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|I Endorse Al Franken for President!
For most of the past year, the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger was considered a done deal, and all the only question was in the details. Not any more :When it was announced a little more than a ...
|Will Oklahoma Become the New Center of Polygamous Communities?
Jon Stewart made the joke about Oklahoma passing Sharia Law (at bottom of post), when the state lege replacing a state issued marriage license with a clergy issued marriage certificate. Think about ...
|What the Hell is Pete Seeger Doing Selling Income Tax Prep?
The TV comes one, and there is an ad for a tax prep company (rhymes with Hackson Jewett), and it has a recording Pete Seeger singing "I've been working on the railroad" to this company bragging ...
|Why Do All These Homosexuals Keep Sucking My .......
Once again, The Onion explains all we need to know about incoming House Whip Steve Scalise (R-Praetoria) speaking to a white supremacist group : Look, I'm not a hateful person or anything–I ...
|I am Ashamed of What we did to Give Dick Cheney an Erection
I have not read the whole summary yet, but it appears that it was all about a bunch of people torturing because they had problems feeling inadequate, and so they tortured people, and got no good ...
|Credit Where Credit is Due: Ted Cruz Just Made the Most Epic Troll Ever
He calling for "Holy" Joe Lieberman to replace Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense :Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has offered President Obama some unsolicited advice on who to pick to replace outgoing ...
|Why Hillary Clinton Should Not Run for President in 2016 (Best Reason Ever!)
So that she can run against Andrew Cuomo for Governor of New York, and take that corrupt corporatist hypocrite down.
|Well, Now We Know What Pierre Omidyar was Covering Up vis Matt Taibbi
When Matt Taibbi left First Look, and the rollout of the publication he was creating, The Racket, he took one hell of a story with him :She tried to stay quiet, she really did. But after eight years ...
|Lets Have a Pool On When the Republicans Start Impeachment Proceedings....
I'm not sure what the terms are, but I am laying claim to March 15, 2015, for obvious reasons. I propose that half the pot go to some appropriate charity. Still, I am not sure the full rules, ...
|Jan Brewer Pulls a Cuomo
No, I am not referring to her giving the governor of New York a hand job, get your head out of the gutter. Instead, I mean that she has fired the guy she brought in to fight corruption in state ...
|A Legal Question Regarding National Security Letters
OK, as we all know, if you get a National Security Letter (NSL) from the FBI, you are prohibited about talking about it to pretty much everyone except (possibly) your lawyer. Well, I was thinking ...
|Pope Cited for Traffic Violation
He was being driven to an official event, and Francis persuaded the driver to let him drive, since it had been a while. Well, his holiness might have been speeding, and a motorcycle cop pulled him ...
|What is the Difference Between a Neocon and a Liberal Interventionist
None . This has been another episode of simple answers to simple questions.
|The Worst Thing on the Internet
Rather surprisingly, it does not involve violence, bigotry, terrorism, or Rush Limbaugh, and it is safe for work. It also makes Rebecca Black's Fridays video look like Beethoven's Eroica (3 rd ) ...
|This White Dude Talks About Black Parenting
Any number of studies have shown that corporal punishment (spanking, etc.) is more common among Black families than it is among White families . There are a number, largely historical, of reasons ...
|Mark Sanford for President!
(Do not judge me. This is how I choose to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day Arrr Maties!) Remember Mark Sanford, former Congressman, Governor of South Carolina, current Congressman, and the worlds ...
|Using the Latest Law Enforcement Technology, We Now Have Nekkidd Pix of Jennifer Lawrence on the Web
As pretty much everyone knows at this point, naked pictures of a number of celebrities, indluding Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst, Rihanna, Kaley Cuoco, and everyone this side of (...
|Joan Rivers Dead at 81
Link I preferred her in her standup days to her celebrity watching days. Yes, she pissed me off sometimes, but a good comedian does that, and these days, it's refreshing to get pissed off by a non ...
|More Racist Cartoons at Smalltown Papers
In this case, yesterday's York Daily Record: They decided to print this piece of crap from Joe Heller (no relation to the Catch-22 author). If you live in the Lancaster/York/Harrisburg/Hershey area,
|We Have a Right to Hate the Police
OK, given that we leave in a "free" society, we have some rights: The right to speak freely. The right to blaspheme. The right to practice, or not practice religion as we see fit. The right ...
|Well, That Explains why People Voted for Ronald Reagan
Over at MoJO, Kevin Drum has been writing an awful lot about how environmental sources of lead created many of the ills that we saw during the lat3 1960s through the late 1980s. (See here ,
|Creating Political Costs for Supporting the Ammosexual Agenda
I came across an interesting story.. It appears that in an Arizona Democratic congressional primary in the 7 th district, one of the candidates is using another candidate's support for "Stand Your ...
|And the Oscar for Best Harassment of a Telemarketer Goes To...
This guy : Today is a good day. I just had a call from a telemarketer. Did I yell and scream at them, you ask? Certainly not. Like a good IT administrator I put my skills to use for their benefit. ...
|The Cuomo Investigation is a Political Hit for the Benefit of Hillary Clinton
No, actually it's not. It's happening because, as Markos notes, " Yup. Confirmed. Andrew Cuomo is one corrupt bastard ." But US Attorney Preet Bharara all but accused Governor Cuomo of witness ...
|Not Just the Best Gay Guy Ever, He's the Best Guy Ever, Period!
This is just too awesome not to share.
|Is the US Army War College Diploma Mill, and Will Democrats Lose a Senate Seat Because of It?
( on edit ) I just want to note that this is not about what Senator John Walsh did, or did not, do. I was trying to raise a question about the US Army War College. As I am sure everyone is aware ...
|We Did Not Lose the Vietnam War
We are now looking at Iraq imploding, with its army folding faster than that of the ARVN in 1975, and part of our problem here is not understanding our history. The conventional thinking is that we ...
|With a Sanders or Warren Presidential Bid Comes a Knife in the Back from Democratic Establishment
For those of you who are too young to remember the George McGovern campaign of 1972, AFTER got the nomination, there was a full court press to ensure that he lost the general election from his own ...
|Hobby Lobby: Suing the Koch Brothers Personally
At Scotusblog, Kent Greenfield notes that the decision has the effect of reversing centuries of separation between corporations and their owners :… But here is where corporate law assumptions ...
|Time to Treat Hobby Lobby Like Walmart
Hobby Lobby is a company which as a matter of policy mistreats its employees, just like Walmart. Even if the Supreme Court says that they have the right to discriminate against women by denying ...
|So, What did Anwar al-Awlaki do Exactly?
Now that the (heavily redacted) legal memo is out, I understand the legal reasoning. Basically, it says that if an American is making war against the US, then the US is entitled to kill them, with ...
|Mess-o-Potamia: It's the Saudis and Turks, Stupid
OK, so the civil war in Syria has spilled over into Iraq, where the "What is the Arabic Word for Teabagger" militants from ISIS have been going through the Iraqi army like a hot knife through butter.
|Dov Charney: Poster Boy for White Male Privilige
You remember Dov Charney, the just fired CEO of American Apparel? He has been continuously (and I mean that word, not continually) been accused of inappropriate behavior and sexual harassment for ...
|Mess-O-Potamia, Why Hillary Will Not be the Nominee
Hillary was inevitable in 2008, until she proved to be unable to say three simple words, "I was wrong," about invading Iraq. Well, it looks like she is hip deep in justifying the clusterfuck that ...
|Should I Become a Republican?
This is actually a serious question. Let me be clear though, this is not about a confluence of values with the party of Abraham Lincoln turned into the party of Jefferson Davis. This is about shit ...
|No, this is NOT a Sooper-Sekrit Plan to Close Guantanamo
By now, unless you live under a rock, you are aware of the prisoner exchange with the Taliban that got Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl released . I just want to say here that notwithstanding the Republican ...
|Need Information on the "Suzanne Researched This" Ad
Warning this ad will have you grinding your teeth like a flour mill. I've been Googling all day, and I cannot determine who did this. Not the actors, not the ad firm, nada. It looks a bit like ...
|Is Thomas Friedman Just F@%&ing With Us?
First, about a year ago, Matt Taibbi has a, "Come Up With the Ultimate Thomas Friedman Porn Title," contest, which is won by one ……… Thomas Friedman , with an opinion piece titled, "This Ain't Yogurt,
|When is it Appropriate to Make Fun of a Politician's Appearance
You've all seen this picture: My guess is if I posted it as a part of a discussion of his policies, no one would bat an eyelash. Let me give you another: This one got some complaints among the ...
|For The Love of the FSM, MAKE IT STOP!!!!!!!!
I was an adult, over 30, during the whole attempted coup impeachment clown-show against Bill Clinton. I really do not want to go through that shit again. I'm glad that Monica Lewinsky has survived ...
|I Wish the Conservatives Were Right
No, I'm not joking. Whenever I hear the right wing media, mostly clips on Stewart and Colbert, we are organized in some sort of massive conspiracy that is on the brink of taking over America. In ...
|President Kardashian: Nowhere Near as Scary As.......
Another President Bush :Jeb Bush on Wednesday was the most vocal he’s been about considering a run for the White House in 2016. The Republican told a crowd of about 200 people at a Catholic ...
|Should a Report from a 911 Truther Be Posted, and if So, In What Manner?
Here is the short version: A journalist, Thierry Meyssan, is citing an article from a very obscure Polish publication that Polish police and military trained right wing paramilitaries as part of ...
|Update on Jewish Registration Stories in Donetsk
The Russian supported activists are denying that they have anything to do with this :(also here , here , ...
|Guardian, WaPo Win Pulitzer for Snowden Revelations
Link to Pulitzer . I was afraid that they would wimp out, because of the war on whistle-blowers. I noticed that neither Greenwald, Poirtras, nor Gellman are mentioned in this, just the papers. Is ...
|Who Should Replace Stephen Colbert?
As many of you already know, Colbert will replace Letterman when he retires . This raises the obvious question, who gets his slot now? (Man, that sounds dirty). Personally, I'd like to see a ...
|Did Michael Hayden just say, "Bitches be Crazy?"
Seriously. His latest push-back about the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the CIA torture program, which reveals both its excesses and its impotence, General (how the hell did he ever ...
|Sue That F***#ing Asshole, Kos!
As other diaries have noted the Wall Street Journal published a remarkably disingenuous opinion piece by Charles "My Fortune Came from Stalin" Koch . The clip art that ...
|I am Incensed at Stephen Colbert
We are all aware now of the Twitter shit storm that blew up over the Stephen Colbert, "Ching Chong Ding Dong Foundation of Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever," and the many swimming pools full of ...
|Oh Intercourse Me! I Got Pranked by Ted Cruz!!!!
This is SOOOOOO embarrassing I had to share it. I was reading TPM, and came across a story about how Ted Cruz told DumbFucks Fox and Friends how he got a tattoo of Winston Churchill: Ted Cruz got ...
|Did the President Just Endorse the Invasion of Iraq?
I think that it is inevitable that the Russians would call the US hypocrites, and invoke Iraq, over the Crimean dispute. In a perfect world, his response to this would be something like this: The ...
|Our State Department is Animal House., and the Ukraine is Flounder
This is, of course, a reference to one of John Belushi's best films, the aforementioned "Animal House." Since he was also in the best buddy comedy of all time Blues Brothers, it wasn't his best film.
|God Has a Sick Sense of Humor: Depeche Mode Was Right
OK, I have just confirmed a cosmic joke. A sick, sick, joke. It's sick enough that I have decided to put the punch line after the break. It is about the (currently missing for nearly a week) ...
|Why Is Our Foreign Policy in the Former Soviet Union Being Run by PNAC Co-Founder Robert Kagan?
I understand that the US State Department has of late been inclined toward interventionsim, whether it be Warren Christopher, Madeline Albright, Colin Powell, Condoleeza Rice, Hillary Clinton, or ...
|Howard Dean in 2016
Let me preface this by saying that I would gladly vote for Hillary in the general, I think that she would make a decent president. In fact, I think that she would make a better president than Obama,
|Where this Damn Yid Quotes the Christian Bible on "Te Ghey"
The "Christian because they like to hate" crowd are fond of quoting Leviticus on homosexuality. (Note that there is no mentions of lesbians, but whatever) A frequent rejoinder is to invoke similar ...
|A Twist On The West Virginia Chem Spill That Outdoes The Onion
Go to Google Maps, and type in the address 2237 Pennsylvania Ave, Charleston, WV 25302 . Gee. it's right across the river from Freedumb Industries? Now, go to street view, and scroll around a bit.
|Cheese Jiss, Not From Kraft
I am referring, of course, to the infamous Philadelphia Cheese Masturbator :The cops are looking for him, and now a Philadelphia Magazine writer may have actually tracked down the man who's ...
|Negotiating 101, If the Sane People in the Room Call Themselves Insane, Something is Wrong
It appears that the rap duo Insane Clown Posse is as mad as hell, and they are not going to take it any more. You see, the FBI designated their fans as part of an organized crime gang, resulting in ...
|Unemployment Extension, Revenue Neutral This!
I swear, If I hear one more Republican piously intone that they would love to continue extended unemployment benefits, but it has to be revenue neutral, I will vomit. Gee if only the numbers ...
|I Read that Tom Delay Came out as Bi, and My Eyes Get So Big that I Pull Something in My Eye Socket
And then I look again, and it's Olympic Diver Tom Daley , the Olympic diver, sorry. Oops, never mind. I wondered why I had drawn this conclusion, and I realized that I had flashed back to The ...
|Facebook Apocalypse: 3 Day Shutdown Coming!
Post to as many right wing websites as possible.
|Microsoft Buys You, and You Descend Into a Kafkaesque Hell of Unimaginable Proportions
Watch this video What the fuck??? Seriously, watch this, and try not to say "What the fucking fuck!" I dare you! I double-dare you, motherfucker! Don't say, "What the fucking fuck!" Seriously,
|OMFSM!!!! The NYPD are Aliens!!!!
OK, first, let me put my Glenn Beck hat on. Better. OK, let's check out the facts. Aliens wear scary uniforms of a distinctly military bent: The NYPD : Aliens view us ...
|Diplomatic Immunity and Slave Labor In New York City
The agreements involving diplomatic immunity and consular officials are sometimes ambiguous, as the case of Raymond Allen Davis showed a few years back. For consular officials, as opposed to ...
|Then There Was the Ever-Present Football Player Rapist
As you may, or may not be aware, Florida quarterback Jameis Winston just won the Heisman Trophy, but there is a twist, allegations of rape, and a coverup by local authorities : But even as Winston ...
|Cue the Latest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory Sh$t Storm
First, my profound condolences to the family and friends of Loretta Fuddy, who died in a crash off the coast of Molokai . Second, know that it's going to get worse in the next few days, because ...
|Is the Third Way a Bunch of Koch Suckers?
OK, we already know that gets lots of money from Republicans and big business lobbyists :Buried inside the annual report for Third Way is a revelation that the group relies on a peculiar DC ...
|The Derpiest Bit of Derp this Derping Century
Rather unsurprisingly, it comes from Mark Halperin of Politico : With the Elizabeth Warren boomlet having already come and gone, America's most famous pundit dropped the name of another ...
|Thanking Richard Nixon for New York City's Low Crime Rate
New York used to have a higher crime rate, and now it has a lower one. We have two battling diaries on how DeBlasio's choice for NYC Police commissioner, Bill Bratton, is a either highly successful ...
|Time to Take Names and Kick Ass in Pennsylvania
Have you been to the website for the Democratic Leadership Council lately? It has not been updated in over 3 years, because it got shut down. It got shut down because it could no longer bring in ...
|The Underpants Gnomes of the DCCC
First some background for those of you who have not followed South Park. Underpants Gnomes refers to an episode of the animated series in which gnomes steal underpants as a part of a business plan.
|We Are All Doomed!! Doomed I Tell You!!! (Iron Chef Kos Edition)
We don't really need oil. We don't really need salt. We don't really need water, I can drink beer. But I need Sriracha (and garlic) to survive, and a judge has ordered the Huy Fong Foods plant in ...
|Petition to Have Barack Obama Listen to Samuel L. Jackson Read "This is a Motherf***ing Website"
OK, there is a website, a not safe for work website . There are no pictures, there is no video, there is no audio, there is nothing there but some really basic HTML. It's just that the language is ...
|How About Occupy BUYING Zucotti Park
If you look at the Wiki page , it appears that whomever (whoever?) owns Zucotti park has a pretty broad remit as to what goes on there: On September 17, 2011, the "Occupy Wall Street" protest began ...
|No Beds Available??? The Subtext of the Creigh Deeds Tragedy
Gus Deeds was given an psychologicalhealth evaluation yesterday under a an emergency custody order yesterday, but he was released because there were no beds available :State Sen. Creigh Deeds was ...
|John Boehner is Andy Kaufman
Let me start by saying that I think that Andy Kaufman is dead, and that he died in 1984, but a significant portion of his fan base believes that he faked his death. Let me further state that I ...
|Please Make J.P. Morgan Vomit Again
There is a story, which I have been unable to verify with the Google machine, (If someone has a source, please add to the comments) that when J.P. Morgan dining in his club when he was informed that ...
|Saudi Arabia has Nukes on Lay-Away
Seriously, we are seeing reports that Saudi Arabia has bought nukes from Pakistan, and they are to be delivered whenever they want them :Saudi Arabia has invested in Pakistani nuclear weapons ...
|Get Fscked, Progressives!
No, I am not suggesting a bad thing, I am suggesting a good thing. I am talking about the differences between how liberal and conservative groups get together. The wingnuts will have something in ...
|Who Cares About VA, NJ, or NYC Elections? The Real Action is the Bridgeport, CT School Board!
No, this is NOT a comment about how politics is local. New Jersey and New York City are foregone conclusions. Virginia is a contest that is really about the GOP's voter suppression efforts. ...
|OK, This is a Masterstroke by Obama
And no, I am not being sarcastic. Not One Bit. At Josh Marshall's online news operation, he has been soliciting people for PPACA (Obamacare) stories, and someone just sent in something that ...
|Why the Arab World Should Love Benjamin Netanyahu
Because he is a greater threat to the state of Israel than Abdul Nasser ever was. How can I say this? Because he offered Larry Summers the position of head of Israel's central bank : Lawrence ...
You are no doubt aware of Schrödinger's Cat , because, you are, as Kossacks, intelligent, well read, and of course, devastatingly sexy. For the Business Majors, the nickel tour is that a quantum ...
|My Perverted, Twisted, and Disgusting Fantasy
OK, you may have heard rumors that Republicans are considering holding a vote on their debt ceiling plan, and then leaving town . Well, it turns out that Barack Obama can use his Article II powers ...
|Just Because Someone DESERVES to be Horsewhipped Does NOT Mean that You Should ACTUALLY Do It
If you are not Jewish, you probably are unaware of the term Agunot . (עגונות All reference links wiki, except where stated) It literally means "Chained Women" in Hebrew. It refers to a ...
|Yiddish: A Primer on the Word "Schmuck"
Something that bothers me in current American linguistic usage is a misuse of the Yiddish word schmuck. When you see it applied to someone, like Joe Barton (R-TX) or Louis Gohmert (R-Also TX), it ...
|This is the Best Thing on the Internet Today
Watch this through till the end.
|This is the Worst Thing On the Internet Today
Rather surprisingly, it is safe for work: I am not sure what is more disturbing, that someone put it on the internet, that it became popular on imgur, or the the fact that I found it hilarious.
|The Koch Brothers Obamacare Ad is Demon Sheep Brilliant
Remember the add that Carly "I Destroyed HP and All I Got was a Multimillion Dollar Golden Parachute" Fiorina's ad she ran for Senate? You know, the demon sheep ad?
|My Blog Posts Alter Reality, Keith Olbermann Edition
Remember when I posted that I missed Keith Olbermann, and wanted to hear a Special Comment from him on Syria ? Of course, this could never happen, because he is doing ESPN now, and they do not want ...
|Help! I Need Help Taming the World's Most Badass Feral Cat!
OK, somehow or other, we've had an issue with a feral cat that has figured a way to get into and out of our house. It wouldn't be so bad if it just ate the cat food, and used the litterbox (She ...
|I Miss Keith Olbermann
Yes, I know, he's doing ESPN now, not politics, but the current Hitler of the Week shit-storm in the open air asylum on the Potomac has got we wanting one of his special comment. We have the ...
|We Now Have a Credible Report that the Rebels Gassed Ghouta, not Assad's Forces
The source is Mint Press , about which I know very little, but one of the two authors is Dale Gavlak, who I have heard relatively frequently on public radio, and I have seen her byline frequently on ...
|Syria: Does this Cruise Missile Make My Ass Look Big?
It's the narcissism, baby. When the "sources" advocate for blowing people up, listen to what they say : One U.S. official who has been briefed on the options on Syria said he believed the White ...
|Is this Obama Photo in the Washington Post Unfair?
OK, I'm directed to this article in the Wapo, " Obama’s ‘outside experts’ for NSA review are former intel and White House staffers ," and it echos many of my concerns with his proposed panel: ...
|Did You Know that August 3rd was a Very Special Kos Holiday?
I forgot all about it, and I am sorry. What holiday, you ask? Why August 3 is " Delete My Fucking Account, Kos " day. Yes, it was on that day in 2006 that ErrinF published the most EPIC GBCW ...
|How Chained CPI Will Destroy Employer Funded Healthcare
I was reading Ezra Klein's post about how the "Cadillac Tax", a, tax of "40 percent on each premium dollar over $10,200 for individual plans and $27,500 for family plans," is going to piss off a lot ...
|The NSA Eavesdropped on the Supreme Court
What the hell? See this from PBS' News Hour : ( on edit, added link ) RUSSELL TICE, former National Security Agency analyst: The United States were, at that time, using satellites to spy on ...
|Oh, For F###s Sake!!!! It's Back!!! Kill Me Now!!!!
I thought that after the impeachment debacle got Gingrich deposed we are done with it, but the Flying Monkeys are bringing it back : (Tucker Carlson's Daily Caller in this case) Are you ready for a ...
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