Category Archives: Not So Compassionate Conservatism

Christine Jessop’s murder has finally been solved

It was a murder that mystified Ontarians (and Canada as a whole) for over three decades. How could a little girl just vanish seemingly without a trace, and several weeks later turn up dead and partially decomposed in a remote … Continue reading

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Donnie’s goons get stopped…this time.

And thank heaven for small mercies, the cops actually did their fucking JOB for once: Brett’s snark here is, sadly, no joke. But very much on point. Here’s the story: Matthew D. Krueger, United States Attorney for the Eastern District … Continue reading

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Buhbye, Kellyanne.

Well, look who finally exited stage right. Ms. Alternative Facts herself: And of course, she’ll be “focusing more on family”, as they all say they’re going to do when they finally rotate out of that ol’ revolving door in politics … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: An inevitable tune for the times

It’s kind of catchy, wouldn’t you say? Hey, I’d even call it contagious. (And yes, I’m back after a long absence. Pute was in for repairs. Don’t be a klutz like your Aunt Bina, kiddies…and if you’re drinking iced tea, … Continue reading

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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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