Category Archives: Larger Editorials

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 »

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 »

The Fourth Biggest Asshole in American History is…Ronald Reagan!

Note: If you missed the 10th to 5th place finishers, make sure to check out those now and don’t forget to check back for the Top 3 Biggest Assholes in American history! Ronald Reagan…You may have noticed that the list hasn’t included a single U.S. President in either the Runner-Ups section or the 10 through 5th… Read More »

The 5th Biggest Asshole in American History is…Robert A. Taft!

Note: We’re getting down to the nitty-gritty, and before you find out who holds the not-so-coveted position of “American History’s Biggest Asshole,” remember to check out 6th through 10th place, and of course 11th through 20th in the Runner-Ups section. Robert A. Taft…More than just about anyone else on the list, I strugged with where exactly to put… Read More »