This Week in Colonial Gaze: Bachmann, Gohmert, Katy Perry, and the White Maasai-ah.

A prelude to every late night talk show joke for the next year: Perpetual embarrassments, Islamo-antagonists, and Tea Partying US Congresscritters Michele Bachmann (MN), Louie Gohmert (TX), and Steve King (IA) walk into a room with cameras, flags, and microphones and declare an Egyptian press conference. I’m not sure if this press conference actually contained members […]

Republican Clown Show Heads to Egypt to Undermine the United States (Video)

When I think of sending members of Congress to a foreign country on a diplomatic mission, I think of well-seasoned politicians who have a long standing history of compromise and bipartisanship.  Those who work well with their colleagues even when they have differing views on certain issues. What I don’t think of is the posse of Michele […]

Why President Obama is Completely Wrong on Egypt

Even though I’m an independent, I get a lot of flack for being an “Obama shill.” Whether I criticize him over his continuation of Bush policies on domestic spying or bending to the GOP on corporate tax policies, some people still continue to believe that I’m somehow a paid Organizing For America blogger – or […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Floating Fundies Flee Atheists in Collars

Ahoy there, mates!  Avast, ye scallywag sinners!  Arise and shine, then gather ye upon the poop deck of praise to give God the glory-glory!  The HMS Christian Right Weekly Round-Up is ready to set sail! Pastor Pillow here. In our padded pews this morning, we offer refuge to all from “abortion, homosexuality, taxes and the […]