Wake Up, and Smell The Coffee

Gay people and abortion, that’s virtually all the religious right talks about. They have raised a now-dwindling fortune on these two issues. According to Fred Clark*, the religious right has always proclaimed they had the moral high ground on these issues. If they said, “The president is the most pro-choice president in history.” citizens were supposed to inflame with moral… Continue reading

Slick, Clever, and Birlliantly Positioned!

Unlike most people I suspect, literally everything I see in media, online and on TV, I’m asking myself: “Who paid for me to see this and why?” Call me cynical, but I genuinely do not believe anything in the mediaspehere happens by accident. I believe that corporations have paid large marketing corporations to attain very carefully defined goals, and they… Continue reading

Maddow for President

I’d vote for her!  Shoot, I’d campaign for her!  She’s attractive and charming.  She’s witty and articulate.  She speaks core American values.  She does her homework. Obama, while infinitely better than his wretched predecessor, has been astoundingly disappointing as president.  This disaster affords him the opportunity to do right by the American people and fulfill one of the primary duties… Continue reading

Sad & Disgusting

Warning:  if you are one of my really ultra-conservative friends, you might want to skip this post. First, I want to make it perfectly clear that I could care less if Dr. George Rekers is gay, straight, or anything in between.  It makes no difference to me.  That’s his personal business.  Hiring a male prostitute from RentBoy.com to “lift his… Continue reading

The Heritage Foundation: Sound Judgement

Ah, The Heritage Foundation… They share their wise and timely advice on what President Obama should do in response to the suffering in Haiti: call on a senior Republican to lead the Haitian response efforts. And what senior Republican official do they suggest? Yes, the only one with a proven track record in such matters: George W. Bush! I’m serious.… Continue reading

The Haitian Ambassador Responds to Pat Robertson

The Haitian Ambassador, obviously deeply offended by the incredulous, outrageous, and unspeakably insensitive remarks of Pat Robertson, feels immediately compelled to respond to Robertson’s offensive comments. At the end of the ambassador’s remarks, Rachel Maddow states that if she could apologize for the “odious” remarks made by Pat Robertson, she would. She expresses that Robertson’s despicable remarks do not represent… Continue reading