Category Archives: Isn’t It Ironic?

All you need to know about last night’s US presidential debate…

…in about a minute and a half: Isn’t this kind of ironic, coming from someone who claims that Mexican and other Latin American immigrants bring in drugs? No, really. It IS ironic, considering who he used to hang with, but … Continue reading

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More homophobic ironies from the Mexican Catholic church

Hey! Remember how, not so long ago, a Mexican cardinal was claiming to know more about the male anus (and its differences from its female counterpart) than scientists themselves? Well, looks like he’s not the only dubious sexpert in the … Continue reading

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Bare breasts and burkinis: The hypocrisies of Manuel Valls and France

“Liberty Guiding the People”, by Eugène Delacroix, 1830. This image has been often conflated with that of Marianne, an allegorical figure representing the French Republic, who is typically not shown with bare breasts. And she has also been misused recently … Continue reading

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Quotable: Noam Chomsky on the Brazilian coup d’état

“Dilma Rousseff is maybe the one politician who hasn’t — leading politician who hasn’t stolen in order to benefit herself. She’s being charged with manipulations in the budget, which are pretty standard in many countries, taking from one pocket and … Continue reading

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Yon-Yon gets detained!

Diosdado Cabello, lighting it up at a PSUV rally in Barinas with a truth-bomb. Well, well. What have we here? Oh, nothing…just another “peaceful” Venezuelan oppo, doing what peaceful protesters do: The vice-president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela … Continue reading

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Of burkinis and bans

“Hypocrisy on the beach: ‘We’re looking for ostentatious religious signs…’ ‘Have you seen any burkinis or veiled Muslim women?’” Not wanting to be one of those suffocatingly silent white feminists who have no opinion (or worse, a veiled bigoted opinion) … 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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Mexican cardinal offers bizarre sex-ed lesson

Mexican cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera is a powerful man in the Catholic hierarchy. And, like so many of his ilk, he has some mighty…er…interesting notions about human sexuality and the functions of the body: The Roman Catholic Church and its … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart, where ya been?

Ah…balm for everyone’s frayed nerves from last night, eh? Watch Jon as he takes on Drumpf, the Baby Jesus (whom he calls “Lumpy”) and the hypocrisy of right-wing media. Oh, and Stephen Colbert is in there too, cleaning out an … Continue reading

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