Category Archives: Thursday

Democrats Think Franken Resigning Will Pressure GOP, Because Democrats are Stupid

Don’t get me wrong, Democrats have been my party for my entire life and probably will continue to be so unless something drastic changes in the GOP’s regard to income inequality, abortion, healthcare, always taking the side of the powerful, corporate donations, and especially environmental issues. Still, asking Democrats to plan and execute a successful… Read More »

Is Roy Moore’s Win a Good Thing for Democrats?

Many loyal readers have been wondering why I’ve been oddly silent on Alabama’s special-election senate race, only commenting occasionally back when Mo Brooks was still in the race, and before it was officially a two-man race earning the hilariously appropriate moniker “Moore/Strange.” To be sure, both men suck—a corrupt Attorney General quid-pro-quo’d into a senate… Read More »

Why is King Carpetbagger & Uber-New Yorker Trump Really Defending Neo-Confederates?

The reactions to Charlottesville–and especially Trump’s bizarre comments afterwards–fell, predictably, along partisan lines. More than two-thirds of Republicans said Trump’s pitifully unconvincing “both sides” equivocation and quasi-defense of white supremacists was “well handled,” and even more than that said it wouldn’t affect their support of him in the long term. While Democrats once again came… Read More »

White Southerners Have to Denounce Charlottesville (AND Southern Stereotypes)

Every time an Islamic terrorist attack happens, the chorus of voices begins: “This doesn’t represent all of Islam.” “Why don’t more Muslims denounce these people?” “How many attacks does it take before they’re willing to do something about it?” Well, we should know that terrorist attacks don’t represent all Muslims because the victims are usually other Muslims… Read More »

Petty Issues: A Bad Week for Assholes

5. Paul Manafort’s house was raided by the FBI…Sure, it actually happened two weeks ago, but somehow Russia managed to keep it out of our news–If these damn Ruskies ever get tired of being international Shit-Stirrers, they have a great future in P.R. 4. Kim Jong Un put on notice…Since Trump is actually crazy enough… Read More »

In Defense of Real Time: Bill Maher is Awesome

  Let’s not be Republican pawns and turn on THE toughest, most consistent anti-Trump voice in The Resistance. Here a “Real Time” superfan who’s seen every episode defends one of the best voices on TV for criminal justice reform, freedom from religion, and especially the environment. [People may have missed that Bill’s interview with Ben… Read More »

American History’s 2nd Biggest Asshole is…Fred Koch!

Note: Before we say goodbye to our countdown with the “Biggest Asshole in American History,” make sure to check back on the 20th through 3rd place finishers. Lots of the things you may dislike about modern America can be traced back to those individuals. Not unlike our second place holder… Fred C. Koch…Those that have heard… Read More »

American History’s 3rd Biggest Asshole is…General George Gordon!

Note: As our list rapidly draws to a close, make sure you go back and check out the 20th through 4th “Biggest Assholes in American History.” I like to think it’s been memorable… General George Gordon…How do you pick which of the former Confederate leaders is “the worst” in American History? Confederate President Jefferson Davis was a real… Read More »