Category Archives: Isn’t That Illegal?

A major WTF on Moroccan TV

A Moroccan TV channel is under fire, at home and abroad, for featuring a segment on how to cover up facial bruising caused by domestic violence. (Pro tip: “Use the yellow foundation, the white one lets the punch marks show … Continue reading

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638 failed murder attempts in Cuba

The full length documentary of the 638 (!!!) failed attempts on Fidel Castro’s life. What does it tell us? Well, besides that Fidel was incredibly clever (that’s a given) and at times just plain lucky (surprise!), it tells us a … Continue reading

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The #NotYourShield crowd takes up fake-black shields…AGAIN.

Well. Wasn’t THIS just so predictable? Yes, that’s right…people who hate blacks (and women, and LGBT folk), and who in the past have created fake “black” (and “female”, and “LGBT”) Twitter-egg accounts during GamerGate…are doing it again, this time to … Continue reading

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Quotable: Bernie Sanders on fossil fuel dependency

Bernie didn’t mention this, but Der Drumpf is not just a hazard to the environment (in Standing Rock and beyond) by virtue of his idiotic climate-change denial (which, ha ha, the Chinese have already slapped him for); he is also … Continue reading

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LAPD…WTF???

Well, this was unexpected. Given its long-standing (and richly deserved) reputation for racism, the LAPD has taken a stance for good policing…for a change: The Los Angeles Police Department won’t change its stripes and help deport undocumented immigrants under President-elect … Continue reading

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Against the “leftist” case for a certain right-wing president-elect

“The end of the world as we know it” — Der Spiegel, not exactly a socialist Chicken Little, callin’ it like it really is. Of all the lame arguments I’ve ever heard, none is a bigger non-starter than “the enemy … Continue reading

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A few random thoughts on the US election farce

So, this happened. Der Drumpf groped Ms. Liberty, and now she’s in hiding, because the last thing she wants is those wrinkly little shrimp fingers in her…well, you know. And who can blame her? After all, he’s brought out the … Continue reading

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Why Der Drumpf tried to rig the Nevada ballot

Cenk Uygur talks about Nevada, and other hotly-contested states. The “undecided” vote is larger than usual, but the Latin-American vote is the one actually bidding fair to change the electoral landscape this year. And Der Drumpf knows this, which is … Continue reading

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Photos du jour: Like father, like son

It’s Election day in the US of A, and here is Clan Drumpf, turning out to vote. First, Der Drumpf and his robo-trophywife: And then, it’s the junior Drumpfs’ turn: Looks like neither Drumpf believes in the arcane and oh-so-difficult … Continue reading

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Why the US is at war in Syria

Ever wonder how that Syrian conflict REALLY began? Well, you might have to look back to 2000 for the real root cause: As usual, it’s all about oil prices…and pipelines. And if you want to know even more, they mention … Continue reading

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