Category Archives: If You REALLY Care

Governor of Texas has a political death wish

Hey! Remember how I said, the other day, that Texas doesn’t actually care about protecting life, because it treats even biological accidents such as miscarriage like a crime? Well, get a load of the governor’s latest anti-life gambit: Texas Gov. … Continue reading

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What it’s like to have a miscarriage in Texas

Marlena Stell, founder and CEO of Makeup Geek Cosmetics, tells a harrowing story of what it’s like to have a wanted pregnancy go terribly wrong. In her case, it was the second time a pregnancy ended in miscarriage and required … Continue reading

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9-11: The Afghan connection

A French documentary on the unheeded warnings of Ahmed Shah Massoud, the Northern Alliance leader assassinated by the Taliban two days before 9-11. You cannot understand the current situation of Afghanistan, much less its connection to the events of 20+ … Continue reading

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Fahrenheit 9/11: A full screening (and some random thoughts 20 years later)

This was actually broadcast yesterday, but in case you missed it, here it is in full (with Michael Moore doing a podcast beforehand, and a Q & A after): (If you just want to see the movie, fast-forward to minute … Continue reading

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Quotable: Martin Luther on surviving the bubonic plague in the 1500s

Even half a millennium ago, some Christians understood how NOT to be a plague rat. Are you listening today, evangelicals?

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Crappy, CRAPPY Canada Day.

Yes, I know. This is a bit belated. But better now than never, eh? So. I don’t know about you, but I didn’t celebrate this year. Partly because of COVID, partly the shitty weather in my neck of the boonies. … Continue reading

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Debunking the antivaccine movement

Harry Brewis, alias Hbomberguy, has the whole story behind this all-too-vast movement, its debunked claims, its bogus doctors, its charlatan promoters, and its very real (and deadly) consequences. Buckle up, you’re in for a mind-blowing blast: It’s an hour and … Continue reading

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A fireman has a few words for the fuel hoarders…

…and they are EXPLOSIVE: BOOM! But seriously, folks: Don’t hoard gasoline. And definitely DON’T buy it by the bagful. You’re not only driving the cost up and creating the very shortage you’re trying to mitigate, you could also be driving … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Say what?

Oh hey! Here’s Falco as a disgruntled newscaster. What’s he “reporting”? Well, here’s my (singable!) translation of the lyrics: On the Run Say what? Whatchoo say? West Berlin, 1967 First impression: paddywagon A roadblock against the madmen Are you cruisin’ … Continue reading

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Guilty! Guilty!! GUILTY!!!

First, the reaction from outside the courthouse, and from the streets of Minneapolis: The first of George Floyd’s four killers has been found guilty on all counts. Here’s some legal analysis on what it means for the justice system, and … Continue reading

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