Author Archives: commieatheist

Saturday Night Shortcuts

T minus three days and counting until I rejoin the machine and become a productive member of society once more.  In the meantime… Decisive decisionmaking:  Alberto “I don’t recall” Gonzales, aka George W. Bush’s consigliere, is writing a book, which … Continue reading

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Posted in Jesus of Cool, Lazy-ass Blogging | 3 Comments

Who Needs the Enlightenment – We All Look better in the Dark

The thing I love about the Wall Street Journal is that it boldly wears it’s pro-business, anti-humanist credentials on the outside, making no apologies for the oligarch-fluffing, poor-people-be-damned bias of it’s editorial board (which is increasingly leaking over into it’s … Continue reading

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Welcome (back) to the Machine

Starting next Tuesday, I will once again be gainfully employed.  Hence, you will be seeing even less of my sorry ass than you have lately.  I will try to compensate by writing at least one post a day for the … Continue reading

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Posted in I Blog, Therefore I Am, Jesus of Cool | 2 Comments

Heckuva Job, Bushies

Digging America’s grave: Never has a single photo captured so well the banality of evil, Republican-style. Ms. Condi Rice, who failed to prevent the worst terrorist attack ever on American soil. The Deciderer, who ignored warnings about bin Laden and … Continue reading

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Take A Bow for the New Revolution

Well, what a week that was.  It started last Saturday, when I attended the San Francisco version of the Rally to Restore Sanity.  Several hundred people were there to wave ironic signs and watch Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert clown … Continue reading

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Posted in Same as the Old Boss | 8 Comments

Waiting for the End of the World, Part Two

Life has been very hard.  I had divorced myself from my body.  I treated my body badly, I treated those I love badly, I had an overwhelming sense of disassociation from everything.  Like wrapping myself in cotton batting.   I was … Continue reading

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Posted in Adoption: The Last Great Civil Rights Issue, Health Matters | 3 Comments

If Your Recession Lasts More Than 99 weeks…

More lazy-ass blogging:  Once you get past the Viagra commercial, this 60 Minutes piece on unemployment in Silicon Valley and environs is pretty good at showing what the face of long-term unemployment looks like in this country now.  These are … Continue reading

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Posted in It's the Stupid Economy, You Assholes, Lazy-ass Blogging, Unemployment Blues | 2 Comments

The Ineffable Laziness of Blogging: Eat the Rich Edition

Once again slothfulness has gotten the best of me, so I’m just going to repost this entire righteous screed by Bill Quigley that recently appeared at Common Dreams, since it says everything that I would have said about the subject, … Continue reading

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Lazy-ass Blogging: Saturday Night Short Cuts

Glad the Yankees lost, although I was hoping for a Giants-Yankees World Series.  Guess I’ll have to settle for Texas’ cinderella team getting theirs asses whupped (yeah, I know, first things first – one more win in Philly, boys). In … Continue reading

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“Skilled in the art of defending plutocrats”

Earlier I posted about the bailed-out banksters who would very much like to pin the mortgage fraud debacle on people like us, who bought their crappy mortgages and who, in many cases, got foreclosed on even when, with everything collapsing … Continue reading

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Posted in Eat the Rich, Invisible Hand-Job, It's the Stupid Economy, You Assholes, Koch Sucker Blues | Leave a comment