Category Archives: racism

Haven’t seen this in my local rag yet!!!

Y’know, it’s not easy being from South Carolina.  It seems as if every time there’s a mention of The Palmetto State in the national media, it’s because of garden-variety rank stupidity… or drunk-driving fatalities… or domestic violence… or underfunded public … Continue reading

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My parents voted for this moron.

Fortunately for me, I live in a different district. Last Friday at the South Carolina Republican Party gathering in Greenville, SC, US Rep. Tim Scott (R-SC) said something on federal government subsidies to the oil companies that didn’t make a … Continue reading

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How can Americans make informed decisions about war in general and Iraq and Afghanistan in particular if all the information is withheld?

Mr. Fish: Americans aren’t stupid, just busy.  However, if given the chance to make an informed decision about wars or military engagements or police actions or whatever-the-hell you want to call them, my fellow Americans will surprise their elected leadership… most … Continue reading

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Yes… these are my fellow South Carolinians.

On Monday, 18 April 2011, I happened to be in South Carolina’s capitol city of Columbia and had heard that one of my favorite nutjobs, US Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) would be headlining the Teabaggers’ annual anti-taxes event with SC … Continue reading

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Sorry I’ve been remiss,…

…. just back from the holidays and a trip New York City.  This being said, it doesn’t mean I haven’t been paying attention–especially to this load o’ crap: You might’ve guessed I’d stand with this individual… and these nice folks as … Continue reading

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Torpedoing the tax cut compromise one asshole at a time!

When I heard the discouraging words regarding the tax cut compromise struck between President Barack Obama and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) the other day, I retooled the old Blessed Sacrament School fire drill routine of stop-drop-and-roll to pause-breathe-and-read and … Continue reading

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The more they stay the same.

Atlanta, Georgia… 1980:          c. Eric Hartmann/ Magnum Photos Sigh… What I think about when I see pictures like that above isn’t the glaringly obvious racial component, but rather how American women are slowly but surely being … Continue reading

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