Back to Political Basics: Bartender, Rolling Rocks for All My Friends!

for Izzy, who forced me to Think Give me a “P”!  Give me an “L”!  Give me a “U”!  Give me a “T”!  Give me an “O”!  Give me a “C”!  Give me an “R”!  Give me an “A”!  Give me a “C”!  Give me a “Y”! What does that spell? “SCOTUS!” Thus, after all […]

Republican State Senator: Obamacare and Gay Marriage Are Deadlier than Nazis and Terrorists

North Carolina State Senator Bob Rucho (R) doesn’t know how memes work, apparently. So he took to the Twitter Machines the other day to make this weird statement: Justice Robert’s pen & Obamacare has done more damage to the USA then the swords of the Nazis,Soviets & terrorists combined. I mean, there are all sorts of technical […]

The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week for Racial Justice

This has been a horrible, no-good, very bad week for race relations in the US. Actually, no. If you’re White and you prefer to be privileged and on top while your neighbor of a different race suffers, then it’s not a bad week for race relations. The wall between Black and Brown people and White […]

It’s Been a Pretty Great Day for Progressives, but Don’t Get Complacent

It’s a pretty wonderful day when Justices Scalia and Roberts vote on the correct side of a Supreme Court decision and strike down Prop 8. Granted it was a technicality on which they decided that Hollingsworth v. Perry was unconstitutional, but even a broken Supreme Court gets it right once in awhile. I would have […]