Avatars of Thing That Used to be Conservativism Attack Actual Conservatism

Well that didn’t take long.  Tom McDonald notes on his FB page about the political whoring of John McCain and Lindsey Graham as they pull out the long knives to deal with Rand Paul’s uppity protest against our Ruling Class and the Corporatist Police State they service: Rand Paul has finally forced the issue of [Read More...]

Golly, Who Could have Predicted This?

The Wall Street Journal, organ of corporate interests, joins up with the Obama Administration, tool of corporate interests, to tell Rand Paul to shut up about Obama’s secret and unaccountable tyrannical power to murder whoever he feels like. [Read more...]

Colbert Explains the Sequester

I remember when people kept telling me that voting for these feckless twits was “realistic”. Good times. Good times. [Read more...]

Sober Realism

It turns out the US has an “infinite amount of money“, but also that we, who have about 135-145 million workers stand to lose “170 million jobs“. Oh, and a man who has authorized himself to order the murder of anybody on planet earth he chooses–in secret and with zero accountability–is not a dictator or [Read More...]

Thing that Used to Be Conservatism Cheers for Despotism

In our current state of political discourse, the idea of thinking before reacting is getting rarer and rarer.  The Thing that Used to be Conservatism, being almost entire a creature of the Conservative Infotainment Complex, seems to never give much thought to its positions these days beyond, “Does this have a chance of ginning up [Read More...]

The Ruling Class of the United States of America

…taking care of its heroic soldiers in the manner that the rich and powerful have cared for their slaves for centuries: The Air Force has some bad news for the pilots of its F-22 Raptor stealth fighters: Your planes are going to make you feel crappy and there’s not much anyone can do about it. [Read More...]


Pelosi: Congressional Pay Cut Would Undermine the Dignity of my Job meanwhile… As VA struggles, delays and errors greet returning warriors… The dignity of Nancy Pelosi’s job should be cleaning toilets in Afghanistan until every one of the people she sends into harm’s way while keeping on sub-poverty wages is brought home.  Every dime she [Read More...]

Cowardly Draft-Dodging War Criminal Backs Obama

…on drone strikes. On the bright side, more voices are being heard on the right and on the left opposing Obama’s secret, unaccountable kill lists.  But the fact that a man like Dick Cheney a) supports him and b) still holds a position of influence in the GOP while c) no serious opposition movement to [Read More...]

Ruling Class Just Keeps Crapping on the Troops

Everything that’s wrong with our Ruling Class in two headlines: Panetta to propose military pay cut… Obama raised Joe Biden’s salary… Sooner or later, it’s going to occur to the people with the guns that these people–the contemptible DC swine who subject them and their families to soul-crushing pressures for years at a time, pay [Read More...]

An Army Vet writes:

WIll you please comment on this recent news? As a female Army veteran, I am absolutely appalled. Do we not have enough able bodied men? I have a bunch of other indignant questions running through my mind right now, but here’s the most pragmatic one that every able bodied man who is currently serving should [Read More...]