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Firemen

Friday, July 24, 2015

When the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action regarding Iran’s nuclear program was announced last Tuesday, the reactions by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Republican Party were swift, predictable, and overwhelmingly negative…

Lincolnfederates

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Republicans (or people for whom the Republican party isn’t right wing enough) are usually the ones shouting loudest about “States’ Rights,” and are most likely to claim Lincoln as a rhetorical symbol while outright rejecting or fighting against everything he stood for.

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

Big Bad on Campus

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Big Bad on Campus

Penn State and SAE sure are lucky this “Rape on Campus” flap came along when it did, eh?

Separate but Equal Justice Under Law

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Separate but Equal Justice Under Law

The entire justice system in the U.S., and not just the police, is still racially-biased against darker-skinned minorities; almost as if one of the things “Justice” measures, when determining the guilt or innocence of the accused, is how white that person is.

The Bigots’ Crusade

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Ha-ha!

Meanwhile, on the oppression side of things, a “crusade” against the Civil Rights of homosexuals in the United States continues to this very day…

Stomp Out the Vote

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Stomp Out the Vote

Aware of the inverse relationship between the size and diversity of a group of people, and the likelihood individuals in that group will vote for them–even when given only one other choice–the GOP has apparently reasoned that if they want to continue winning elections without having to make their policies more-inclusive and less-terrible, their best bet is to use the powers they gained during the 2010 election to decrease turnout in the future.

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…

$acrifice

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

It came as little surprise to me when the majority of the current Supreme Court once again demonstrated their commitment to PROFITS OVER PEOPLE by ruling that “closely-held,” for-profit corporations and private companies cannot be required by Federal laws to pay for their female employees’ birth control and contraceptives, if the owners of the corporations or companies in question can cite objections based on “deeply-held religious beliefs.”

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