Monthly Archives: March 2015

Compare and Contrast: Jesus vs. the governor of Indiana

Hey, Mike? Thou makest Jesus vomit.

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Swiss psychiatrist makes the case for more female pilots

Female pilots of Lufthansa, photographed for the airline by Rolf Bewersdorf. Why aren’t there more of them? According to an article in Schweiz am Sonntag (via EMMA), there should be more women pilots, because they are actually the more trustworthy … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Talk about hosanna

See if you can keep from crying at the last line of this one. I never could.

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Bill C-51: Are you on Harpo’s enemies list yet?

If not, shame on you. Watch this and learn why it behooves you to become an enemy of PetroState Canada and Fortress North America: Democracy, freedom of speech, freedom of religion and political association, the indigenous peoples, the right to … Continue reading

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In Germany, fear is prostitution’s constant companion

Remember how, back in 2002, progressives from all over the world heralded Germany’s suddenly liberalized prostitution laws? Finally, they said — the “oldest profession” would become a job just like any other! Unionization! Freedom of sexual expression! Workers’ rights for … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Plastic boots and plastic hat

Sorry, but this is the only earworm eating its way through my head today: “Mom, I tore a big hole in the convertible.” Honestly, though, I think it’s the insanely razzy kazoo solos that make this one.

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Canadians reject Harper government interference in Venezuela

This past Sunday, there was a demonstration in Ottawa against our own government and its role in the ongoing imperialist/fascist/putschist attacks on the democratically elected government of Venezuela. Here are some of the highlights: Informed opinions: This guy has ’em. … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday (Night): Band of the year, represent!

Big congrats to Hamilton’s heroes, Arkells, for this well-deserved Juno honor. The only real surprise is that this hadn’t happened sooner.

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Meme du jour…

And, given the state of our current government and its blatantly racist legislation (and actual neo-Nazi past), this meme was inevitable.

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Venezuelan TV host fired for racist slurs against Michelle Obama

If you ever wondered just how disgusting and inane Spanish-language talk shows can get, watch the clip above. An alert blogger captured this video of a Venezuelan talking head (on the left-hand side of the screen) shooting his mouth off … Continue reading

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