Category Archives: Fucking Morons

Fighting the Imaginary Demons in Their Heads: The Prenatal Care Edition

You might remember when The Onion jokingly described an imaginary Planned Parenthood ‘Abortionplex’, complete with a “state-of-the-art facility, which features an IMAX movie theater as well as multiple fetus incinerators.” Yes, it’s satire, but, as you might imagine, a conservative … Continue reading

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Brendan Eich, the Dixie Chicks, and Judgement

After revelations that Brendan Eich, former CEO of the non-profit company Mozilla, had supported Proposition 8 in California (a campaign that was particularly odious and bigoted), I tweeted this: Re Brendan Eich, no one has mentioned the de facto blacklisting … Continue reading

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Does the Far Right Understand They’re Not the Only Ones Who Can Buy Guns?

What I don’t understand about the far right’s embrace of Cliven Bundy, who has been alluding to a violent response to any attempt by the federal government to get him to pay over $1 million in fees he owes, is … Continue reading

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This Is One Reason Why Democrats Lose Elections

Especially during the off-year elections. Miami-Dade County in Florida, in response to a question about the acccesibility of bathrooms for the disabled who are waiting in line to vote (Miami-Dade has had long waiting lines), decided to do this: Earlier … Continue reading

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Remind Me What We Fought For Again?

Since the Tsarnaev brothers put the lie to the notion that ‘we’re fighting them over there, so we don’t have to fight them here’, how’s that other justification for the Iraq War doing? No, not weapons of mass destruction you … Continue reading

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Wham, VAM, No Thank You Ma’am

File this under ‘why value-added measurement (aka ‘VAM’) doesn’t work in practice’ (boldface mine): Two years ago, I was lauded for my students receiving extremely high state test scores…. Last year, many of my students had had the highest scores … Continue reading

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Nothing in Movement Conservatism Makes Sense Except in the Light of Creationism: The Contraception Edition

With apologies to Theodosius Dobzhanksy. Amanda Marcotte describes what happens when the Gish Gallop collides with reproductive health: Conservative: I don’t want to pay for your abortifacients! Liberal: Look, there are two lies in there. One, you are not “paying … Continue reading

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I Thought the Commonwealth Was Smarter About Education Than This

I often sing Massachusetts’ praises when it comes to education, but whoever in the Department of Education decided that four to six year old kids would be tested repeatedly fell out of the goddamn stupid tree and hit every fucking … Continue reading

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Somehow I Don’t Think the Right Is Going to Push This Welfare Cheat Story

From the Great State of Minnesota (boldface mine): Andrea and Colin Chisholm struggled financially for a decade, depending on welfare checks to pay for food and medical bills and for job training. They and their young son were forced to … Continue reading

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Why Does Obama Want to Kill the Post Office?

Recently, historian Adolph Reed has come under criticism for pointing out that the left is a political non-entity (Kevin Drum has also been criticized for making a similar point). What I don’t get about these progressive apologists is that some … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Fucking Morons, Progressives, You've Got Mail But Not For Long!