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We May Be Torturers, But At Least We Admit It

Q: What is simultaneously nonexistent, no big deal, vital to national security, worth doing because the victims were evil, and all in the past anyway so who cares? A: Why, the CIA torture report, of course! It was released yesterday … Continue reading

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America is 238 Today

Perhaps it could stop acting like a child?

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Hobby Lobby

Today, in a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court stated that religious belief (backed with a lot of cash) is more important than actual scientific and medical fact. Hobby Lobby, a chain of craft stores, decided it didn’t want to cover … Continue reading

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Obama to Help Heal Nation by Posthumously Pardoning Trayvon Martin for Being Black

So there you go. It’s okay in the state of Florida to hunt and murder a black kid who is simply walking in your neighborhood. George Zimmerman wanted to be a big hero with his gun, so he shot Trayvon … Continue reading

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Don’t Love, Can’t Leave

The first rule of the Internet is: Do not read the comments. The second rule is: DO NOT READ THE COMMENTS. (The third rule is: if this is your first day on the Internet, you have to Internet.) That said, … Continue reading

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Other Countries Have Healthcare and Schools, We Have This

This morning I went on a bit of a tirade on Twitter about this sequestration nonsense. Rather than try to rearrange it into a coherent post — a waste of time because how do you make coherence out of something … Continue reading

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After Newtown

Being in front of the computer all day Friday, watching the day’s events unfold, was awful. The situation just kept getting worse and worse, the number of victims higher and higher. There was plenty of misinformation going around, but the … Continue reading

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Loud Music Used to Just Be a Forty Dollar Fine

After Obama’s re-election, handgun sales predictably went up. That’s because, as usual, the NRA had gun owners in a lather about Obama taking guns away and such and so forth and their supporters went out and did the work for … Continue reading

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