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merry fucking holidays for dedicated Fascists

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Biggest Badass Black Friday in history and the markets are tanking.

got it off yahoo finance, fresh from the fire. Maybe Jared Kuchner (or however he spells his last name) can accidentally fall off the top of 666 Park Ave and if he lands on any of the Trump Klan it’s … Continue reading

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Trump and the Reich Wing Extremists starting the War on Christmas bullshit early.

What the fuck ever. Then there’s the Alabama congressional candidate “Judge Roy” who said that not standing for the anthem and refusing to say the pledge of allegiance are crimes. And even Christians are compelled to celebrate Non-Christian holidays like … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s anti-Muslim Hate Rallies sort of fizzled…

Actually it was to urge an end to sha’aria which leads to some Interesting Questions: Is it going to ban halal food? Would Muslim PEOPLE be forbidden to worship? Are they being brought into the War on Christmas bullshit where … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday for the Prince of Peace

A short list of commercial suggestions for Christmas. War toys. Lots of them, GI Joe, toy guns, real guns, drones, War oriented video games, movies, those that don’t involve the direct murder that is the essence of war, stuff like … Continue reading

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Happy Turkey Day

So now I take keyboard in hand and remind us of the real meaning of Thanksgiving. Heark back with me four centuries, where the first American corporation almost starved to death and were rescued by a local socialist economy. The … Continue reading

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So, the Prisons in America use clergy to radicalize inmates.

Hardly surprising, but the US government usually labels other nations with that honor. There was a report years ago that the guards at Abu Ghraib had gotten prisoners to attack “radical Islam” meaning their fellow prisoners who weren’t being cooperative … Continue reading

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Trump fever is the new Antisemitism

Mostly because he got the vote of the Angry White Males who are stymied in their goal of making America a permanently white dynastic order. Which includes their version of Christianity and excludes all other people. Think they like Minorities … Continue reading

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Virginia Dare was an “Anchor Baby”

Not meaning to poke fun at young Ms Dare who disappeared along with the rest of the Roanoke Colony more than 400 years ago. More like mocking and reproving redneck bigots who make a big stink about other people having … Continue reading

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a poem for the holidays

The Art of Disappearing   When they say, “Don’t I know you?” Say “no”. When they invite you to the party Remember what parties are like Before answering. Someone telling you in a loud voice They once wrote a poem. … Continue reading

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Surprise, they literally screwed the Watchdogs

The Oil companies, that is. A 2008 interior department investigation found some MMS employees took drugs and had sex with energy company representatives. Some staff had also accepted gifts and free holidays, amid “a culture of ethical failure”, according to … Continue reading

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Army Career “opportunities”

We’ve seen the ads, “Join the Military and get job training that employers want”.. yeah right. One of my friends in El Paso was at the time a Scout for the Third Herd, 3rd Armored Cavalry. Stationed at Ft Bliss … Continue reading

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These guys have a real victim mentality

Hannity, not content to merely whine about Persecution and Tyranny if somebody says “Happy Holidays” to him, is now trying to muster more OUTRAGE! that The New York Times made a business deal with MoveOn.org, to run a half-page ad. … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

A father sat with bowed head in his aloneness. About him clung his weeping children. The winds outside threw great scarfs of powdered snow against the window panes, when suddenly the last born tore himself from the group and rushed … Continue reading

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Happy Patriots’ Day

Unless you live in Massachusetts or Maine, you may not know that today is Patriots’ Day — a holiday commemorating the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the first fights of the American Revolution.   Party at my house. Come dressed … Continue reading

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The Epiphany

Don’t expect to receive any chatty phone calls from your divorce attorney friends this week. Every year, during the first full week of January, divorce petitions are filed at a level nearly 50% higher than any other week.   The … Continue reading

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I had a blue Christmas without you

I felt more than a bit empty around Christmas this year. For the first time it seemed completely devoid of meaning. No one believes in God. No one believes in Santa. There’s nothing particularly thrilling to give or get. There’s … Continue reading

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Arabic Christmas Songs

Lest any of our local Christians forget, Jesus was kind of an Arab. So in honor of that, here are some Arabic Christmas Songs brought to you courtesy of The Coptic Church.

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Having a hard Christmas season this year?

Christmas is a sad time for many low lifes, atheists, communists, and Satanists. We get depressed and find it hard to make our way into a department store. In fact, this year I bought most of my Christmas gifts in … Continue reading

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From Labour to Catholicism in time for Christmas and Santa

For those of us who are easily entertained by the Republican Party candidates’ pre-Christmas expressed opinions in favor of our Lord and Master, it is especially gratifying to know that these expressions of faith are not solely American. The Lord, … Continue reading

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Jesus vs. Santa rivalry is nothing new

A holiday detente: As Easter sprung from fertility celebrations befitting the rebirth of spring, so Christmas originated from offerings of the season’s greetings to the winter solstice. And while Christians might have taken over the party, they’ve had to retain … Continue reading

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Christmas ornaments from child labor

Walmart is in trouble again. It’s selling Christmas ornaments which an investigation by the National Labor Committee has determined are produced in sub-standard conditions. Chiefly, that the young workers who produced the ornaments, in an 8,000 person factory in Canton … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Thanksgiving Past

I was obsessed with Bernadette Soubirous when I was a Catholic schoolgirl. You’ll recall, or perhaps you won’t, that the Mother of God appeared to Bernadette at Lourdes in 1858. Or so Bernadette claimed. Filled with unbelief and not wishing … Continue reading

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John Edwards for Santy Claus

Ho ho ho. John Edwards declares himself a candidate for aught eight, counting no doubt on the votes of Virginians who haven’t been told about Santa Claus.   John Edwards, half of the Kerry-Edwards day-after concession speech givers will, instead … Continue reading

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Is the Wii not a technological marvel?

I have to admit I love the Nintendo Wii. Christmas chatter around kids this year was all about the Wii. Parents are thrilled that it reintroduces aerobics to the couch potato genre, but I’m not convinced that Nintendo won’t have … Continue reading

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