Category Archives: If You REALLY Care

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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What REALLY happened last night — er, YEAR — in Sweden

Here’s something that should knock Drumpf’s combover right off his head: Yeah, how about that. The Swedish economy is booming. Socialism really IS good for capitalism! Not for individual crooked capitalists so much, maybe, but for an economy, any economy? … Continue reading

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Cops Behaving Badly: An unholy alliance in Flint, Michigan

This is fucked up on so many levels: They were arresting town-hall attendees in Flint. Not for rioting or anything close to it, but for cussing during a moment of emotional agitation, and for wearing hats in a church (but … Continue reading

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To all my friends who are not there for Russia

This evening, I was shocked by something a friend had written on a Facebook post of mine about the recent terrorist attacks in Russia. Namely, that they “weren’t there for Russia”. It was just a throwaway line, but it hit … Continue reading

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Neil Macdonald cries for teh menz

Oh, won’t somebody think of the men? Clearly, no one in Ottawa is doing so, if the latest federal budget is any indication. Luckily, the menz have Neil Macdonald, CBC’s voice of the voiceful, to take up their kvetch for … Continue reading

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Ugh, Sophie…NO.

Can you spot what’s wrong with this picture? Take a good close look: It’s a lovely shot, don’t get me wrong. But the sentiments expressed alongside, while sweet, seem to me more fitting for Valentine’s Day than International Women’s Day: … Continue reading

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The Madness of King Don

Many years ago, I saw a movie. It was full of Pink Floyd songs, and it was all about a troubled, alienated little boy whose father died fighting the Nazis in World War II. Everything that happened to him was … Continue reading

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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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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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NAACP members arrested at racist senator’s office

“By their fruits shall ye know them.” And since Der Drumpf’s pick for attorney general is so manifestly racist, you know that Drumpf himself is, too. And that’s why the NAACP was sitting in at his office. You can show … Continue reading

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