Category Archives: The United States of Amnesia

CIA director admits to wanting regime change in Venezuela

Holy fucking shit, get a load of Donnie’s chief spook here: Mike Pompeo, verbatim: “Any time you have a country as large and with the economic capacity of a country like Venezuela, America has a deep interest in making sure … Continue reading

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Cops Behaving Badly: Why they hate body cams, part umpteen

An old, universally unpopular means of making arrests is exposed. Or rather, it exposes itself, thanks to the cop shop not hiring the brightest lights on the tree.

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Sebastian Gorka is STILL a ridiculous cartoon

Oh look, the boys are back in the White House (as opposed to grown-ass ADULTS of whatever gender): Wow, Seb, those are some big, brave words for a cartoon coyote whose toy “doctorate” comes from a diploma mill in Hungary. … Continue reading

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Honor crime: Just a Muslim thing?

Left: the scene of the crime; right: the victim. Uh…not in Israel, it ain’t: A Christian resident of the central Israeli town of Ramle was charged on Sunday with killing his teenage daughter over her relationship with a young Muslim. … Continue reading

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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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Finally, someone admits that “clean coal” is a lie

There you have it, from the horse’s mouth (or its south end): “Carbon capture and sequestration” is another way of saying “No coal”. Hey, how about we just go with NO COAL? I mean, it’s not like it was fingered … Continue reading

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Teh Stoopid at wrek

No, srsly. No step on snek, because snek bite…with a bullet! Aaaand sometimes, it bite its snekky self in teh ass: GETTYSBURG, PA – The rumor that antifa were coming to Gettysburg National Military Park to desecrate Confederate monuments there … 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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There is just nothing that is not creepy about this…

One can’t help feeling sorry for Caitriona Perry, the Irish reporter (for RTÉ, their national radio-TV corporation) who got called up on the carpet, quite literally, by Donnie Drumpf just so he could engage in some “locker room talk” with … Continue reading

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Young Turks fall for Israeli hasbara

Ever feel vicariously embarrassed for someone? Watch this and you soon will: Not embarrassed for Cenk and Ana yet? Maybe a little supplementary reading is in order, then: The pro-Israel group accusing Chicago’s Dyke March of anti-Semitism for asking several … Continue reading

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