Category Archives: Law-Law Land

Drumpf voters in Iowa oppose DAPL pipeline!

Now here’s something you don’t see every day: A number of Iowa farmers who voted for Drumpf are now being given concrete cause to regret that misguided choice: their lands are being seized and stripped of topsoil under a misuse … Continue reading

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Bananas.

Q. How stupid are Brexit voters’ reasons for voting Brexit? A. THIS stupid. “It was bananas what did it for you?” Yes, really. Bananas — one straight one — apparently convinced this woman to throw her vote away on an … Continue reading

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Remembering Viola Desmond

Viola Desmond, a Canadian civil-rights hero, was honored today with the announcement that her face would appear on the $10 bill. She beat Rosa Parks to the punch by nine years, in 1946, when she insisted on sitting in the … Continue reading

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Silliest anti-Drumpf strategy so far: state-run brothels!

If the above image makes no sense to you in this context, don’t worry. It will after you read this latest bit of lunacy from Switzerland: It took two hours and eighteen minutes before Donald Trump’s name dropped on Wednesday … 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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Gustavo Petro drops a bombshell: Colombia’s referendum was STOLEN!

Colombian media are in a firestorm: Juan Carlos Vélez Uribe — senator and candidate for mayor of Medellín — essentially confessing that the recent referendum on the Havana Accords, which would have put an end to the decades-old Colombian civil … Continue reading

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Why Robin Camp needs to go

If you ever wondered whether a so-called “independent judiciary” is really such a great thing as it’s cracked up to be, you might want to bear in mind how independent it really is not. And how it treats those of … Continue reading

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Brock Turner finally starts doing some real time

Bawwwww, my heart bleeds. Now he’s about to start facing a small, SMALL fraction of the stigma his victim will be feeling for the rest of her life. Looks good on you, asshole.

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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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