Category Archives: The Bold and the Badass

Italian mayors have a message for citizens: STAY HOME!

This is a must-see: It’s incredible to me that anyone would still be going out and hanging out and partying and having their hairdressers make housecalls when everyone’s nonna and nonno are dying of the COVID over there in Italy. … 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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When MAGAts get wrecked

This is what you get for running your mouth, fucko: OOF. Big OOF. But even funnier, he ran out himself after the fact: It’s a thing of beauty, considering what a jabroni move this was: Colby Covington has chosen to … Continue reading

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It’s official…

…Bernie has been endorsed by three of the boldest progressives in the Congress: And even more encouragingly (and touchingly), here’s the story behind those endorsements: As the 78-year-old Sanders laid in a hospital bed in Nevada after a heart attack, … Continue reading

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Armed women do what the Nigerian army couldn’t

Namely, fighting off and killing a band of Boko Haram terrorists: In Nigeria, the Islamist terror group Boko Haram tried to attack the communities of Aatagara and Kawuri, but was instantly repulsed by a group of armed women. Almost immediately, … Continue reading

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Quotable: Emma Goldman on forced birth

“The defenders of authority dread the advent of a free motherhood, lest it will rob them of their prey. Who would fight wars? Who would create wealth? Who would make the policeman, the jailer, if woman were to refuse the … Continue reading

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Who’s afraid of the big, bad Bern?

Who else, who else, WHO ELSE??? I’m actually surprised that FUX Snooze gave Bernie such a fair treatment. And did you hear the audience roar at the prospect of medicare for all? (That would be at 4:20 or thereabouts.) And … Continue reading

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Maxine Waters crushes a cockroach

And his name is Steve Fucking Mnuchin: Some people have Backpfeifengesicht (a punchable face); Mnunchin has Schuhwerfenkopf (a little German compoundword I just coined, meaning a head you’d like to throw shoes at; Dubya Bush was/is a prime example of … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning jailed again. Happy Women’s Day.

And as Jeff Waldorf points out, this sets a disturbing precedent in an age of media demonization: …because if they can go after a whistleblower and a site that publishes leaked CIA cables and the Collateral Murder video, what’s to … Continue reading

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What we’ve learned from the Cohen hearings (so far)

I feel like doing a roundup today, so here we go. First off, we learn that Cohen was a take-the-money-and-run kind of guy: Yeah, that’s right: Novartis PAID him to influence Donnie, but he just took their money for (apparently) … Continue reading

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