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David Letterman’s Anti-Fracking Rant Reminds Us Of His Uniqueness

David Letterman’s Anti-Fracking Rant Reminds Us Of His Uniqueness by Alan | This is a smart, anti-corporate rant where David Letterman attacked “greedy oil and gas companies” and the fracking industry. This…

April 18, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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Human Toll Continues To Mount After A Year

Human Toll Continues To Mount After A Year

by Stuart Shapiro | It’s been a year since the Boston Marathon bombings and that will get a lot of attention this week.  It has also been a year since the horrific explosion in the West, Texas fertilizer plant.  The human toll continues to mount: Fifteen people, including a…

April 18, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Mayor ‘Kind Of Agrees’ With Kansas Shooter

Mayor ‘Kind Of Agrees’ With Kansas Shooter by Stuart Shapiro | Two days ago I posted about the continued racism in American society.  The same goes…

April 18, 2014 / More... ( comments)

The Prevalence Of Racism

The Prevalence Of Racism by Stuart Shapiro | Baseball last week celebrated the anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier and integrating…

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Court Upholds EPA Mercury Regulation

Court Upholds EPA Mercury Regulation by Stuart Shapiro | The D.C Court of Appeals upheld a EPA regulation requiring power plants to curb mercury…

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

The Goal of Tea Party Insurrection Is Religious Armageddon

The Goal of Tea Party Insurrection Is Religious Armageddon

by VegasJessie | Recently, events have occurred which would indicate a perfect storm, which would help create the right wing fantasy of the Rapture.  Conditions for this “final judgement”  are ripe when you mix heavily armed anti-government insurrectionists, white supremacists with shotguns and Mormons who do not believe in the…

April 17, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Republicans Outraged Americans Are Happy With The Affordable Care Act

Republicans Outraged Americans Are Happy With The Affordable Care Act by VegasJessie | The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed by menacing it with an…

March 19, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Cathy McMorris Rogers Volunteers For The GOP Kiss Of Death: The Rebuttal

Cathy McMorris Rogers Volunteers For The GOP Kiss Of Death: The Rebuttal by VegasJessie | Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) will give the rebuttal to President Obama’s fifth State of the Union (SOTU) Address…

January 28, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Media Scrutiny Of Obamacare Is Downright Excessive

Media Scrutiny Of Obamacare Is Downright Excessive by VegasJessie | Lately, every newscast opens with the Healthcare.gov website “disaster.”No newscast seems able to resist relishing in the…

October 29, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Statins: The New Miracle Drug?

Statins: The New Miracle Drug?

by Mark Quincy Adams | Widely prescribed to lower cholesterol, recent studies are giving hope that statins may have even more health benefits. One study shows that a particular statin, simvastatin, seems to reduce the risk of both dementia and Parkinson’s disease in an older patient population (65 years and over.) … Some…

April 18, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Spy vs. Spy? The Snowden And Putin Lovefest

Spy vs. Spy? The Snowden And Putin Lovefest by Mark Quincy Adams | “Mr. Snowden, you are a former agent, a spy, I used to be working for…

April 18, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Look! Up In The Sky! Russian Spy Planes!

Look! Up In The Sky! Russian Spy Planes! by Mark Quincy Adams | Forget about Black Helicopters sent from the UN to put stickers on the back of…

April 18, 2014 / More... ( comments)

BK Says OK For Crimea To Have It Your Way

BK Says OK For Crimea To Have It Your Way by Mark Quincy Adams | In a whopper of an attempt to cash in on the changes in Crimea, fast…

April 10, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Will Durst: Patronizing Paychecks

Will Durst: Patronizing Paychecks

by dave-dr-gonzo | Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent investigates the age- old question: what do women want? Repost This Article…

April 11, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Will Durst: Tina Turner, Mad Max and Me

Will Durst: Tina Turner, Mad Max and Me by dave-dr-gonzo | Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent gets all Al…

April 3, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Will Durst: Sawbucked To Death

Will Durst: Sawbucked To Death by dave-dr-gonzo | Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent says ten dollars…

March 28, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Will Durst: Cold War 2

Will Durst: Cold War 2 by dave-dr-gonzo | Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent cries me a…

March 20, 2014 / More... ( comments)

CNN: Russia Poised To Perhaps, Maybe, We’re Not Sure But They Might, Invade Ukraine

CNN: Russia Poised To Perhaps, Maybe, We’re Not Sure But They Might, Invade Ukraine

by Bill Schmalfeldt | Now that the overnight numbers have been digested and checked against the bottom line, the news directors at CNN have apparently made the decision that its viewers are growing weary of watching flight simulators over “simulated water” pretending to search for pretend debris from a…

April 2, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Satire: SCOTUS McCutcheon Ruling Great News For America!

Satire: SCOTUS McCutcheon Ruling Great News For America! by Bill Schmalfeldt | I know that readers come to this website looking for a liberal viewpoint on the…

April 2, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Satire: History’s Mysteries – Did Churchill ‘Foretell’ Ted Cruz?

Satire: History’s Mysteries – Did Churchill ‘Foretell’ Ted Cruz? by Bill Schmalfeldt | It was no great shock that after receiving so much publicity for his “spot-on” impression…

April 1, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Satire: ‘Goy Vey!’ GOP Shmendricks Shlep To Sheldon

Satire: ‘Goy Vey!’ GOP Shmendricks Shlep To Sheldon by Bill Schmalfeldt | It was schmaltzy shmooze fest on the Sabat as four of the most mainstream (meaning,…

March 30, 2014 / More... ( comments)