Category Archives: Not So Compassionate Conservatism

The biggest covidiot yet?

Ladies and gents (and nonbinary folx too), please give a big round of applause to Ethel Merman — sorry, uh, this wack-ass Drumpfnik woman here…

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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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Are WE the virus?

I dunno. What do YOU say, Ash Sarkar? Ah. Aha. For all the dark jokes I may make about COVID-19 and all the stupid people who go out of their way to court it, this much is serious: No, this … Continue reading

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COVID-19: An opportunity for the Shock Doctrine — or its opponents?

Naomi Klein expands, briefly, on ideas from a book she wrote several years ago: I especially love how she takes a quote from far-right economist Milton Friedman (the author of the original Shock Doctrine, which Klein critically examined in her … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Another one for our sick times

And this one, you can sing along with. Just follow the bouncing anchor: I just feel sorry for Ted Lange, whose face briefly appears in there. What sweet, lovely Isaac the Bartender ever do to deserve THAT?

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So THAT’s how they got the CN trains moving again.

This afternoon, one of the CN trains parked on the rails (there are three pairs of them, plus one set of CP tracks) behind my house finally departed for points east, after the blockade near the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory was … 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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Quotable: John Oliver on “checks and balances”

…or shit and salad bars, if you will: And by this token, the Repugs are the irresponsible parents, who can’t seem to toilet-train their toddler OR stop him from crapping all over that damn salad bar.

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Quotable: Aneurin Bevan on Tories

For my dear British readers, my condolences on the results of your recent election. And a few words which may or may not comfort you, but which I’m sure you’ll find relatable, regardless: It’s going to be a rough few … Continue reading

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