So the James O’Keefe Smear Machine is back in business

He was all the rage a few years ago, pioneering the whole “destroy Right Wing Culture War enemies with edited videos” tactic. Did some damage to ACORN and everybody acclaimed him a hero for nine days.  Various people thought he was a conservative folk hero. He got invited to a soiree that some friends of [Read More…]

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Yes, Rush, Sex without Consent is a Mysterious Hangup for Them Lefty Weirdos

Today’s “Conservatism”: where there’s something weird and silly about having a problem with non-consensual sex. Mr. Limbaugh: the term for that is “rape”. And yes, for rape we do, in fact, call the police, you dolt. I’m sure that your moronic remark has nothing to do with the ongoing struggle of the freak show that is right wing [Read More…]

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The Rapist, the Guy Who Sat Down, and the Sudden Death of Libertarianism

So all of last week was taken up with a jock who, judging from the trillions of words, cartoons, and ASCII devoted to him, committed a heinous crime. I refer, of course, not to the Stanford swimmer rapist Brock Turner, who got half his jail time off for being white. That story hardly got a [Read More…]

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Real people with real problems

Rush Limbaugh warns that federally paid Lesbian Farmers could invade your town It’s been a quiet week for the Boys Who Cry Wolf and the head staff writers in charge of ginning up the Culture War Panic Machine are on vacation. So the Junior Varsity squad are going through the files for rejected story ideas and [Read More…]

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Crisis Magazine Exists…

…to serve Movement Conservatism’s war on every point of Catholic teaching in conflict with its ideological demands. Its purpose is not to catechize Catholics but to turn them into good soldiers to battle the Magisterium whenever it threatens the Right. Exhibit A: this piece which begins with the author’s confession of his ignorance of Islam [Read More…]

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Not feeling the hysteria…

…over Obama’s Prayer Breakfast remarks. It’s just today’s Panic du Jour from the Noise Machine. Here’s what he actually said: “And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ. In [Read More…]

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School Told to Call Kids ‘Purple Penguins’ Because ‘Boys and Girls’ Is Not Inclusive to Transgender

I should have known better than to trust the Right Wing Outrage Noise Machine. [Read more…]

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Don’t Let the Right Wing Noise Machine Stampede You

The Boys who Cry Wolf are currently ginning up the panic machine because the Holder DOJ is investigating Dinesh D’Souza about violating campaign finance law. D’Souza was the guy behind 2016: Obama’s America, which true believers in the total satanic evilness of Obama regard as divinely inspired prophecy. So it goes without saying that FB [Read More…]

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The Right Wing Noise Machine and the Boy Who Cried Wolf

So a week or two ago, the Right Wing Noise Machine erupted in fury because the Administration was moving Vatican Embassy staff around and sticking them in with Italian Embassy staff.  I had a feeling this was fake dudgeon from the Right Wing Noise Machine, but I couldn’t bring myself to care enough to find [Read More…]

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Clueless FOX Talking Hairdos…

…utterly fail to grasp Anthony Esolen’s point: So they cut him off and gave him the boot. Something the Thing That Used to be Conservatism’s Entertainment Disinformation Complex does a lot to Catholics who use their heads. Esolen, who is a fine Catholic writer, was seriously suggesting that happiness could be found outside the machine [Read More…]

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