Tag Archive for Tea Party

An Oncoming Storm: The 2014 Midterm Elections

An Oncoming Storm: The 2014 Midterm Elections I understand that most of the people I know are jumping for joy that the GOP has taken control of both Houses. This is a ‘Red State,’ so it stands to reason. However, as most of you know, I am not a Republican, so yesterday was not really…

All Your Vagina Are Belong To Us

“Anything may happen when womanhood has ceased to be a protected occupation.” ― Virginia Woolf At first I thought it was just me, you know? Not that I am unaware of the religious right’s preoccupation with the vagina and women’s bodies in general. Kraken knows I’ve written enough about it. But the rhetoric has gotten…

About People Who Vote Against Their Own Interests.

The following is quoted from an internet forum post by a person with the screen name “yeahiknow5”. It was brought to my attention by one of my Facebook friends, Joe Markey. Neither Joe nor I wrote this. Except for paragraph formatting, it has not been changed, including the language. ————————————————————————————– “You should read “What’s the Matter with…

Palin vs O’Donnell

Sarah Palin has had a commanding lead in the race for the top spot in the “WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot” division of the “International Conference of Facepalming”, Female Division, for quite some time.  But a relative newcomer in the field, Christine O’Donnel, the Mistress of Masturbation, is catching up fast, grabbing headlines and causing reddish handprints of the faces of the reasoned throughout…

Is Rape Really That Bad? You Get Over It…

The line between Fundamental Christians and Fundamental Muslims is not only thin, but broken in many places.  The issue of rape and the support that both the bible and the koran give it is a topic that is rarely touched on, but it is one of the proverbial white elephants that should not be ignored. …

The American Taliban Strikes Again

We read about political violence every single day in third world countries.  One faction rises up when another one is elected into office or when an unpopular law is put on the books.  We have gotten used to these reports and have even come to expect them from certain countries.  Reporters expounding on death threats…