Ignorance is curable, but stupid is forever

Mitt Romney took the pathetic and embarrassing step of releasing his birth certificate Tuesday, right before appearing at a fund raiser hosted by Donald Trump, who recently doubled down on his membership into that special class of American idiot, the … Continue reading

Mitt Romney will not win in November — Reason Two: He’s a lousy candidate.

My original reason why Romney wouldn’t win in November was low hanging fruit, so I thought I’d go a little bolder with this one.  Mitt Romney won’t win because he is a terrible candidate, and while that may seem to … Continue reading

Favorite The moral decay of remote controlled war

In the iconic 1960’s television show Star Trek, there was an episode called A Taste of Armageddon.  It depicted a planet on which two countries had been at war for hundreds of years, despite the lack of any evidence of … Continue reading

Paul Ryan takes an early lead in the race for “Asshole of the Week”

Appearing on Meet the Press, Representative Paul Ryan continued to shill for his pro-1%, screw-everybody-else budget plan by actually arguing that his budget preempts austerity.  By slashing social services, privatizing one of the most successful and efficient government programs out … Continue reading

Optional, but acceptable: A sanctioned killing.

There were two new developments in the Trayvon Martin shooting this week of note, only one of which rattled my view of the case.  First, it was revealed that George Zimmerman sustained injuries in his confrontation with Trayvon Martin, but … Continue reading

And suddenly, Joe Arpaio’s newfound ‘Birther’ status makes sense.

The New York Times is reporting that the Department of Justice just filed a lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.  Sheriff Arpaio, for anyone unfamiliar with the chronically publicity-seeking, oafishly belligerent ogre whose personal biography boasts about how harshly … Continue reading