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Grand Old Perverts or: Dennis the Menace

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Grand Old Perverts or: Dennis the Menace

The loudest – one might even say, the most flamboyant – opponents of marriage equality on the Right seemingly always turn out to be either closeted homosexuals themselves, or even guilty of the more exaggerated perversions they’re so fond of pinning on others

Losing Our Heads

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Losing Our Heads

The darkly absurd, feedback loop-type relationship between terrorist actions and U.S. military responses…

The Holey Land

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Holey Land

The Israeli government’s operating principle, in this matter, appears to be a presumption of guilt by association…

World Wrestling

Thursday, March 27, 2014

International superpowers, like the US and Russia, express the “superiority” of their respective cultures, economies, or systems of government, by using smaller, less-powerful countries, like Iraq and Ukraine, as the venues for gaudy, muscle-flexing sideshows…

The Passion of the Whistleblower

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The Passion of the Whistleblower

Following last week’s conviction of Bradley Manning for leaking video evidence of unrestrained murder of civilians by the US military in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as numerous other classified cables, I wanted to draw something commenting on the bravery of both Manning and Edward Snowden in exposing wrong-doing covered up or even sanctioned by the US Government, in spite of the consequences they surely knew they would suffer…

Under PRESSure

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Under PRESSure

The Department of Justice seized the phone records of the Associated Press, allegedly in pursuit of “leaks” of classified information…

Red Menace

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Red Menace

Despite the majority of Americans being sick of war after a decade of the Bush Administration’s miserable failures in Iraq and Afghanistan, and despite the hundreds of thousands of pointless casualties those two conflicts have incurred, Mitt Romney seems eager to sacrifice even more American troops and foreign civilians to the Blood God.

Yeah, This Won’t Backfire…

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Yeah, This Won't Backfire...

A famous photograph of Donald Rumsfeld shaking hands with Saddam began circulating on the web shortly before the more recent Iraq invasion, and has become symbolic of the folly of giving strongman dictators guns and an expense account for the Military Industrial Complex all-you-can-eat bonanza, not to mention the irony of having those very weapons turned against the US and its allies shortly afterwards…

This is Bat Country!

Friday, September 9, 2011

This is Bat Country!

Following the World Trade Center attacks, we’ve seen an explosion in industries that buy and sell fear: private, for-profit militaries like Blackwater and corporate propaganda bullhorns like Fox News have enjoyed terrific windfalls from such camera-friendly human misery, and they’re clearly more than happy to exploit them…

Fuzzy Aim

Friday, May 6, 2011

Fuzzy Aim

I’m not going to mourn the loss of an evil, mass-murdering psychopath, of course, but I do find the bloodlust reflected in many of my countrymens’ jubilant celebrations disappointing and dangerously short-sighted, though not all that surprising…

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