Archive for December 2014

Torture, like insomnia shouldn't keep you up at night

Torture.  It sounds bad when you say it like that.  In the early days of information gathering in Afghanistan, interrogations were often conducted with “extreme prejudice”, but that description was quickly replaced with “enhanced interrogation methods”. “Extreme prejudice” was deemed politically incorrect and reserved to describe a prisoner’s final disposition.  Enhanced interrogation sounds better, but... Read more »

Mr. Boehner, where are my Cohibas?

Speaker of the House John Boehner is going to make us choose, once again between the politics of NO and the politics of STUPID. Responding to President Obama’s initiative to normalize relations with the island nation of Cuba, Boehner (pronounced Boh’-ner, like a stiff dick) said that he didn’t think our relations with Cuba merited... Read more »

Racism, anti-Semitism and simultaneous vacations that are two weeks apart

Racism, anti-Semitism and simultaneous vacations seems like one of those which-one-doesn’t-belong questions.  If that were the case, most of us would probably pick simultaneous vacations, because racism and anti-Semitism are similar things and nothing at all like simultaneous vacations. Racists can be anti-Semites and vice versa, but no one can go on simultaneous vacations two... Read more »

Black people are the worst racists

It sounded weird to me when I first heard someone refer to a black person as a racist.  It took a while, though until I realized the implications and potential of painting black people in that light. Consider it today’s version of, “I know you are, but what am I?” It’s obvious that a lot... Read more »

Elizabeth Lauten taught Sasha and Malia Obama a valuable lesson

Elizabeth Lauten is sending out resumes in her search for a new job.  She’s probably hoping for a spot on FOX News and she might just get one. A former GOP operative and communication director for Republican Congressman Stephen Fincher of the 8th District of Tennessee, Lauten has gotten her tit into the wringer, so... Read more »