Monthly Archives: August 2010

Obama the Non-Socialist

As we all know, Barrack Obama is a great big, flaming, Islamo-Fascist Socialist who hates white people, is spending America into financial ruin, and is trying to ram Big Gubmint down the lily-white, Christian throats of Real Americans.  Or at … Continue reading

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Herbert Hoover to the Rescue

Today’s Wall Street Journal features an opinion piece by someone named Robert Barro, who is “an economics professor at Harvard University and a senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution” (one wonders if the Hoover fellows start every morning expressing … Continue reading

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Lazy-ass Blogging: Short Cuts Edition

Going to go all Steve Benen on you, and do some “quick hits:” Life Imitates Bad Art: When I read about the Canadian Idol contestant-turned terrorist, I immediately remembered a lame-ass movie called American Dreamz I saw about a year … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Videos

Did you know that Larry of the Three Stooges boxed professionally under the name Kid Roth?  Me neither. In other news… It’s the 5th anniversary of  Katrina, and the Big Easy is still recovering slowly.  In better times, Billie and … Continue reading

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Earth Vs. the Giant Kochtopus

This article by Jane Mayer in the New Yorker gives a really good overview of one of the First Families of the New American Oligarchy, the Koch clan of Wichita, Kansas.  I knew a little bit about them before reading … Continue reading

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Why Religion Sucks, Part One

This whole kerfluffle about the so-called “Ground Zero Mosque” pisses me off for a lot of reasons, not least of which it forces me to actually give a fuck about the rights of believers in one ancient Middle Eastern fantasy … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

I’ve been reading “Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” which partly explains why I haven’t been posting as much as I should lately.  Fantastic book, highly engrossing.  What they call a “real page-turner,” and they’re right.  Don’t tell me how it … Continue reading

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Lazy-ass Blogging III: The Embloggening

Really, I’ve got this great post which should be done any day now, but I’ve gotta go walk the cat and I’ve got deadlines to meet so meanwhile… Genius blogger and Reverb Motherfucker Roy Edroso has a great article up … Continue reading

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Puzzling Evidence

Atrios links to a particularly clueless hack named Matt Bai at the NYT: Democrats in Washington are divided and somewhat puzzled over President Obama’s fading popularity. They reject, of course, the Republican view that the president is basically a closet Socialist … Continue reading

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More Lazy-ass Blogging

While I work on a new post (and by “work” I mean rolling various vowels and consonants around in my head, while sitting in the john in a posture similar to the one seen in the graphic for this batshit-insane … Continue reading

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