Category Archives: Fucking Morons

Trump Is the Republicans’ Own Fault

I don’t just mean that he’s embracing the politics of the blood (fascist historian XXX’s phrase to describe Mussolini), but also that Republicans had a chance to kill off the issue of immigration entirely–and flubbed it (boldface mine): So here’s … Continue reading

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OH NOES! A “SUPERBUG VIRUS”

Tuesday morning, the Washington Post (at least in the online version) had a story about FDA action against a company whose duodenoscopes were very difficult to decontaminate and which have been linked to CRE, carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae, bacteria that are incredibly … Continue reading

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A Sign of Failure (Why WMATA’s Failure Matters)

Admittedly, an annoyance on D.C.’s Metro (the mass transit system) isn’t something to man the ramparts over, but there is a reason, beyond the craptacular ‘service’, why I write about Metro’s ongoing failures. But I’m getting ahead of myself. A … Continue reading

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Science Abuse By Political Pundits

In the aftermath of the Travelling Clown Car Circus that passes for the Republican presidential debate circuit, much punditry has occurred. I hereby declare Ed Luce the recipient of the Huckabee Honorary DNA Schedule Award for Most Ridiculous Unscientific Metaphor … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Last Night’s GOP ‘Debate’

Three serious thoughts, then some tweets: 1) The debate represents the triumph of Palinism. 2) Trump didn’t beclown himself, or no more than anyone else. 3) Walker comes out of this looking very weak. Onto the tweets (by yours truly): … Continue reading

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The Privatization Scam Rolls On: The IRS Edition

File this under ‘those who forget history are condemned to repeat it’ (boldface mine): Tucked into a dusty corner of the Senate’s Highway Trust Fund bill — legislation that must pass before the fund runs dry on July 31 — … Continue reading

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Dear NYT: When the GOP Is Your Assignment Editor, You Miss Real Stories

Last week, much of the political bloggysphere was ranting about discussing the NY Times’ erroneous reporting which claimed Hillary Clinton was the subject of a request for a criminal inquiry into her email practices while she was secretary of state … Continue reading

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