Monthly Archives: May 2017

Der Drumpf’s nonsense word of the day

What could it all mean? Jeff Waldorf inquires deeper: Personally, I think he was on a yacht, the captain’s name was Fifi, and he told her to sail for the cove. But since he’s a crappy speller (and this is … Continue reading

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It was 90 years ago today…

…that his dad was in the KKK. And Donnie still is in denial, which is good for a sardonic smile. With apologies to the Beatles (and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band), a headline from all those years ago that … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: It kinda feels like a coup d’état

It’s gonna be yuge, yuge, YUGE!

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Q. How do you salute the man who shits on your country?

A: By wiping your ass on him. Literally. No, really! Yes, this is a real product. And where will it be sold? Why, in Mexico…where else? He went from anger to creativity. Antonio Battaglia, a lawyer from Guanajuato, will be … Continue reading

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Wankers of the Week: The Curtsy, the Swat, and the Handshake from Hell

Crappy weekend, everyone! And a very crappy one to dear ol’ Donnie, whose impeachment inches ever closer, and who shuffles with Ridicule ever nipping at his heels. And this week, it got so many bites in, from the fact that … Continue reading

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If uniformed officers are a bad idea at schools, what about Pride?

A 1981 issue of The Body Politic, a Toronto gay community newspaper, calling for protests against the police following a series of bathhouse raids known as Operation Soap. As Pride Week approaches in Toronto, I’ve noticed an uptick on my … Continue reading

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CONFIRMED: Sultan Erdogan ORDERED his goons to attack Kurdish demonstrators!

Even without hearing exactly what was said, it’s pretty clear that Sultan Erdogan ordered his goons to attack, unprovoked, in Washington, DC. He even went to see how they did, and appeared satisfied. Since when is this legal? And why … Continue reading

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Ah yes, THAT peaceful Venezuelan opposition.

So peaceful. So pro-democracy. So… …very, very WHITE.

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Music for a Sunday: Chris Cornell, RIP

Lots of people are playing Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” nonstop right now to remember Chris Cornell, who died suddenly and by his own hand a few days ago. But for me, this is him at his best: Huge voice, unbelievable … Continue reading

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Why Chelsea Manning is a hero, not a traitor

Jimmy Dore breaks it all down, in horrifying detail. What Chelsea Manning revealed to Wikileaks shows that the villain here isn’t one lone whistle-blowing ex-army private, nor a site devoted to publishing leaked information from people like her, but the … Continue reading

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