The Trump Primary

Today, the classiest candidate in the Republican field declared that if when if he’s elected president, he won’t even take a salary. What a guy! If the latest CNN poll is to be believed, the Republican primary is a four person race at the moment (Trump, Fiorina, Carson, and Rubio, with JEB just hanging around),… Continue reading The Trump Primary

Here are a bunch of crazy things that got said in the GOP debates yesterday

Despite feeling like I would much rather have been regrouting the bathroom tile or mulching my yard or something, I really did try to watch both of the Republican debates yesterday. I guess I could try to write some kind of analytical thing about what was said, but as that would risk imparting a level… Continue reading Here are a bunch of crazy things that got said in the GOP debates yesterday

Are any of the kids’ table candidates going to tell Fox to cram it?

Because one of the core tenets of American democracy is that it must make everybody’s lives as miserable as possible at all times, the first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign will take place next week, roughly (according to scientists I’ve spoken with) 42 years before the actual election is scheduled to take place. Fox… Continue reading Are any of the kids’ table candidates going to tell Fox to cram it?

Which “American people” are we talking about?

Well, it’s been quite a couple of days for the Supreme Court. Not content merely to force America to grind out its (probably few) remaining days in the Communist hell that is a country where even the poors are able to afford health insurance, the court’s tyrannical majority today doomed our national soul to damnation… Continue reading Which “American people” are we talking about?

Why is it so hard to admit that it’s racism?

As the dust settles from Wednesday night’s horrific attack on the Emanuel Church in Charleston, some of America’s keenest thought leaders are furrowing their brows in wonderment over what could have possessed 21 year old Dylann Storm Roof to commit such violence upon 9 other human beings. So far, all we have to go on… Continue reading Why is it so hard to admit that it’s racism?

Shouldn’t cognitive dissonance kick in at some point?

Anybody with a normally functioning human brain would not be able to go through this kind of mental contortion without giving himself a stroke: Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, a Catholic, describes himself as a “huge fan” of Pope Francis. Nonetheless, he thinks the Pope would do better to “leave science to the scientists” and… Continue reading Shouldn’t cognitive dissonance kick in at some point?

Wingnut’s wingnut launches second doomed vanity campaign for President, nation laughs to keep from crying

Finally, the long awaited announcement has been made! You know what I’m talking about — a certain someone is about to get a big-time promotion! That’s right, Demi Lovato is starting her own record label! Way to go, Demi! Oh, and in other news, a Pennsylvania man announced that he plans on losing the Republican… Continue reading Wingnut’s wingnut launches second doomed vanity campaign for President, nation laughs to keep from crying