14 Jan 2015

“They got this”

Sure, the Obama Administration admits they should have sent somebody “higher up” to Paris to protest mass murder. But not to worry, I’m sure they’ll be doubling up on the droning of weddings and funerals throughout Afghanistan, Yemen and Pakistan to show they are committed to the fight. Because we

12 Jan 2015

Meanwhile, for those who must think the world could not care less…

While the monstrosity occurred in Paris, less reported monstrosities of an ever larger scale go comparatively lightly reported… Hundreds of bodies – too many to count – remain strewn in the bush in Nigeria from an Islamic extremist attack that Amnesty International described as the “deadliest massacre” in the history

09 Jan 2015

Damn you DeBlasio!!!

I know you’re in New York and all but still! Previously unreleased surveillance footage surrounding the police shooting of a boy in Cleveland shows authorities forcing the young victim’s 14-year-old sister to the ground, handcuffing her and putting her in a patrol car. The video, obtained by the Northeast Ohio

08 Jan 2015

Modern ‘Murica

On the one-hand:             Meanwhile…in a well-trained citizenry:

07 Jan 2015

Oh this will go over well

{!hitembed ID=”hitembed_1″ width=”300″ height=”315″ align=”left” !} Chris Christie, fresh from allegations that he closed a bridge out of spite has a new problem on his hands. After donning a “Fat Albert”-like look on Sunday as he rooted on his favorite team, the Dallas Cowboys (that will go over well with

06 Jan 2015

If only Anita Bryant was alive to see this…

  Oh, she’s still alive. Good! Miami-Dade County became the first place in Florida to allow same-sex couples to marry on Monday, half a day before a gay-marriage ban that has been ruled unconstitutional is lifted in the rest of the state. Instead of cake, might I suggest a wedding

05 Jan 2015

Gateway Drug

FoxNews…your number one source for right-wing pols biding their time between quadrennial financial tours. Mike Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor, is ending his weekend program on Fox News — effective immediately — as he contemplates another run for president. “I won’t make a decision about running until late in the

02 Jan 2015

Make sure that popcorn is “air-popped”

Because you may need it as you watch this unfold. The reporter and the photographer responsible for misquoting Tyrone West’s sister, Tawanda Jones, at a protest rally in Washington, D.C., reporting she and others chanted “kill a cop,” have been let go by Fox 45… But it seems there has

31 Dec 2014

Foul Balls and the symbol for three strikes

Congressman Steve Scalise is quickly becoming the most racist whip not held by Simon Legree. And considering his past competition, that’s saying something. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) has emphasized this week that he was not aware of the hateful views of a white nationalist group founded by former

30 Dec 2014

But first, how much do the bankers make in interest?

In what may become a never ending story: Greece was plunged into a renewed political crisis on Monday after parliament failed to elect a head of state, setting the stage for snap polls tipped to bring radical leftists to power. Athens’s 300-seat house voted by 168-132 in favour of Stavros