Never before in all our history have these forces been so united against one candidate as they stand today. They are unanimous in their hate for me and I welcome their hatred.-FDR

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Idiot of the Week

Pancreatic Cancer

Hicks died of pancreatic cancer in 1994 at the age of 32.

On the 17th anniversary of Bill Hick's death, we honor a great philosopher whose life was cut short by cancer. RIP dude.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Idiot of the Week

Phil Jensen

A law under consideration in South Dakota would expand the definition of "justifiable homicide" to include killings that are intended to prevent harm to a fetus—a move that could make it legal to kill doctors who perform abortions. The Republican-backed legislation, House Bill 1171, has passed out of committee on a nine-to-three party-line vote, and is expected to face a floor vote in the state's GOP-dominated House of Representatives soon.

The bill, sponsored by state Rep. Phil Jensen, a committed foe of abortion rights, alters the state's legal definition of justifiable homicide by adding language stating that a homicide is permissible if committed by a person "while resisting an attempt to harm" that person's unborn child or the unborn child of that person's spouse, partner, parent, or child. If the bill passes, it could in theory allow a woman's father, mother, son, daughter, or husband to kill anyone who tried to provide that woman an abortion—even if she wanted one.

Wow, just wow. These Republicans have balls. Now Jensen has tried to weasel out of this after getting called out, but the damage has been done. He is basically giving comfort to anti-choice terrorists to commit acts of violence. The next time there is a shooting or bombing, the blood will be on his hands.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Why Rednecks Suck Part 2,386,905

It's just a sport*, no reason to go insane over it.

*No offense to all other sports.

Stand With the Workers of Wisconsin

Unions almost single handedly built the middle class in America, they aren't to be fucked with! Stand with the workers of wisconsin and any other state that the governor and legislature wants to cut them out of their budget.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The Teabagger Cult Hits Close to Home

There is no doubt, high-speed rail is the next great American project like the freeway of the 50's. But it has hit a snag in Florida, a big snag named Rick Scott. The newly elected governor who looks like the love child of Voldemort and Gollum has nixed it.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday rejected the federal government's offer of $2.4 billion to build the line — prompting cheers from his tea party base, and harsh criticism from leading Florida Republicans and Democrats alike — squashing a project that has been decades in the making.

Even Republicans don't like it, but the teabagger cult has to satisfied. Scott is probably going to be a one-termer and the project will be built, but justice delayed is justice denied, so the damage has already been done.

This Man Belongs in Jail

It's one thing to lie about Iraq's WMD, it's another thing to gloat about it.

An Iraqi who has been identified as a key source for the U.S. case for war in Iraq says he is proud that he lied about his country developing mobile biological warfare labs.

The Guardian newspaper published an interview Wednesday with Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi, who has been identified as the informer called "Curveball." His claims about weapon labs formed part of then-U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell's speech to the U.N. Security Council in 2003, shortly before the war began.

Please can we lock away these lying murderers? And judging by this, he should get life in prison because gloating about it shows that he has no remorse and can never be rehabilitated.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Idiot of the Week

Lila Rose and Live Action (Part 2)

Live Action is a cult and the people who believe their bullshit are cultists. Lila will stop at nothing to bring down a respectable organization like Planned Parenthood. They called the police before the video was released right after the pretend child prostitutes left, but Lila is still lying. Lila failed to "bust" them, but because that didn't go to plan, she has to lie. There should be a special place in hell for people who try to punish others for doing the right thing. And you bet that there will be other attempts to smear Planned Parenthood and the authorities will be called again. If you really think about it, these "stings" are taking time and effort away from fighting real child trafficking. If anybody supports pedophilia, it's Live Action, not Planned Parenthood.

Difference Between Live Action and Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood has a sense of humor. (They also don't lie.)

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Why Mississippi Sucks Part 1,278,340

Some people still love Nathan Bedford Forrest.

A fight is brewing in Mississippi over a proposal to issue specialty license plates honoring Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, who was an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan.

The Mississippi Division of Sons of Confederate Veterans wants to sponsor a series of state-issued license plates to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, which it calls the "War Between the States." The group proposes a different design each year between now and 2015, with Forrest slated for 2014.

It's a fact that the KKK was founded by pissed off confederates who still wanted to fight the Civil War. Because of that, it's hard to not link the Civil War to racism despite the efforts by some. "War Between the States" my ass, they should be lucky that we don't refer to it as "War to Keep Slavery Legal."

"Seriously?" state NAACP president Derrick Johnson said when he was told about the Forrest plate. "Wow."

Most appropriate reaction, although I would have said "what the fuck?"

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Too Late Rummy

Despite your regrets, the damage has been done.

Former US defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld admitted in an interview that the country "would've been better off" if he had quit after the 2004 Abu Ghraib scandal and spared no criticism of his colleagues in his new memoir published Tuesday.

If you are truly sorry, turn yourself in and live the rest of your life in prison. The torture happened, words cannot suffice.

At least you didn't say the worst moment was something Kanye West said about you.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Happy 100th Birthday to the Second Worst* President in US History!

Ronald Reagan's Legacy:

-Making bad movies.
-Betraying Democrats and switching to a Republican.
-Slashed taxes on the wealthiest which haven't been fully reinstated and have led to record deficits and debt.
-Appointed 3 of the 5 Supreme Court justices who unconstitutionally stopped the Florida recount which would have given Gore the 2000 election.
-Increased Cold War military spending which has resulted in higher national debt.
-Rushed the Challenger launch which probably resulted in its explosion.
-Taking credit for ending the Cold War when the credit should have gone to Gorbachev.
-Declaring war on the middle class and unions.
-Unjustly firing thousands of air traffic controllers.
-Ending free college education while governor of California.
-Making racism "ok" again after decades of civil rights battles by using the "Southern Strategy" to gain more political power.
-Ending Carter's dream of alternative energy by being a whore to the oil companies. This has resulted in a worsening of global warming.
-Laying a wreath on the grave of a Nazi.
-Standing in the way of early AIDS research which has led to thousands of unnecessary deaths.
-Giving weapons to Saddam Hussein to use against his own people.
-Ending the "Fairness Doctrine" which has allowed talentless hacks like Rush Limbaugh to get airtime.
-Declaring an endless "war on drugs" while at the same time using drug money to fund illegal wars in Central America which have resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths and appointment of brutal right-wing dictators.
-Making a secret deal to sell weapons to the Iranians and keep the hostages in Iran until inauguration day just to make Carter look bad. Reagan is a traitor, he should have been arrested.
-Inspiring an entire generation of idiot conservatives to embrace fascism and mediocrity.

Happy 100th birthday Ronald Reagan!

*First being George W Bush.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Idiot of the Week

Lila Rose and Live Action

Do these people have any shame smearing a decent organization like Planned Parenthood?

"Satireday" Post: Truth About Green Bay Quarterback Aaron Rodgers

It all started in 1935, a family of space aliens from the planet of Olifrofrawrendoslapagerbilzozobot came to Mississippi and one of the pregnant aliens gave birth to a two-headed baby. One head was named Elvis, the other Aaron. Elvis at the age of 12 decided to cut off the other head and pursue a life as an actor and musician. He kept Aaron as his middle name and when people asked about his twin brother, Elvis claimed it was a stillbirth.

Elvis’s mom decided to send the preserved head of Aaron back to Olifrofrawrendoslapagerbilzozobot to live his life, but his spacecraft landed in New Mexico and was taken to a new base in Nevada to be studied. The base was called Aaron 51. A secret anti-government organization got word of the project and set out to stop it. They even thought JFK was the head and assassinated him in 1963; they noted the head was young and handsome and JFK was a suspect.

With nowhere to go, the government found a place nobody would ever suspect to look in 1968: Mr. Roger Neighborhood. The head hid out in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe under the castle. The anti-government group eventually dissolved into opposing other things like taxes and business regulation and stopped looking for the head. In 1979, the head was moved to a nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania when a freak accident happened and place was shut down. The head was the only one to survive, but it was very weak.

Fred Roger was kidnapped by scientists and they secretly added the head to his body and concealed it in his sweater. They changed Aaron’s last name to Roger also and later Fred changed his name to Rogers to denote plural heads. In 2003 when Fred Rogers died, Aaron was severed again and scientists needed to attach it again. This time, they would find a permanent host. They murdered a college football player from the University of California with a similarly sounding name and put Aaron’s head in place of it. Aaron Rodgers now plays quarterback for the Green Bay Packers. Now you know the terrible secret that will destroy this country if too many people know about it.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Pseudo-Libertarians (Heart) Dictatorship

Reason number 1,000,000 why I call these people "pseudo-libertarian."

The media has chosen to sell the storyline told by the rioters and anarchists in the streets. They have chosen to interview only one side, those participating in these protests. But is that representative of the true storyline? Is there another side to the story? Of course there is.

I just got off the phone with a longtime friend- a successful Egyptian business leader. He believes that several hundred thousand people in the streets do not represent the 80 million citizens of Egypt. They represent anarchists, communists, and Islamic extremists- all with an agenda and axe to grind. He says if you polled the people of Egypt today, the majority would support Mubarak. He says that the backbone of Egypt- the business owners, small business community, and middle class still support Mubarak and the military. They are horrified by the mobs in the street and are shocked at Obama’s tepid response to the riots and the one-sided portrayal of the situation by the U.S. media.

This has to be some unknown nut with no credibility, "libertarians" support freedom over dictatorship and...

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Chairman, Libertarian National Congressional Committee

Oh wait, Root is a big dog in the "Libertarian" Party. But Root reveals a certain truth about these people, they support dictators as long as they are friendly to big business. Big business in truth is inherently antithetical to freedom and the only way to make it less antithetical to freedom is to push government regulation and stronger unionization. The fact that these pseudo-libertarians oppose government regulation and stronger unionization shows their true authoritarian nature.

Also, several hundred thousand people is still a lot of people. It's a hell of a lot more than the amount of people who showed up to the teabagger rallies. No, not all 80 million Egyptians will show up in the streets to protest, but for every person who does, there will be several sitting at home sympathetic to the cause.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

These People Would Call the Segregationists "Law Abiding" Also

Michelle Malkintented is at it again.

A Christian business in the Left’s crosshairs

Let's start with the obvious "fuck you" to the victims of the Tucson shooting. Giffords was put in Palin's crosshairs so now in typical conservative projection, THEY are REALLY the ones in OUR "crosshairs." Classy Michelle.

Here’s a modest proposal for liberals who say they support job creation: Stop smearing successful, law-abiding private companies whose values don’t comport with yours.

"Successful" is the key here because in the right-wing "might makes right" mentality, success means "beyond question." There are a lot of big businesses that destroy this theory due to their corruption. And when I talk about "corruption", there are two types of corruption: immoral and illegal corruption. Most corruption is illegal and immoral, but something can be legal and still be immoral or illegal and moral. Gay marriage for example is illegal in most areas, but is still moral. Therefore, a business is corrupt if it opposes it.

And "they are a Christian business" is not an excuse. Businesses during the segregation days had similar objections to civil rights, but today we look down on them as "racist." It's the same thing with Chick-Fil-A, they are homophobic. Just because they are "law abiding" is no excuse, they are corrupt for opposing gay marriage. Like I said, segregationists were "law abiding" also.

If we are going to treat gay rights like civil rights, we have to attack homophobic businesses. Again, "Christian" is not an excuse for homophobic.

Oh and fuck you Michelle Malkintented!