Tag Archives: Jon Stewart

When court jesters stop laughing at despots they expect you to stop too

They’re funny, they’re clever, and their comedy can be dead serious, but it turns out when political comedians actually are dead serious they expect their audience to come to heel. Bernie Sanders was just a laugh, look at yourself, you … Continue reading

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So Jon Stewart decides when an act of malice is too egregious to joke about? It’s called pandering, people.

Jon Stewart’s monologue last night was a moving response to the racist murders committed in Charleston on Wednesday. Dylann Storm Roof’s shooting of nine African Americans was hate crime and racism pure and simple. I cheered along as Stewart declared … Continue reading

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Daily Show with American communist Jon Stewart – US problem w/ UNESCO

Part One and Part Two …I’m trying to imagine if President Ron Paul would handle UNESCO funding much different than Obama and the Democratic Party?

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Rap News and Wikileaks thumb noses at US junta and its News World Order

I’d say Juice Media’s Hugo Farrant and Wikileaks’ Julian Assange are showing up the powers that be. Catch today’s episode of Rap News: Some may imagine kindred discontents at MSNBC and the Daily Show, but Jon Stewart’s chatting up Obama … Continue reading

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October

2- “One Nation” JOBS, PEACE, JUSTICE, March on Washington, DC 2-9 KEEP SPACE FOR PEACE Week 4- Arrest Dick Cheney Now, at the Broadmoor, 7:30am 5- Arrest George W. Bush Now, at the Broadmoor, 7:30am 6- Erik Larson, “Devil in … Continue reading

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Did you know John Yoo is not in jail?

This is the kind of civility that I just can’t stomach. Berkeley Law Professor John Yoo, author of the Torture Memos which Bushco’s blimpnecks took for their greenlight to water-board, was a guest yesterday on the Daily Show. Short of … Continue reading

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Daily Show censored Palestinian issues

Palestinian rights activists Anna Baltzer and Dr. Mustafa Barghouti were guests Wednesday night on the Daily Show. I know the talk show looks like a live tape, and few question Jon Stewart’s ethics, but there were some strange anomalies. For … Continue reading

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Evo Morales on Jon Stewart’s Daily Show

My wife loves this guy and his name because his name, Evo Morales, translates as… ‘Eve Morals’. A boy named Evo in Bolivia might have a life just a little like a boy named Sue in Oklahoma would! Who knows? … Continue reading

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Humor

I once had to break up with a perfectly good boyfriend. He was 6’5″, 240 pounds, Denver Broncos tight end, straight-A student, fast car, cool apartment….blah, blah. We had dated for two years, discussed marriage and children, a serious deal. … Continue reading

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Showing fealty

Jon Stewart parodied the Bush-Ahmadinejad face off at the U.N. on Thursday, characterizing George Bush’s address as a Mafia don trying to intimidate his subjects.   In this light, the significance of Bush holding hands with Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah … Continue reading

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Light summer fare

Here are some wonderful video clips, if you haven’t seen them already:   1. Georgia congressman Lynn Westmoreland wants to post the Ten Commandments in the halls of congress, if only to be reminded of them himself. Here he is … Continue reading

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