Category Archives: The United States of Amnesia

All you need to know about last night’s US presidential debate…

…in about a minute and a half: Isn’t this kind of ironic, coming from someone who claims that Mexican and other Latin American immigrants bring in drugs? No, really. It IS ironic, considering who he used to hang with, but … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Raise the Veil…

Peter Gabriel’s latest: And if you wonder why I don’t take selfies, use Snapchat, or play Pokémon Go, pay close attention the video for clues. I even have tape over the webcam on my laptop for the same reasons as … Continue reading

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Quotable: Noam Chomsky on “anti-Americans”

“You might take a look at that word ‘Americanism.’ It’s an unusual term, it’s the kind of term that you only find in totalitarian societies as far as I know. So like in the Soviet Union and anti-Sovietism was considered … Continue reading

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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

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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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Quotable: Lawrence O’Donnell on the crackdown against indigenous protests

PS: The UN apparently agrees with O’Donnell. From the AP wires: The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe must have a say with regard to a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that could disturb sacred sites and impact drinking water for 8,000 tribal … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Cuban migrants flooding Colombia en route to the US

A group of Cuban migrants in a warehouse in northern Colombia. They are waiting for the Colombian government to resolve their situation. Meanwhile, another group of Cubans isn’t waiting. They’re making their way through the dense Colombian jungle toward Panama. … 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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