A flotilla of weapons-grade defeatism


Notice how quickly the meme formed?
I expected our outright enemies (and our wobbly allies) to grasp hold of the “Gaza flotilla” story like a life preserver, and they didn’t disappoint. The only thing missing was Dennis the Peasant chirping, “Come and see the violence inherent in the system! Help, help! I’m being repressed!”

Alas, we also [...]

So Now We’re Dictators, Too?


The Daily Beast just can’t get enough of the “extremist!” meme.  Today they have not one, but two articles proclaiming that this week’s suicide/plane attack on a Texas office building is a sign of growing far-right mania.  Reading Joe Stack’s own manifesto and Michelle Horstman’s reaction to it should provide an antidote for that smear, [...]

Rush Limbaugh or Joy Behar: Spot the Deaf One


Wow. Just… wow.
How delusional do you have to be, to be considered a “progressive”?
Unlike us mere rubes, progressives don’t trust their own lived experiences, or the evidence of their senses, preferring instead to rely upon lofty “studies” and “experts.”
We right wingers have worn out the “who ya gonna believe: me or your own lyin’ eyes?” [...]