Category: Politics

  • How The Civil Rights Act Shaped Modern American Politics

    “No other factor since WWII affects us more.”

  • The Democratic Party's Fatal Flaw

    “It lacks the murderous cruelty and savage bloodlust of the Republicans.”

  • Should Spitzer Resign?

    They’re talking impeachment? Fucking impeaching of a state governor for seeing a sex worker? That’s as stupid as impeaching somebody for lying about a blowjob. Oh wait. If he used tax-payer money to see the whores, then yeah that is a problem of integrity and that should be exposed. But a politican seeing a prostitute […]

  • Are All Republicans Really Gay?

    Another week, another Republican asshole caught in flagrante delicto with a man, baby. This time WA State Rep Richard Curtis who assures he’s not gay when he caught paying $1K for bareback buttsex with a male prostitute dressed in woman’s lingerie. Curtis is married with children — and votes conservatively. He has voted against a […]

  • Ahmadinejad Wins

    From Sam Sedaei: He knew that the city was home to over two million Jews, and that he would face massive protests. But that is precisely the martyr-like image that he was intending to create. … The president of Columbia’s criticisms of Ahmadinejad’s crimes before his speech was very constructive. But Bollinger did the cause […]

  • Belgium Ventures Towards Schism

    From the NYT: Radical Flemish separatists like Mr. Dewinter want to slice the country horizontally along ethnic and economic lines: to the north, their beloved Flanders — where Dutch (known locally as Flemish) is spoken and money is increasingly made — and to the south, French-speaking Wallonia, where a kind of provincial snobbery was once […]

  • Hanlon's Razor and Grey's Law

    Came across this in MeFi and found more in Wikipedia – Hanlon’s Razor states that: Never assume malice when stupidity will suffice. The related corollary (converse?) is Grey’s Law: Any sufficiently advanced incompetence is indistinguishable from malice.

  • Mitt's Makeup, Edwards's Haircuts

    Can we dispense with all the Oooh they spend money on their personal appearance so they must be effette cheese-eating surrender monkeys coverage? I would hope my politicans and candidates spend money a stylist and a makeup artist as needed just like I hope they choose designers for their sites, mailings and bumper stickers. When […]

  • Mitt Romney Made Millions of Pay-Per-View Hotel Porn

    From HuffPost There are vague grumblings on the right-wing web sites about another Mitt Romney values issue. This one involves his ten years as a board member at Marriott, and how they seem to have made millions of dollars off in-room porn. Millions and millions. And millions. According to an article I just cut and […]

  • George Bush and 50 Cent: Hip Hop Reflects Culture

    Poet Saul Williams writes an open letter to Oprah: Hip Hop is simply a reflection of the society that birthed it. Our love affair with gangsterism and the denigration of women is not rooted in Hip Hop; rather it is rooted in the very core of our personal faith and religions. The gangsters that rule […]