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Legendary actress Lauren Bacall has passed away from a stroke. She was 89.
Robin Williams was found dead. He was 63.
Gun control advocate and former Reagan press secretary died Monday at the age of 73.
ZURICH - Blues musician Johnny Winter is dead at age 70, according to Zurich police. Although no foul…
There is no end to the news stories surrounding The Most Transparent Administration, EVAH™ lately. It used to be that the White House minions would wait until 4 PM EST to dump any news. But lately it’s almost as if they are so complacent that they forget to manage the news cycle. I mean, they are just no longer even trying. A massive email dump is given to Judicial Watch as per their FOIA request, and you allow a former Nat’l Security Council spokesman with the attitude of a pimply 16 year old that has been turned down for Prom by his crush to go explain what the administration WASN’T DOING on the night of September 11, 2012?
Who is writing this drama? Nicholas Sparks?
First we learn that The Prez wasn’t in the Situation Room at all during the Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, and Planet Hillary was….. not there either. Then Pimples Vietor drops another nugget: he was in charge of talking points for Ambassador Rice, and the talking points were changed from “attacks” to “demonstrations”. Hey, in my world without Common Core math, 2+2=4. But the biggest take-away anyone with two braincells and an axon can get is this: no matter what, the level on incompetence from ALL senior staff, The Prez included, was instrumental in the Benghazi terrorist attacks. People are in dire need of rescue and you can’t be bothered to even be briefed in the Situation Room? Shit, even MSNBC is turning on the administration!
And I can see 2016 from here.
We’re a month away from declaring a winner in the 2013 H&B DeadPool. the_botnet is still in the lead but not by much. A single death this month could change the outcome of this round.
This time of the year also means that its time to start preparing your lists for the next round. The H&B DeadPool 2014 site is now up and ready for you to start your lists.
Your usernames and passwords from the previous round will not work, it is necessary to sign up again.
The 2014 H&B DeadPool site is here: http://2014.hb-deadpool.com/
Lets go! Get your lists together! I’m sure the_botnet is not done collecting H&B beer steins yet!
It is nearing that time again. Soon, the site for the new season of H&B Deadpool will be open and you can start building your list.
Due to time constraints, the new site is simply an update of the existing site. I’ve made some bug fixes and a few other adjustments, but it is essentially the same site. I’ll post the URL soon.
What I’d like to do first is get some input on what the prize for the next round should be. So far the prize has been a coffee mug or beer stein with the H&B logo on one side and DeadPool Winner on the other.
The question is: does anyone have a better idea? Any ideas that get posted in the comments will go up in a poll in a couple of days for voting.
Trailblazing White House journalist Helen Thomas has died at age 92 after a long illness, sources told CNN Saturday.
Sentry gets the 2 for the report. 1IDVET was the only one that saw it coming.
Well, Senator Frank Lautenberg passed away. Rest in peace.
Jay Rockerfeller isn’t running for his seat next year. Time to really enjoy his fortune, I guess.
Kony is back in the news, poaching elephants. This time it will be “Pachy 2013″.
The Prez is itching to sign the UN arms control treaty. I’m sure there are other things itching, like trigger fingers.
And the Manning- Wikileaks trial begins. Let the circus begin.
I saw this, and thought of y’all.
Try to have a good Monday. I don’t ask for “great”, because I know better
Jean Stapleton, the stage-trained character actress who played Archie Bunker’s far better half, the sweetly naive Edith, in CBS’ groundbreaking 1970s comedy “All in the Family,” has died. She was 90.
“Jean was a brilliant comedienne with exquisite timing,” Rob Reiner, who played the Bunkers’ liberal son-in-law Mike, aka Meathead, on the show, said in a statement to CBS News. “Working with her was one of the greatest experiences of my life. My thoughts go out to her family.”
Stapleton died Friday of natural causes at her New York City home surrounded by friends and family, her children told The Associated Press Saturday.
USMC82 gets the 2 for the report and Broozer gets 10 for the death. Both riff and Broozer are closing in on the_botnet’s early lead.
From Fox News:
George Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” has died. He was 81.
Jones died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after being hospitalized with fever and irregular blood pressure, according to his publicist Kirt Webster.
Broozer was first with the report.
From USA Today:
For many sports fans in the 1960s through the 1990s, Pat Summerall was the voice of the NFL, starting with CBS’ Sunday telecasts and later with Fox, famously paired for much of that time with John Madden.
Summerall, 82, passed away Tuesday in Dallas, said his daughter, Susie Wiles.
1IDVET gained points from this death. USMC82 gets the two for the report, beating the rest of y’all by about an hour. Slackers.
Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87.
The Ohio native died Thursday evening at his Montecito, Calif., home of natural causes, said Joe Petro III, a longtime family friend. Petro said Winters died surrounded by family and friends.
Coop got the two for the report. riff gets points for having Winters on his list.
From The New York Times:
Annette Funicello, who won America’s heart as a 12-year-old in Mickey Mouse ears, captivated adolescent baby boomers in slightly spicy beach movies and later championed people with multiple sclerosis, a disease she had for more than 25 years, died on Monday in Bakersfield, Calif. She was 70.