Category Archives: Fucking Morons

You Know Who Else Banned the Teaching of Evolution?

No, not Hitler, ISIL (boldface mine): The new Mosul curriculum, allegedly issued by al-Baghdadi himself, stresses that any reference to the republics of Iraq or Syria must be replaced with “Islamic State.” Pictures that violate its ultra-conservative interpretation of Islam … Continue reading

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NY Times’ Daniel Bergner Gives Diane Ravitch the Dirty F-cking Hippie Treatment

When I first read Daniel Bergner’s puff piece about Eva Moskowitz’s charter chain Success Academies, I just figured it was another garbage piece by a reporter who doesn’t know statistics. This was the part that made me roll my eyes … Continue reading

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The War on Chiropterology

From the Great State of Arizona comes this exciting news from Militia Summer Camp (boldface mine): Three scientists who were studying bats in a cave near the U.S.-Mexico border in southern Arizona were confronted by heavily armed militiamen who mistook … Continue reading

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By Their Own Criterion, the Border Vigilantes Are Failures

Can I interest you in a Texas militia rifle? Never fired, only dropped once! (boldface mine): A Border Patrol agent pursuing a group of immigrants in a wooded area near the Texas-Mexico border on Friday fired several shots at an … Continue reading

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From the Ashes, the War Hawks Rise Again: It’s Always About Them

As the drumbeat to do something about the militant group ISIS gets louder, it’s worth remembering the run up to the context in which ISIS arose–the aftermath of our failed conquest of Iraq. A key factor, then and now, was … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Bout of Rightwing Insanity: The Kiddie Kommando Edition

With extra bonus bigot eruption! Tamara Scott, a Republican National Committee member (boldface mine): “When we see these kids [child refugees from Latin America], you and I think young kids, we think maybe 12-year-olds, maybe homeschoolers — excuse me, middle-schoolers,” … Continue reading

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Somehow, I Don’t Think Bipartisanship Is on the Menu

By way of DCist.com, we find this ad from outgoing Republican Congressman Rob Stockman’s office (boldface mine): Personality and ideology are important. Please bring a confident, vigorous intellect and no drama. Ideal candidates will be true patriots who can count … Continue reading

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