Category Archives: Not So Compassionate Conservatism

Nazi brothels: The hidden horror of the concentration camps

A concentration camp identification card from a female prisoner of Ravensbrück, who was sent to work in another camp as a prostitute. The word “Bordellfrau” should escape no one’s notice. Yes, it’s true: There really was nothing beneath the Nazis. … Continue reading

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Undocumented Colombian Drumpf supporter gets deported?

An interesting rumor has been making the rounds of the Spanish-speaking Internets of late. No word yet on whether it’s true, but this sure would be ironic if confirmed…¿no? We all know that Donald Trump made fairly strong statements against … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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

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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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Venezuelan government cracks down on corrupt bakeries and distributors

“No bread until further notice.” A sign out of Les Misérables? Not quite. This was in Caracas, Venezuela…where a government minister and his hard-working team of inspectors are now cracking down on bakeries displaying similar signs while hoarding and hiding … Continue reading

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