Monthly Archives: October 2017

Whitefish Energy: Puerto Rico says ¡NO!

David Pakman updates the Whitefish Energy scandal and makes a larger point: Donnie Drumpf & Co. hate the “fake news” media not only because they do, in fact, report real news, but also because the news they report shames them … Continue reading

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Down goes Manafort!

Ladies and gentlemen, we got him: Down goes Manafort! Down goes Manafort! And it’s not just Paul Manafort who’s been indicted today; his associate Rick Gates is also indicted, and on the same twelve charges. And there’s a huge, complicated … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Ridicule is nothing to be scared of

Can’t imagine anyone ridiculing Adam Ant, ever. He was truly the beau of every ball!

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Wankers of the Week: A grab bag of grody

Crappy weekend, everyone! And crappy almost-Halloween! Pro tip for all you trick-or-treaters out there: Do NOT go to the White House this year, because their “treats”…are TRICKS. And nasty tricks at that, like putting your hand in a punchbowl and … Continue reading

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Campus ‘wingers “protest” safe spaces…with an own goal

Funny how it’s the people who’ve had their safe space for the longest time (white, right-wing, male, presumably straight and cisgendered) are now kvetching that others might suddenly have a right to their own, where these latter-day Columbuses are getting … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: One for the bastards of Hollywood and Washington

Just a word of fair warning to the Harvey Weinsteins and Donnie Drumpfs of the world.

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Wankers of the Week: Ding dong, Donnie is doomed

Crappy weekend, everyone! And an especially crappy one to Donnie, not that he needs to be wished it; he’s probably just glad that it’s over. We’ll be gladder when HE’s over. And here’s who else I wouldn’t mind seeing the … Continue reading

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Say WHAT, Dubya?

Holy shit. Look who broke his lengthy silence to dis Donnie Drumpf without even saying his name: Honestly, it’s a cold day in Hades when Dubya starts to actually sound somewhat smart, if only in comparison to someone else, ahem. … Continue reading

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Quotable: Mark Critch on Gord Downie

Gordie, you were ahead by a century. Here’s hoping Ry Cooder is willing to show up and sing your eulogy, like the song says:

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Thank you, Tarana Burke.

So lately, there’s been this “Me Too” thing happening all over the Internets, wherein women briefly state that they, too, have been sexually assaulted. Some have even hashtagged it. The popular assumption is that it was started by Alyssa Milano, … Continue reading

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