Category Archives: Isn’t That Illegal?

Brazil: Pious MP busted for pedophilia, caught red-handed

A military policeman tries to bribe one of his civil counterparts after the latter caught him red-handed with a naked child in his car in a parking lot. Story, via El País: On Saturday, military police reserve colonel Pedro Chavarry … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil is the Bomb!, Cops Behaving Badly, Fascism Without Swastikas, Isn't That Illegal?, Not So Compassionate Conservatism, Pissing Jesus Off | Leave a comment

No use trying to “Lean In” — the pay gap is real

Welp, looks like one more sexist canard just bit the dust. When even the Torygraph is reporting this, you KNOW the gender gap in pay is real…and it’s the product of rampant sexism: The research, from the University of Wisconsin … Continue reading

Posted in Crapagandarati, Economics for Dummies, Filthy Stinking Rich, If You REALLY Care, Isn't That Illegal?, Men Who Just Don't Get It, Merry Old England, Oceania, The "Well, DUH!" Files, The United States of Amnesia, Uppity Wimmin | Comments Off on No use trying to “Lean In” — the pay gap is real

Venezuela: Another major coup attempt thwarted

Madurito addressing a huge rally in Caracas. He’s comparing the latest putsch attempt to April 11 (2002), the infamous date when the opposition managed to kidnap his good friend and predecessor, Chavecito. And that’s not all he’s doing: Venezuelan president … Continue reading

Posted in Bullies, Fascism Without Swastikas, Huguito Chavecito, Isn't That Illegal? | Comments Off on Venezuela: Another major coup attempt thwarted

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

Posted in Brazil is the Bomb!, Fascism Without Swastikas, Filthy Stinking Rich, Isn't It Ironic?, Isn't That Illegal?, Quotable Notables | Comments Off on Quotable: Noam Chomsky on the Brazilian coup d’état

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

Posted in Fascism Without Swastikas, Huguito Chavecito, Isn't It Ironic?, Isn't That Illegal?, The United States of Amnesia | Comments Off on Yon-Yon gets detained!

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

Posted in Crapagandarati, Economics for Dummies, Fascism Without Swastikas, Filthy Stinking Rich, Good to Know, Huguito Chavecito, Human Rights FAIL, Isn't It Ironic?, Isn't That Illegal?, Law-Law Land, Spooks, The United States of Amnesia | Comments Off on Venezuelan asylum seekers tricked by immigration officials, imprisoned in Florida

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

Posted in Filthy Stinking Rich, Good to Know, Isn't It Ironic?, Isn't That Illegal?, Karma 1, Dogma 0, Not So Compassionate Conservatism, Schadenfreude, The United States of Amnesia | Comments Off on A little song for Der Drumpf

CNN Latino journos called to testify in Bolivian defamation case

CNN Latino reporter Fernando del Rincón, one of two journalists from the network who are being required to testify in a case that has proved more embarrassing to the Chicken Noodle Network than to the president they were striving to … Continue reading

Posted in All About Evo, Crapagandarati, Isn't It Ironic?, Isn't That Illegal? | Comments Off on CNN Latino journos called to testify in Bolivian defamation case

Another paramilitary band busted in Venezuela

Thamara Belén Caleño Candelo, 25, and Joshua Anthony Holt, 24, alias “El Gringo”, apparently on their wedding day. Looks like their honeymoon is gonna be short and nasty now, because these two were swept up as part of an anti-paramilitary … Continue reading

Posted in Fascism Without Swastikas, Huguito Chavecito, Isn't That Illegal?, Spooks, The United States of Amnesia | Comments Off on Another paramilitary band busted in Venezuela

Venezuelan economic minister: Kimberly-Clark lied!

Venezuelan Kimberly-Clark workers denounce the corporation for abruptly pulling out, leaving them without work. So, what have we here? Oh, nothing…just a whole lot of full containers of raw materials, and a bunch of lying buffoons who fucked off out … Continue reading

Posted in Banksters, Bullies, Economics for Dummies, Fascism Without Swastikas, Huguito Chavecito, Isn't It Ironic?, Isn't That Illegal?, The United States of Amnesia | Comments Off on Venezuelan economic minister: Kimberly-Clark lied!