“God’s Got Me”

Saw this one float by on YouTube; could not believe my eyes. Wait, scratch that, this is Donald Trump’s America. Of course I believe it. The same selfish idiots who claim they’re “protecting people” by carrying a goddamned assault weapon into Starbucks can’t be bothered to wear a mask in public because, with the total coronavirus death toll approaching 100,000 this very weekend,...

Harry Reid: Finalist, Shoulda-Woulda-Coulda Division

I'd like to be taken at least a little bit seriously in terms of what I write here, and I know full well that beginning any post with a giant, all-caps "AAAAAAAAARRRGH," followed by several exclamation points will make me seem like all-that-is-wrong-and-laughable-about-bloggers in a nutshell. Nevertheless, sometimes, there's genuinely nothing that better than a good AAAAAAAARRRGH!!!!! to sum...

Wow – Twice In One Week

Dean Baker catches Tom Friedman looking very silly, indeed - again. Of course, this recent column will not make Friedman look silly to any of his regular readers who are both not informed through other means already and too incurious to doubt Friedman's statements of fact, because Friedman sounds so convincing when he pontificates thusly on things he knows little about, like the debt crisis...

Georgia Boldly Leading The Way…Backward

Ah, Georgia. The Peach State. My state. Where, thanks to Governor Nathan Deal and the heavily GOP-controlled legislature, we see the final fruit of GOTea policymaking. Or, rather, the lack of fruit. Jay Bookman at the AJC has the forehead-smacking (though entirely predictable) details: After enactment of House Bill 87, a law designed to drive illegal immigrants out of Georgia, state officials...