Tag Archives: jingoism

Like something straight out of North Korea, the USA Freedom Kids serenade Donald Trump with a song about his incredible courage, strength and wisdom

I had an incredible post planned for last night, which I know you would have loved. But, two hours into writing it, I curled up next to my toasty warm laptop and fell asleep. So, here’s what I’ve got for you instead… the USA Freedom Kids lip syncing their jingoriffic knock-off of the 1917 hit […]

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The Humanists present their “sensible approach to Islam”

A few times a year, inspired by my ever-growing admiration for Kurt Vonnegut, I get the urge to delve into Humanism. (For those of you who are unaware of what Humanism is, Vonnegut, a devout Humanist, described it thusly… “Being a Humanist means trying to behave decently without expectation of rewards or punishment after you […]

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Hucakabee on 9/11… Commoditization as the final stage of grief

A few months ago, I told you about Mike Huckabee’s latest venture into online education. If you don’t recall, it’s basically a poorly animated American history video series being peddled to the patriotically frothing Tea Party set so that they can see their young loved ones educated without either the corrupting “filter” of professional educators, […]

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Tea Party summer camp

The St. Petersburg Times is reporting today that a Tampa area Tea Party group calling itself the Tampa 912 Project is offering a summer camp for kids in July. Here’s a clip from the article: …The organization, which falls under the tea party umbrella, hopes to introduce kids ages 8 to 12 to principles that […]

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Happy Memorial Day

Since I didn’t get any comments when I posted this on Memorial Day in 2003, I thought that I’d try it again. Linette and I celebrated Memorial Day as the great patriots that we are. We slept through our local parade and then spent the rest of the day drinking Mexican beer (Tecate), eating Indian […]

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