Saturday, June 30, 2007

Why Sadism Matters (For Those Who Slept Through That Part of Sunday School)

Why Sadism Matters: sadism matters because we live in a country so morally disabled that it is, sadly, not unreasonable to state the obvious, e.g., that sadism matters, since apparently some Americans need higher education on this point.

God knows why. (And remember, I'm Buddhist).

We could start with Cheney and Rummy and Preznit Toad-Exploder, but let's start with Romney, because it's a nice day and he has such white teeth.

Sure, they're calling him "Mutt Romney" now.

Some Bushist fascists think that's really mean.

I bet Ann Coulter thinks it's really mean.

Others disagree.

"I'll admit that I'm coming from a dog-centric point of view," Tucker Carlson, the conservative pundit, said Thursday on MSNBC. "But I'm feeling that maybe Mitt Romney lost my vote here. Do you need to be a PETA member to be disturbed by the fact that this guy put a dog on the roof of his car?"


[And left the dog there for a 12 hour trip, briefly stopping after the dog shat himself in fear, and the Romney sons became disturbed by the smelly crap all over their nice vehicle, so there was a crap cleanup.
"As the oldest son, Tagg Romney commandeered the way-back of the wagon, keeping his eyes fixed out the rear window, where he glimpsed the first sign of trouble. ''Dad!'' he yelled. ''Gross!'' A brown liquid was dripping down the back window, payback from an Irish setter who'd been riding on the roof in the wind for hours."

No one was disturbed by the dog's state. The dog went back in its cage on the top of the car, and back riding at 60 mph. There was no room in the car for the dog. They were too poor to make other arrangements?

Romney still asserts the dog loved it. Battered women too, like to get beat. That's why they're asking for it.]


Some Bushist fascists think it doesn't matter what happens to a stupid dog, anyhow. It's not as if they're embryos, after all.

Or miscarried fetuses, feti that could be put up on the family wall like Rick Santorum did, to more deeply feel the grieving process.

And we know by now that if there was a burning building with a nursery school full of 20 live kids and a medical center with 20,000 frozen embryos, the Bushist fascist hero, unwilling to risk his own skin, would bribe some poor person to run in and save all the widdle snowfwakes first.

Still other people think that, you know, what with "Christian" James Dobson belt-beating his own dog and then bragging about it, advocating whipping toddlers with real whips, and young George W. Bush torturing frogs, old George W. Bush starting wars to get back at his Dad, and old Big Dick Cheney torturing people (and Rummy torturing them, too, let's not forget about him), and all the people who are only following orders torturing people, yes, other people think that there's a theme here.


The Culture of Cruelty.

This profound philosophical view consists of the following belief:

It's ok that other beings suffer.



Thus: family doggie shits himself in fear?

So what?


Family doggie howls in pain?

So what?


Frogs explode when lit firecracker explodes?

So what?


Wounded troops can't get cared for?

So what?


Katrina victims drown?

So what?






600K+ dead in Iraq?

So what?



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Picture of Not Mitt Romney's Dog.





(Oh, and President has the most sustained level of rejection by the American public ever?

So what?)

Friday, June 29, 2007

Big Dick In Big Denial of Big Trouble





John Dean, who knows something about why Presidents and Vice-Presidents might need to resign, has an opinion on Sadist-In-Chief, Big Dick Cheney, and explains it, here.

I'm still enjoying Big Dick's flight away from the Executive Branch into the Legislative Branch in order to avoid trouble.

Oh -- but if he's not part of the Executive Branch, doesn't that mean he no longer can hide under the shield of Executive Privilege?

Oh right. Woops.

Thus followeth Big Dick's flight away from the Legislative Branch back to the Executive.

So, let's review.

He flunked out of Yale.

He's a coward draft-dodger.

He's a tricky Dick suck-up.


Now, he's an oilist, warmongering pro-torture Bushist fascist sadist Veep.


So, hey. What's not to love, eh?


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Monday, June 25, 2007

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Oh Look, WaPo's Got Another Sexist Article on Senator Clinton! I'm Shocked, Shocked!!




A sexist article on Senator Clinton! What a novel concept!!

Oh, and they got an actual woman to write it!
See?

But say -- was Phyllis Schlafly too busy that day? Oh, and do you notice in this picture why everything's just as it ought to be?

It all began long ago when they got slaves to write about how great slavery is, and that worked out well, did it not? Or you know, maybe not?

Maybe they could get Markos to write a seminal article about how women in blogtopia who write about sexism in blogtopia are hysterics who are diluting the forward progress of way more important things, eh?

But enough of that.

Let's have a little healthy competition: read that article, and identify just how many pejorative terms, sexist phrasings, and demeaning coverage choices YOU can find, dear Readers!!

"Make Room for Some Bushist Fascists" -- How the Neo-Commies Infiltrated Our Government, Destroying Democracy From Within





From the Washington Post:

Karen Stevens, Tovah Calderon and Teresa Kwong had a lot in common. They had good performance ratings as career lawyers in the Justice Department's civil rights division.

And they were minority women transferred out of their jobs two years ago -- over the objections of their immediate supervisors -- by Bradley Schlozman, then the acting assistant attorney general for civil rights.

Schlozman ordered supervisors to tell the women that they had performance problems or that the office was overstaffed.

But one lawyer, Conor Dugan, told colleagues that the recent Bush appointee had confided that his real motive was to "make room for some good Americans" in that high-impact office, according to four lawyers who said they heard the account from Dugan.

In another politically tinged conversation recounted by former colleagues, Schlozman asked a supervisor if a career lawyer who had voted for Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a onetime political rival of President Bush, could still be trusted.


Ooh. Worried that the McCain-voting right-wing conservative lawyer just might not be Bushist fascist enough, eh?




Full story here.


Saturday, June 16, 2007

At Abu Ghraib, Rummy & All The Bushist Fascists Got Away With Murder (And They're Still Getting Away With It)




America has two great fake journalists: Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.

Apparently, America only has one actual journalist.

That would be Sy Hersh.



The General’s Report



"The President had to be aware of this.”

[General Taguba] said that Rumsfeld, his senior aides, and the high-ranking generals and admirals who stood with him as he misrepresented what he knew about Abu Ghraib had failed the nation.

“From the moment a soldier enlists, we inculcate loyalty, duty, honor, integrity, and selfless service,” Taguba said. “And yet when we get to the senior-officer level we forget those values. I know that my peers in the Army will be mad at me for speaking out, but the fact is that we violated the laws of land warfare in Abu Ghraib.

We violated the tenets of the Geneva Convention.

We violated our own principles and we violated the core of our military values. The stress of combat is not an excuse, and I believe, even today, that those civilian and military leaders responsible should be held accountable.” ♦


Full New Yorker story here.



Friday, June 15, 2007

Bushist Fascist Frat Boys Gone Wild







"Can you smell the English leather on this guy, the Aqua Velva, the sort of mature man’s shaving cream, or whatever, you know, after he shaved? Do you smell that sort of — a little bit of cigar smoke?"-- Chris Matthews


Aqua Velva? English Leather? Eau de geezerfart?

Eee-ew.

TRex at firedoglake has a disturbing take on the odd objects of Bushist fascist sexual fantasies.

Lightweight loudmouth Chris "Tweetybird" Matthews waxed hot long ago watching Bubble Boy prance around a ship in his sock-stuffed puffy-crotched flightsuit.

Now he's hot for Fred Thompson.

Fred Thompson???


Thursday, June 14, 2007

Catholic Church vs. Amnesty International: Forced Maternity More Important than Torture --


First things first, eh?

The Roman Catholic Church, that kind gentle Jesus-centered bullying harassing supposedly non-political tax-exempt religious organization, is telling its Catholics not to donate to Amnesty International. More here and here.

Why?

Because -- protecting a rapist's right to breed is way more important than torture, or human rights, or slavery, or anything, pretty much.

And because they're never been very interested in womens' rights, have they?




Saturday, June 09, 2007

We'll Always Have Paris . . . .





Yes, it's true.

We asked Richard Nixon to 'BRING US TOGETHER' to no avail.

Paris Hilton's done what Tricky Dick could not.


Old and young, Bushist fascist and Heroic Progressive, American, French, Russian, Iranian, Iraqi, Sunni, Shi'a -- with regard to Paris Hilton -- We Are One.


Cenk Uygur's great take on our finally discovering a Unified Theory of the Universe, here.


Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Libby's Unpardonable Offenses


Bushist fascist utter contempt for the rule of law takes a deep nose-dive into just "How Low Can You Go?" limbo-land.

(WaPo here.)

(One can only imagine the revulsion honorable conservative William F. Buckley, Jr. (who is unable to turn in his grave, not yet being dead) must feel to see the National Review crawling on its belly for a slimy pardon, calling for Bubble Boy's slimy mercy for Big Dick/Ming the Merciless' right-hand hatchetman, Scooter "What kind of a name is that for a grown man?" Libby.

And all those nauseating letters puffing off this supposed virtues, all in support of no jail time for him? Feh.

Libby's such a good smart loyal public servant, but he's above the law of the land? It's ok when Libby obstructs justice?

Sure it's OK! It's his country, his rules, his everything.

That's what Bushist fascist sociopathic megalomania is all about.

What America needs is not more megalomania, but less truthiness and more truth.

What America needs to heal is the name of the traitor who outed a covert CIA officer and thus lost all associated humint assets.

Where there's a will, there's a way -- waterboarding Libby.

So, sure, screw jail time for Scooter, just send him to Gitmo.

Food's great.

A nice long Club Gitmo Caribbean tropical vacation -- waterboarding Scooter Libby, just as long as it takes, till he finally spills his guts.

Libby owes us.







(But hey, boys and girls, in case you need some sunshine in your life, here's a real knee-slapper cum laff riot: Bushist fascist nappy-headed ho-in-chief "Dick" Morris tries to blame Bubble Boy's vile Oedipal Iraq War on -- C-C-Clinton!)

Friday, June 01, 2007

SAY, BOYS AND GIRLS, ISN'T BILL O'REILLY THE VERY SAME OLD WHITE CHRISTIAN MALE WHO FORCED PHONE SEX ON HIS UNWILLING FEMALE SUBORDINATE??





BILL O'REILLY: … "[Don't you know] what . . . the far-left want(s)?

They want to break down the white Christian male power structure of which you and I are a part!"




Oh no Billy boy, we all want to keep the White Christian Male power structure JUST like it is.

Not to worry, sweetie.

Plus, if you're a really good boy, I'm sure someone will spank you. For a price. That's what you're looking for, is it not?

Naughty boy.

Naughty naughty boy.



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