Monthly Archives: January 2017

Was/is Alex Bissonnette a Québécois dittohead?

Today’s Washington Post pleasantly surprised me by going after an unlikely troublemaker. Namely, talk radio and all the trash that clutters up its airwaves: Quebec City has developed the dubious reputation as Canada’s capital of shock jocks, online radio hosts … Continue reading

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Why I have no tolerance for white supremacists, right wingers, and trolls

Two words, kiddies: THIS GUY. This guy is why I closed my comments slots on this blog for the foreseeable future. This guy is why I refuse to engage with the other side. This guy is why even my friends … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: This one’s for Drumpf…

…and I think you’ll agree it’s fitting, given all the lunacy that’s literally flying around over Gringolocolandia: It’s called “Maschine Brennt”, that is, “The Plane’s On Fire”. Here are the lyrics: If it weren’t so bad, so incredibly sad, you … Continue reading

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Aeromexico throws down the gauntlet

Hey, Drumpf! Think your wall is gonna amount to anything? This airline doesn’t: And it looks like they’ve got your number when it comes to bully tactics, too. You will never divide the world.

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Wankers of the Week: Alt-Facts for the Alt-Right, Post-Truth Era!

Crappy weekend, everyone! And a really crappy Holocaust Remembrance Day to all my friends. Damn, it’s becoming especially meaningful this year, isn’t it? Yeah. And that’s really saying something, considering what a post-meaning world we’re now suddenly living in. Lies … Continue reading

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Hey, it’s a pertinent question!

Maybe Alex Fucking Jones knows?

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Quotable: Robert Burns on women’s rights

More relevant now than ever. Happy Robert Burns Night, all bards and Scotsfolks!

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This could be the answer to the US Dems’ woes…

…but only if you listen, and decide to join: And if you want the Dems to keep on losing, you just stick to the corporate party’s agenda, eh?

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Q. How do you spell sexist in Portuguese?

A. T-R-I-F-E-N-E. Like this: “Meeting your ex on the street with his new girlfriend. There are pains only women know. Trifene 200 rapidly relieves pain.” As my Portuguese friend Tomás says, considering the number of men who murder their partners … Continue reading

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Quotable: Voices from the Women’s March

Courtesy of Democracy Now!: I salute all these naaaaaasty women, and more. You all made history yesterday, and set a record for a single day’s demonstration. Keep the momentum up, everyone!

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