Category Archives: Not So Compassionate Conservatism

A few random thoughts on Omar Khadr

By now, it should be no secret to any of you who have read this blog over the years (thank you!) that I am utterly against the so-called War on Terror. I’ve repeatedly said that it is not a war … Continue reading

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“Proud Boys” not looking so proud up here

Oh dear. Looks like somebody isn’t ready for prime time… The Proud Boys have shamed Canada’s military. At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, rear admiral John Newton apologized for the behaviour of five six Armed Forces members who disrupted an … Continue reading

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Black lives don’t matter at FUX Snooze

Francis Maxwell notes a disturbing trend at the not-so-fair-or-balanced right-wing channel: Black lives, like that of Philando Castile, don’t matter to them one iota, because they never mention him. When they DO mention black people, it’s always in the context … Continue reading

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Far-right Spanish politicians held private “bacchanals” with businessman

It’s been a while since I translated anything out of Spain, but this horrific report has caught my eye. And the picture it paints of the Partido Popular — the “Popular Party” directly descended from fascist Generalissimo Franco himself — … Continue reading

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Germany: Xenophobic party’s badvertising campaign of sexism and hate

Y’okay. So, here are some ads from the German election campaign. All are from the AFD party, which bills itself as the “Alternative For Germany”. See if you can spot what’s wrong with these pictures. (I’ll give you a broad … Continue reading

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Bernie burns Drumpf

So okay, this is a few days late. (I only saw this just this morning.) But it’s not a penny short.

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Austrian “feminazis” get real Nazis in a tizzy

Members of the satirical feminist Hysteria Fellowship crash the right-wing Academic Ball. Photo: Vice. Something wicked is afoot in Wien…something wickedly funny, that is. And it’s got a lot of really nasty men all hot and bothered — or helpless … 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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The arrogant nopology of Milo Yiannopoulos

Ugh. Get a load of this: I’m feeling kinda sado-masochistic tonight, so I’m gonna take this nopology apart turd by turd, and show you just how big a pile of shit it is, and how sorry he is NOT. Ready? … Continue reading

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Who robbed Canada’s military?

This fever chart comes to us courtesy of the CBC, which reports that Canada’s military has been robbed over the last 12 years of a shocking amount of goods: More than $10 million worth of equipment — including combat gear, … Continue reading

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