Category Archives: Human Rights FAIL

Quotable: Samantha Bee on sexual harassment in Hollywood (and Washington)

How depressing is it when even Antarctica isn’t a safe place to be female?

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Nazis terrorize Charlottesville AGAIN. Police do worse than nothing…AGAIN.

Dowdy Dickie Spencer’s latest charm offensive in Charlottesville was a cowardly flop. They had what — three, four dozen people, max? — and were so scared of backlash that they required a police escort. Which they got. Now, you can … Continue reading

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Young Turks reporter and camera operator arrested in St. Louis

This happened last night. Jordan Chariton (reporter) and Ty Bayliss (videographer) were arrested by St. Louis police, apparently for filming them during a Black Lives Matter protest in the city. (For context, the protest is one of several following the … Continue reading

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Donnie Drumpf’s Dubya moment

A general calls out Donnie for his poor response to Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico, and does so in no uncertain terms. He calls out everything from his outdated crony capitalism (the Jones Act, which enables Donnie’s Wall Street … Continue reading

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So long, Hef…and thanks for NOTHING.

So, the long overdue has finally happened: Hugh Hefner is dead. He leaves behind four children, two ex-wives, and one current one who stands to inherit…NOTHING. That’s right, folks, she gets bupkus, thanks to a pre-nup that Hef had her … Continue reading

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Obama warned Facebook — wait, WHAT?

Why, oh WHY, was this not making the headlines back when it really mattered? Nine days after Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg dismissed as “crazy” the idea that fake news on his company’s social network played a key role in … Continue reading

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Donnie’s pathetic anti-Venezuela salvo falls flat

People didn’t clap for Donnie’s call for sanctions against Venezuela. They snickered. Because it IS pretty damn dumb to praise “sovereignty” on the one hand, and then go undermining it just because you hate it when it takes the form … Continue reading

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Harvard wusses out

The set-up in this video’s a bit long, but at around the 9-minute mark, Jimmy Dore knocks it the hell out of the park. And for a quick refresher on who Chelsea Manning is and why she matters, she is … Continue reading

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The incredible egotism of Donnie Drumpf

How bad is it when you actually have to applaud Donnie for FINALLY spelling “unprecedented” right? Well…so bad that he’s still tripping over his dick even as Houston lies underwater. He’d rather bully Canada and Mexico, and pardon Joe Arpaio … Continue reading

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Clip ‘n’ Save: A handy-dandy refugee disinfo debunker

Don’t know who cooked up the original meme, but here’s a corrective that’s badly needed. Feel free to share with all your drinky right-wing relatives: And for more information, clicky here.

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