Category Archives: Morticia! You Spoke French!

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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Quotable: Victor Hugo on guillotines

“We may be indifferent to the death penalty, and not declare ourselves either way, so long as we have not seen a guillotine with our own eyes. But when we do, the shock is violent, and we are compelled to … Continue reading

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Donnie’s marbles are rapidly circling the drain

Need evidence? Here’s Exhibit A: And here’s Exhibit B: Just babbling, and platitudes, and more babbling, and mobsterish extortion, and so much nonsense about making deals, and OMG muh ego! This is the foreign policy of Donnie J. Drumpf. And … Continue reading

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Rod Rosenstein resigns!

And the Turks are there to break it all down: Hasan’s analysis is, as usual, spot on. And here are some telling key passages from CNN: “We enforce the law without fear or favor because credible evidence is not partisan, … Continue reading

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The Hunchbrains of Nôtre-Dame

Oh lord, Donnie really HAS stuck his big flat foot in it today. Get a load of his ramblings about the fire that ate the roof and spire of Nôtre-Dame de Paris today: And then, there were his bons mots … Continue reading

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Donnie is certifiable, Maxime Bernier ditto, and don’t even get me started on Harpo.

Ahem. First, a little mood music. I’ll explain why in a bit… Ah. That was…so cheesy. But you know what’s even cheesier? THIS: Names can be hard to remember, and everyone blanks now and again. Taking that to an extreme, … Continue reading

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Rocco Rossi forgets to include Madame Guillotine in his New Year’s toast

Now really. What kind of unpardonable oversight is this? Not surprisingly, the Internet roasted him for it until he was forced to eat a little crow: The president of Ontario’s Chamber of Commerce, Rocco Rossi, has apologized for a New … Continue reading

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Québec fascists trying to hijack Christmas again

Just an innocent manger scene, you say? Think again. According to Xavier Camus, an antifascist in Québec, this is what it looks like when local fascism rears its ugly head: Ultra-Catholics set up a crèche in Saguenay to combat the … Continue reading

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AFD…WTF?

What’s wrong with this picture? Plenty. If you can’t tell, here’s a hint from the Berliner Zeitung: Who put a Nazi eagle on the top of a Christmas tree in the AFD party office? Was it someone from the party? … Continue reading

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Jamal Khashoggi tape transcript is as horrifying as you imagined

All the trigger warnings, folks, this is recorded and transcribed torture and murder we’re talking about, not to mention dismemberment. There are no real surprises here, but still, it’s horrific: And if you thought that transcript (the small snippet the … Continue reading

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