Category Archives: Politics

Real Racists Do Real Things

Further evidence that Ta-Nehisi Coates is one of the finest and most thought provoking writers on the internet. When a professor of history calls Barack Obama a “Food Stamp President,” it isn’t a mistake to be remedied through clarification; it … Continue reading

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What Has Obama Done For You … Lately?

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“… a deep sense of somebodiness.” — Martin Luther King

Today we, as a nation, pause to remember the birth of one of our great leaders, Martin Luther King.  Balloon Juice frontpager Tom Levenson links to a “newly recovered audio of an MLK speech to an Ohio High School in 1967.” Audo available … Continue reading

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Intelligent Life?

I wonder how many travelers from a distant galaxy have zipped by our little third rock from the sun and, after some study, have decided no intelligent life exists on this planet.

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Barack the RePatriot

Very clever and novel idea: (via Sully) In what might be the cheekiest campaign move in quite some time: Behold the Obama Long Form T-shirt! I probably need a new category called PWNED! or something similar. As noted in the … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Is A Punk Ass Bitch

James Fallows  I wonder, though, whether as this episode sinks in it might conceivably do some good, in the way Baratunde Thurston suggests. Perhaps the media types who have been paying attention to Trump and his braying will stop to think about what they’ve … Continue reading

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Photo From Egypt: “Egypt Supports Wisconsin Workers.” on Twitpic

Photo From Egypt: “Egypt Supports Wisconsin Workers.” on Twitpic.

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