Category Archives: Isn’t It Ironic?

US citizens protest against re-opening too soon

The Grim Reaper is a really nice touch: Reminds me of that part in Mother Night (by Kurt Vonnegut, a must-read) in which a character chants, almost melodiously, the German phrase: “Leichenträger zur Wache!” (“Corpse-carriers to the guardhouse!”) He’s remembering … Continue reading

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Not-so shocker: Drumpf and cronies are behind the COVID protests!

And what’s more, they have the nerve to brag about it: AND Donnie thinks THESE are “very fine people”: Yeah. Donnie is now openly supporting armed fascist thugs. AGAIN. Because remember Charlottesville? Yeah, this is that all over again…and this … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: FUX Snooze on corona…and Ebola

Gee, it’s almost like they’re shameless partisan hacks, isn’t it?

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What fundie preachers are doing about COVID-19

Are they closing their churches? Are they disinfecting? Are they advising their flocks to stay safe, listen to doctors and nurses, and avoid too much close social contact? Are they even forgoing the usual handshakes and face-to-face greetings within their … Continue reading

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What the 1918 flu pandemic can teach us about public health today

John M. Barry, author of The Great Influenza, talks about how badly the US handled a pandemic that most likely started on home turf. Secrecy, censorship, and denial prevailed during the 1918-19 flu pandemic. The public were often lied to, … Continue reading

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Short ‘n’ Stubby: Ms. Manx does Doomsday

It’s been a hot while, but the Manx is meowing again. Yes, folks, the calico kitty is back, with some short news items for y’all. And this time, it’s all about the imminent end of the world. So strap in … Continue reading

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Headline Howler: The NYT’s epidumbic moment

Won’t someone please think of all the crapitalists (and the taxes they’re not paying)? I’m sure that even without the highlight, you could see what the fuck was so wrong with this headline.

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Q. How do we know the coronavirus is a socialist?

A: Because this is who it’s attacking: I’d say it’s not only a socialist, but a locavore to boot. Because who else has the brains to take the proper precautions against globally transmitted viruses? Not capitalists, that’s for sure. PS: … Continue reading

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What’s happening in BC, and why the trains aren’t moving

First, a little item from CBC: Marc Garneau says “the system is working”, but anyone who’s living alongside a railway where the trains are stalled on the rails (and there are two of those trains out behind my own house … Continue reading

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Megadildoes!

Hi, sorry I’ve been incommunicada again. I’m back! But first, a little musical interlude: Ah, that was lovely. And now, the news of the day…and quite possibly the best news you’ll hear all day it is, too: Rush Limbaugh, the … Continue reading

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