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Several days ago I saw a comment on Facebook; someone I didn't know responding to a friend. The friend was saying that she was leaning toward voting for President Obama in the upcoming election, ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 69 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 01:36 PM PDT with 84 Recommends
The "Fox News" channel does a great disservice to its audience. That disservice is not that it lies to them or misleads them, or that it pretends to be "Fair and Balanced" when everyone knows it's ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 58 comments on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 09:00 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
One of the great things about the English language is that you can just about always find a single word to denote whatever it is you're thinking, or trying to identify. Recently and quite by ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Aug 15, 2012 at 09:25 AM PDT with 71 Recommends
I've written about this before , have been saying it for years and will continue to say it over and over and over again until it sinks in: What we are watching on that YouTube video embedded ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 09:58 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
I was reminded by Claire Conner's recent diary of a couple of disconcerting things. The diary embedded the image of the famous 1963 "WANTED FOR TREASON" poster with President John F. Kennedy's ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 74 comments on Sun Nov 17, 2013 at 10:43 AM PST with 32 Recommends
Al Franken famously wrote, paraphrasing, that "conservatives" (a term I'll use here as shorthand for people who put themselves on the Republican Party's political color-war team) love America the ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2014 at 08:27 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Frustrated by the insufferable self-admiration of gun fans that drowns out any reasonable discussion of how the law might address the risks to public safety that guns represent, I recently decided ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 09:57 AM PST with 16 Recommends
"The Rumble" between Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly was fun and entertaining, although judging from the instant reaction it was a bit of a dud; I guess not too many people were willing to fork over ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Oct 07, 2012 at 06:13 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Why do Republican politicians and their fans/enablers expend so much energy trying so hard to make themselves feel so miserable? Between the problems with healthcare.gov and Ted Cruz's constant ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Oct 27, 2013 at 10:11 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
In George Orwell's Animal Farm , a "fairy story" loosely based on the key events and figures of the Russian Revolution, the early leaders of the analogous animal revolution are two prize pigs: ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 07:11 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I've been writing and saying for years that the Conservative Entertainment Complex™ in all its many forms and forums is nothing more than an improv act, an elaborate ongoing production of ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Mar 05, 2015 at 11:12 AM PST with 2 Recommends