Tag Archives: stupid Americans

Tea Party derails green projects, calling them U.N. plots, and exposes NYT journalism failings in the process

Remember how, a few weeks ago, the Public Editor of the New York Times, Arthur Brisbane, wrote a column inexplicably asking if it should be the job of journalists to be “truth vigilantes,” as though there were other legitimate options to be weighed in this highly-politicized, post-reality world in which we find ourselves today? Well, […]

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Michele Bachmann, saying “that’s the kind of spirit I have too,” launches her Presidential campaign near the childhood home of serial killer John Wayne Gacy

Representative Michele Bachmann, who, if you’re not familiar with her, is like Sarah Palin without the intellectual gravitas, was on Face the Nation yesterday with Bob Schieffer to announce the launch of her Presidential campaign. Schieffer, to his credit, took the opportunity to call the Tea Party favorite out on the many lies she’s told […]

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We can close Guantanamo, but some things can’t be undone…

And, yes, this post was motivated in part by the fact that the newly crowned Miss USA was one of only two contestants who believe in evolution. I’m just really tired of living in a country full of stupid people.

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Paul Revere, bell-ringing British informant

I wasn’t going to comment on it, but, as many of you no doubt know, Sarah Palin made news a couple days ago when she came out with an alternate version of Paul Revere’s historic ride, in which the celebrated American patriot rang bells throughout the Massachusetts countryside, warning the British that the Colonists were […]

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One last post about Christine O’Donnell

I wasn’t going to post anything here about Christine O’Donnell’s recent debate, during which she seemed to laugh at her opponent for suggesting that the separation of church and state is guaranteed in the Constitution. As the exact phrase “separation of church and state” isn’t actually in the Constitution, I thought that I’d cut her […]

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