I hereby propose a moratorium on use of "slams" in headlines. Also, synonyms for "slams." But, really, mostly "slams."
All of these headlines were posted to Google News within a time frame of a few hours (I swear):
Jennette McCurdy slams Nickelodeon, but network says 'Sam & Cat' Season 2 is a goThis is the only use of slam I'm going to allow:
Anthony Bourdain slams Nigella Lawson's U.S. travel ban
Cris Carter slams Eagles with hypocritical tweet in support of DeSean Jackson
Ex-auditor-general Fraser slams elections bill as attack on democracy
Franken slams Supreme Court decision on campaign contribution
Nancy Pelosi Slams Supreme Court's McCutcheon Ruling
Carter Slams Religion and Men for Degrading Women
Pro-Cochran group slams 'hypocrite' opponent
GOP slams Huether in mailers sent to Sioux Falls residents
Independent Schools Victoria slams Gonski education funding model
Court Slams Japan's Scientific Whaling
Radio host slams baseball player for taking paternity leave
Russia slams 'Hitler comparison'
Wayne Rooney Slams Diving Allegations
Amnesty International slams Greek police for 'culture of abuse'
Kimmel slams Ford after mistaken council vote
Greenpeace slams Amazon & Twitter
Judo chief slams Olympic suggestion
Arvind Kejriwal slams Narendra Modi's fast in air-conditioned tents as 'drama'
Bertinelli slams fat-shaming women
Pro-Israel group slams GOP lawmaker Walter Jones
White House Slams Ortiz, Samsung
Drinkable-food developer slams farms, so he gets a little slam back
WHO says Guinea Ebola outbreak small as MSF slams international response
Chess great Kasparov slams Putin's Crimea 'aggression'
Group backed by billionaire Koch brothers slams another billionaire
Canadian Dad Slams Justin Bieber For Acting Like 'A Prick'
Car Slams Into Middletown Liquor StoreThough, seriously, Bieber does sound like a prick.
Editor's note: This posting does not disprove earlier posting that this blog is dead. It really is.