Category Archives: Media

Right Wing Rapists

[original draft in Aug 2012 but never published. Was I worried that the title was incendiary and not representative of republicans? Well, if it was not accurate then, it is now.] So Rep. Todd Akin (R-Christlandiastan) really screwed the pooch … Continue reading

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Deluded Right-Wing Religious Zealots

The bigots are getting their panties in a twist over the so-called successes of the gay agenda in flooding the airwaves with TV shows “designed to desensitize Americans to the genuine risks of the homosexual agenda.” I should note, the … Continue reading

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Re: Wisconsin

Not following the news anymore. What’s the point?

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SOPA And PIPA, Meet OPEN

It seems that Rep. Darryl Issa (R-Cashinostan) has dusted off some legislation released in early December called OPEN as a “targeted” alternative to the beastly legislative twins of PIPA and SOPA. Sounds too convenient. And I don’t trust Issa. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Won’t Have To Mention Chuck Todd Again

There are more counterproductive talking heads than there are worthwhile ones so pointing out the idiots is an unending task. Here is all we need to know about Chuck Todd (R-NBC): Concern troll, thy name is Chuck Todd: NBC White … Continue reading

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This Won’t End Well

In these times, taking down the (public aspects of) websites of the U.S. Justice Department, Universal Music Group, the RIAA, the MPAA, the U.S. Copyright Office, and the FBI is a bad idea. Ever hear of the Patriot Act? Or … Continue reading

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First They Came For The Livestreamers . . .

. . . but I was not a Livestreamer, and so I did nothing. Except witness this injustice under the headline Occupy Wall Street Media Team Evicted From Rented Studio, 6 Arrested: If you had any remaining doubt that we’re now … Continue reading

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Would You Let Your Kid Play Football?

I have had several conversations recently about the dangers sports pose to kids, and this was on my mind when reading a New York Times article. The piece was on how some NFL players, including Bear’s legend Jim McMahon, are … Continue reading

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Corporatism 2.0

The internet seems to be following the path of all things – socialize the losses and privatize the profits. Now that the federal government has spent decades developing the infrastructure (technical, if not physical) of the internet, the corporations are … Continue reading

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From Anonymous to Amish

TPM is playing with fire. After being cyber-attacked for posting mugs of alleged Anonymous activists, they now have posted mug shots of three hardcore Amish folk: The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department in Ohio has released the mugshots for three of the five … Continue reading

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