Al Stefanelli

Victim Blaming, the Disabled, and God

Disabilities are not punishments from God On the list of things that piss me off, nestled right there near the top, are people informing me that my disabilities are punishment from God.  It is only my desire not to be incarcerated which stops me from resorting to my more base instincts. This happens more often…

George Soros: Anti-Communist, Progressive Advocate

Don’t believe the right wing hype George Soros. If you read the right wing websites and the tin foil hat outlets, you’d thing this man is single-handedly destroying democracy accross the entire planet. You’d think he was an advocate for turning the world into a communist haven. You’d be exposed to all kinds of conspiracy…

Lou Dobbs Makes Utterly Ridiculous Voter Fraud Claims

Skewers Pew Research report I woke up this morning to a flurry of activity on my social media news feeds regarding new “evidence” from the people at Pew Research of massive voter fraud uncovered by Lou Dobbs of Faux News. Imagine that. So, I took to the Interwebz to research this. Now, keep in mind,…

Regarding the Final 2016 Presidential Debate

The implosion of Donald Trump. Last night, Secretary Clinton and Mr. Trump faced off for the last time as debate opponents. Needless to say, Clinton wiped the floor with Trump. Yes, Trump performed slightly better than he did during the last debate, but Hillary was on top of her game. She conducted herself with poise,…

Dinesh D’Souza – The Art of Cluelessness

The man who breaks wind with his mouth. “One of the perks of being associated with the modern conservative movement is that no matter how badly you fail, how thoroughly incompetent you are, or how wildly corrupt and disreputable you choose to be, you’ll never lack for friends, allies, or media availabilities. There’s no finer…

Why Church and State MUST be Separate

The Religious Right is destroying our Nation “My reign is not of this present order. If my reign were of this present order, my supporters would have fought against my being turned over to the Jews. But my reign is not here” – John 18:36) Unless you’ve been living in a cave, it has become…

Trump Defenders: Your Arguments Are Thin

And your ignorance of reality is shocking. This is what is known as a ‘Legendary Rant.’ It was written by an individual named Alex Schiller, and that’s all we know at the moment about this person. It dutifully points out the hypocrisy that has pervaded the right wing. The double standard is glaring when seen…

Trump supporters threaten the kids of Newsweek reporter

Journalist exposed his shady business dealings Shortly after I wrote an article for Newsweek about how Donald Trump’s business interests could undermine national security should he be elected president, one of his supporters assaulted me. He used the internet to do it. Throughout my adulthood, I have never made a secret of the fact that…

The Trump Circus Rolls On

Things I’ve learned about many Trump supporters. So, over the past several months as the contest between Clinton and Trump gains steam, there are several things I have learned about Trump’s supporters from social media, speaking with people in meatspace, and in the comment sections of a plethora of websites from the most liberal to…

Posting Stories of Police Brutality is Not Anti-Police

We have a responsibility to keep these incidents in the public eye. If you somehow are under the impression that posting stories on social media about police officers committing egregious acts of violence against black people is “anti-police,” then you are completely missing the point. Most of us who post these stories fully support our…