Category Archives: Conservatives

Government Schools Versus Government-Contractor Schools

Apparently, conservatives, in line with their scorched earth approach to governance, have decided to call public schools ‘government schools’ (boldface mine): Somewhere along the way, the term “government schools” entered the lexicon in place of references to the public school … Continue reading

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Norovirus, The GOP, And Public Health Policy, Oh My!

Admittedly, the norovirus outbreak at the Republican National Convention has led to all sorts of ‘shitshow’ jokes, but there really are policy and political angles to this. As we’ve noted many, many, many, many times, the greatest norovirus vector–in English, … Continue reading

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Who Is The Tolstoy Of The Republicans?

Unbelievable (boldface mine): Rep. Steve King (R-IA) on Monday challenged the other participants on an MSNBC panel to name a “subgroup” that contributed more to civilization than white people. That smoking hot take came moments after Esquire writer Charles Pierce … Continue reading

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The Triumph Of The Palinists

While working on a post, I was re-reading this one from seven years ago, nearly to the day, “Misunderstanding Palin and ‘Palinism’: It’s the Politics of the Blood. If you substitute Palin with Trump, it describes him to a T. … Continue reading

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25% Of Non-Black Clinton Supporters Are Bigoted Sh-theads: Blanket Definitions Of Voting Blocs Are Stupid

See update below And shithead non-black Sanders supporters are at about twenty to thirty percent, if that makes you feel any better. Last week, Reuters released a poll which asked supporters of various presidential candidates about their attitudes towards black … Continue reading

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GOP Gov. Chris Christie Is Still An Asshole

Just in case you were wondering. And there is no better place to examine the real Republican id than at the state and local levels, aka the meth labs of democracy. You see, the new civil rights issue of our … Continue reading

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Don’t Really Know

Observed on 18th Street NW, between Massachusetts and O, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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