Category Archives: Fucking Morons

This Is How (Many) Businesses Are Run

Or at least Il Trumpe’s business (boldface mine): We got a call Friday from a reader named Paul Redmond that The Post had accidentally published Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’s private cell phone number. A story about President Trump’s bodyguard Keith … Continue reading

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You Can’t Have It All: The Republican Rich Dude Edition

If you haven’t heard Republican Montana Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte physically assaulted a Guardian reporter (Gianforte is now charged with assault–the delay might have been due to the local sheriff being a Gianforte supporter). Joking aside, I doubt Gianforte lost … Continue reading

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We Could Have Had Single Payer

Democratic senator Tom Harkin spills the beans (boldface mine): He wonders in hindsight whether the law was made overly complicated to satisfy the political concerns of a few Democratic centrists who have since left Congress. “We had the power to … Continue reading

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Toby Keith In Saudi Arabia

While having Il Trumpe represent the U.S. abroad is one long national humiliation*, the weirdest thing about it was the Toby Keith performance (yes, the Saudis brought in Keith to play). This is like going to Paris and then eating … Continue reading

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The Blut Und Boden Wing Of The Republican Party

You might have heard about the pro-Confederate rally held in Charlottesville to protest the removal of monuments commemorating the reestablishment of white supremacy. The year is 2017 and I had to write that sentence. Anyway, while much has been said … Continue reading

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The Triumph Of Palinism: The Mexican Wall Edition

Eight years ago, I noted a phenomenon I called “Palinism” (boldface added): While people have described Palin as engaging in identity politics, that sells identity politics short. Palin along with the proto-movement surrounding her–Palinism–practices what could be call ‘politics of … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Trust WMATA/Metro

And it’s not due to overblown fears about safety. Instead, this is the reason (boldface mine): WMATA claims that reduced hours are necessary to properly maintain the system, but most other cities’ rapid transit systems manage with longer operating hours … Continue reading

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