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Reggie Bush’s Paper Trail Isn’t Pretty

February 26, 2010 27 comments

Deed to Bush's Parents' House Owned by Agents

It’s Black and White: Bush was Ineligible

By Joe Bodolai © 2010, All rights reserved

The fact that Reggie Bush was ineligible to play for USC in 2005 is not a matter of opinion. Here is a paper trail that shows benefits that are not allowed under NCAA bylaws.

NCAA by-law 12.3.1.2 states that an athlete shall be deemed ineligible if he or she accepts benefits from agents or marketing representatives. The rule further states that student-athletes, their family or friends cannot receive benefits or loans from agents. Additionally, NCAA by-law12.1.2.1.6 states that athletes cannot receive preferential treatment, benefits or services because of the individual’s athletics reputation or skill or pay-back potential as a professional athlete, unless such treatment, benefits or services are specifically permitted under NCAA legislation. (Source: rivals.com)

Included are some financial documents including the deed to the Bush parents’ home provided for free, some receipts for a lavish Las Vegas weekend at the Venetian, his brand new Chevy Impala, and other damning documents. Let’s see how the NCAA ignores this.

Oh, and there is testimony that Pete Carroll was on the phone and knew about the illegal housing situation.

College Student Reggie Bush Spends Like a Player in Las Vegas

$600 Airfare on Southwest to Oakland. Denise Griffin is Reggie's Mother, Lamar his stepfather and Jovan his younger brother. They flew to watch Reggie play Cal the next day.

New Chevrolet Impala Purchased by New Era Agents

I rest my case. I hope the NCAA does too.

What penalties will the NCAA impose? Likely they will be far too light for the nature of the violations since USC is a TV draw as well as a partner with ESPN on a site so blatantly titled as “WeAreSC.com”. A TV sports network is a business partner with a college football program? Hmmm… journalism 101?Fail. Why not just call it ”CheeringForUSCinthePressBox.com.?

The NCAA in recent years has let major violations go by with “retroactive” loss of scholarships, loss of “wins” etc. as with Alabama and Florida State. The only real penalty that makes a difference is loss of scholarships, not retroactively, but for real. For now. This year. This means you Seantrel Henderson. Hope you like a 4-7 season.  Come on NCAA. Be real. You talk about “student-atheletes” so let’s see what game you have.

Amazon To Sell Classic Novels in New “Easy-to-Read” Twitter Versions

February 23, 2010 8 comments

WHY SLOG THROUGH LITERATURE WHEN YOU CAN BANG THROUGH “TWITTERATURE”?

Joe Bodolai, All rights reserved

Amazon.com Chairman of the Board Jeffrey Bezos announced that the popular online retailer would now make available what he termed “the ground breaking novels of literature, the classics that everyone should read but really don’t have that kind of time for. That’s why we’re making world-famous novels available in new easy to read versions, and what’s easier to read than Twitter?“

Pointing out that reading a novel like War and Peace could often take months to slog through for people who actually read, the new ”Classic Twitterature “ could be devoured as easily as texting. ”This is the way people read today,“ he said,” and we have to adapt. Imagine reading “Moby Dick” in half the time it takes to drain out a brew in the restroom.“

Bezos also said that Amazon would offer the classics to schools at a discount for each teacher or student who also purchased a Kindle adding ”we are also exploring sending the books directly to cell phones with a 3G push service. Parents who have been concerned about what their kids are looking at on their phones can now rest assured that they will now have access to great books without getting their fingers covered in ink or shit like that, you know, whatever.“

Although the PowerPoint presentation was delayed nearly an hour when Windows 7 crashed, once the audience (made up mainly of literature professors from America’s most prestigious party schools) saw free samples of the novels sent to their cellphones, one reporter described their reaction as ”fuckin’ epic dude.“

The preview alone, said Bezos, would ”give students a Harvardish education at a Wal-Martly price.” Some of the offerings:

The Grapes of Wrath:@Steinbeck.com

Dude, wtf  sup w this dust? Can’t grow shit, bank’s on my ass. I’m so outta here!

Moby Dick:@Dickword.com

Aaar mateys! Harpooning now and using my big one… ttyl

Crime and Punishment:@trutv.com

I swear to god I’m going to kill someone. I mean it dude. I got mad skillz fo’ sho. Can’t bust me yo. 😉 Maybe I’ll kill myself.

Finnegans Wake:@Irishpub.com

Dude, where the hell are you? Finnegan wake up. All you Finnegans. Wake up!  Hit me back.

Pride & Prejudice:@weareallchelseahandler.com

This guy is being such a jerk! … He’s hot though! … omg he just asked me out! gtg!

Categories: Comedy and Satire

Iraq: Private Contractors are Thieving, Lying Criminals

February 21, 2010 6 comments

What Republicans Don’t Want You to See

By Joe Bodolai © 2010, All rights reserved

Filmmaker Robert Greenwald was invited to testify before Congress about his research and experience in Iraq. He brought a short film. Republicans did not want it shown. This shocking clip shows the real corruption behind this evil war.

Visit his channel: Brave New Films at youtube.com/user/bravenewfilms

What if the Internet Was Invented Before the Telephone?

February 19, 2010 3 comments

Maybe it Was….

By Joe Bodolai © 2009, All rights reserved

What if Alexander Graham Bell tried to call Watson when he was “unavailable“? Would he think his invention wouldn’t work? What if Watson were in the can?  Or storing carrots for the winter in the root cellar? In that circumstance the only way Bell could know his invention worked would be if he had invented the answering machine first.

So let’s say Alexander Graham Bell gave up on the telephone and spent the rest of his life unsuccessfully trying to find a way to send targeted advertising through unwanted bulk telegraph messages? Or meat in a can? He was, unfortunately, ahead of his time.

So with Bell’s failure the telegraph became the VHS to the telephone’s BetaMax. But, would things really have been so different? Wasn’t the telegraph the first internet?

Was the telegraph ideal for "sexting"?

According to one expert (okay, me) there is evidence of President Grover Cleveland ”sexting“ with his mistress Maria Halpin. Telegraph technology was actually more suited to sexting as it was only possible to tap out messages with one hand.

In Morse Code this: .– …. .- – / .- .-. . / -.– — ..- / .– . .- .-. .. -. –. ..–.. means ”what are you wearing?“

I discovered some yellowing documents in the prestigious Grover Cleveland Presidential Library, located not in Cleveland but in Buffalo since the construction crew couldn’t tell the difference. I immediately recognized the documents as transcriptions of Morse Code. And it was clearly an excerpt from a sext message to Maria, from the Oval Office no less, which included these keyboard strokes:

President Grover Cleveland, Father of Presidential Sexting

”My dearest Maria, I trust you are not yet up as I am. I awoke as usual thinking of you and felt as if you were riding the mighty iron horse of the Union Pacific Railroad, its throbbing and prodigious engine chugging and chugging with increasing vigor and urgency, finally reaching its destination and releasing its glorious pearly cargo…“

And is her reply the precursor of internet porn? Certainly she knows that men are more visually stimulated and paints a very spicy mental picture:

The first Monica Lewinsky?

”Darlng Grovey, your missive made me turn on the gaslight. This had the most beneficent effect of lovely warm light flickering across my supine body as if passenger pigeon feathers were gently tickling, causing a most agreeable situation throughout. The warmth of the room allowed to remove my corset, slowly, one big whalebone at a time. With each opening the folds gently opened to reveal more as it released my bosom and allowed a deep sigh of increasing relief…“

It seems the transmission ended here as the transcript appears discolored and stained.

Clearly the internet has been around for much longer than when Al Gore said he invented it. Obviously the next development would have been social networks. I’m sure they existed and they will not escape my exhaustive research. These would likely have flourished and blossomed in “The Roaring Twenties.” This was an era when women shocked society with their skimpy flapper outfits, scandalous new habits such as smoking, drinking, and voting.

Of course, eventually a watershed breakthrough would occur. A new device and new technology would change everything. The internet would seem as old fashioned, slow, and  be buried with the ashes of GeoCities, MSN, and AOL. ”Dude! You gotta check this out! It’s like email or texting but you can actually talk to the person! So like in chat rooms you’ll know if it’s a dude because you can actually hear a voice. Just like they were next to you! Epic shit! It’s called a ”phone!“

Coming soon: I’ll show you the lost MySpace pages of Adolph Hitler and Elvis Presley along with John F. Kennedy’s scandalous and sexy Facebook, and Twitter feeds of Princess Diana, and more.

Categories: Comedy and Satire

EXCLUSIVE! New Cheney Terror Tape Surfaces!

February 14, 2010 Leave a comment

Believed to be Odiously Authentic

By Joe Bodolai © 2010, All rights reserved

Quality Shows News (QSN) has obtained what it believes to be an authentic new taped message from terror spokesman Dick Cheney. The tape shows the former “vice-president” and architect of generations of wars (although never having served in one)  speaking to an unnamed interviewer, with the Capitol Building in view behind him, from what appears to be his secret undisclosed location, the byzantine network of fortified caves that is more impenetrable than Tora Bora — Washington.

Cheney, his voice sounding understatedly more assholishly self-righteous than usual, made ominous statements regarding the “crotch bomber” whose action, he said, ”should not be treated as a criminal act, but as an act of war,“ presumably referring to the war on the man’s own balls.

He conducted the interview wearing a red tie, perhaps suggesting more bloodshed, and suggested that the Obama Administration owes his presidential spokesperson, George W. Bush, ”a big vote of thanks up front.“ Or, in Cheney’s case, from behind.

The video is chilling and offers insights into Cheney’s dark and terrifying mind, far worse than the late Osama bin Laden, the CIA operative who has been dead for years, along with most of America’s overly “Snookified“brain cells.

Categories: Comedy and Satire

Restaurant’s 15-Pound Burger a Cheap Publicity Stunt

February 14, 2010 1 comment

Say It Ain’t So, Joe! ignores obvious ploy for media attention

By Joe Bodolai (c) 2010, All rights reserved

Morning radio talk shows, online news sites, even otherwise-respectable newspapers have fallen for a Clearfield, Pennsylvania restaurant’s tawdry attempt at free publicity by serving a 15-pound (6.6 kilo) hamburger.

Say It Ain't So, Joe! refuses to pander to a cheap publicity stunt featuring this awesome 15-pound burger at Denny's Beer Barrel Restaurant at 1423 Dorey Street in Clearfield, Pa.

Above is the picture of the restaurant’s 15-pound burger that many so-called “news” outlets ran, falling for the “clear attempt at publicity,” according to  Say It Ain’t So Joe! editors. “We wisely refused and will never be a tool for the Giant Burger Lobby,” preferring, they said, “news stories of substance and merit which provide insight for our readers. We would never fall for cheap stunts like that pulled by Denny’s Beer Barrel Restaurant at 1423 Dorey Street in Clearfield, Pennsylvania.” The restaurant sells the Beer Barrel Belly Buster, which comes with 10.5 pounds of ground beef, 25 slices of fresh local cheddar cheese, a head of crisp romaine (not iceberg) lettuce, three tomatoes, two onions, a cup-and-a-half each of mayonnaise, relish, ketchup, mustard and banana peppers and a bun and costs just $30 at the restaurant located at 1423 Dorey Street in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, with plenty of free and easy parking and crisp delicious fries.

Say It Ain’t So Joe! editors said they will “continue to ignore stunt news such as this in favor of our usual mandate to enrich and edify our readers. “We would never mix real journalism with commercial messages or other agendas like the New York Times does for Israel.” Publisher Joe Bodolai said “you can look forward to our hard-hitting look next week when we investigate a Buffalo bar which plans to serve free beer and wings with nude waitresses eating bananas very slowly… As soon as we get comped.”

Categories: Comedy and Satire

“Al-Qaeda” 9-11 Training Plane Found!

February 13, 2010 Leave a comment

So-Called “Expert” Pilots’ Craft Was “Flying for Dummies”

By Joe Bodolai (c) 2010, All rights reserved

While we heard in the official reports of the 9-11 tragedies that the pilots who actually flew the planes performed “exceptionally complex and skilled maneuvers”, new photos have surfaced of their training planes, which were basically operational training manuals, so easy that even a caveman… no, an untrained Muslim patsy could do it. Or Mossad of course.

So Simple to Fly Even an Untrained Muslim Patsy Can Do It!

Photos: Courtesy Kulula Air

Branded as “Flying 101”,the planes have apparently been sold to Kulula Air.

Categories: Comedy and Satire