Category Archives: Good to Know

Happy Women’s Day. Here’s what we’re (still) up against.

What are we working for? CHANGE. And what are we working to change? These things, among many, MANY others: If you’re driving while female, be careful about honking your horn at anyone blocking the road. Some asshole with a crowbar … Continue reading

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The “rapefugee” myth just died.

“This is how the sex mob rages in our cities!” O RLY? Somebody’s pants are smoking here. Get the fire extinguisher! Via the UK Independent, a shocking new development in the case of the alleged mass sexual assaults of this … 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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Have the mainstream media finally found their (hind) legs?

Will it soon be time to retire this poster? Stay tuned… Well. Here’s something I never thought I’d see. The media are actually standing up to a monumentally corrupt, crapitalist, far-right politician! And it’s one they helped to put in … Continue reading

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Quotable: A gentle reminder from Tommy Douglas, our Greatest Canadian…

…which will be timely not only here, but south of the 49th Parallel and across the Atlantic and Pacific, too: It’s also a useful corrective for those who insist that the problem is that there are “too many definitions” of … Continue reading

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Quotable: Noam Chomsky on “anti-Americans”

“You might take a look at that word ‘Americanism.’ It’s an unusual term, it’s the kind of term that you only find in totalitarian societies as far as I know. So like in the Soviet Union and anti-Sovietism was considered … Continue reading

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Venezuelan asylum seekers tricked by immigration officials, imprisoned in Florida

Evil, wicked Venezuela is bleeding citizens, we’re told. Refugees keep washing up in Florida, claiming political persecution as grounds for asylum. It’s the fault of the evil Chavistas, driving honest working folk out of the land! It’s nothing but a … Continue reading

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A little song for Der Drumpf

Remember those little girls who didn’t get paid for their “patriotic” performance at a Drumpf rally? Well, Stephen Colbert & Co. decided that wasn’t right. So they got together some “girls” of their own: And if you want to know … Continue reading

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Clip ‘n’ Save: A short history of European Union referenda

Next time someone says Brexit will be binding, it might be a good idea to show them this: And please, do enjoy all the spluttering that ensues.

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Dear gunsuckers: You can all shut up now.

And if the above graphic offends you, you might want to educate yourselves as to the real and only purpose for which the AR-15 was invented. Hint: It wasn’t for hunting OR for self-defence. “Our father, Eugene Stoner, designed the … Continue reading

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