Tag Archives: terrorism

Troll Level Expert: Lured to Texas, two would-be jihadists die within seconds of arriving at “Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest”

As we discussed most recently in regard to the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack in Paris, I feel very strongly that nothing should be off-limits to satirists. With that said, however, I find something incredibly distasteful about yesterday’s “Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest” in the Dallas suburb or Garland, Texas, that reached its climax with […]

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Never Forget

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Joe Biden at Netroots Nation Detroit

I spent yesterday at the Netroots Nation conference in Detroit. The highlight for me was probably getting to see Vice President Joe Biden, who showed up at Cobo Hall about halfway trough the day to rile up the gay, abortion-loving base of the Democratic party. There were a number of noteworthy moments… like when, after […]

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If you’re going to be compared to a terrorist, it might as well be a brilliant one

On Sunday afternoon, I was standing in the rain in Ann Arbor, by myself, with a half-eaten cupcake in my hand, when a friend approached me, and greeted me with a question that I’d never been asked before. “How’d you like being compared to the Unabomber?” Having no idea what in the hell he was […]

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Now recruiting for Team Satan in Malawi

A few years ago, I posted a short piece about the practice of witchcraft in the African nation of Malawi, and, as a result, every six months or so, I get a strange comment in my in-box. Here’s the most recent one. It comes from a man in Lilongwe, Malawi who wants my help “joining” […]

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