Category: Politics

Glenn Greenwald forgot to mention his partner was carrying Snowden’s stolen documents

Yesterday saw a flurry of accusations coming from Glenn Greenwald after his partner was detained at Heathrow airport while waiting on a connecting flight to Rio. At 6:30 am this morning my time – 5:30 […]

UK intel officers show up at Guardian, destroy hard drives with Snowden docs

This is the world we live in now. Or maybe it’s always been the world we’ve lived in and it’s just now coming to the forefront. The media has spent the past 30 years being […]

Egyptian newspaper uses exact copy of a ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ ad to promote General Sisi

Egyptian newspaper uses template of a Larry David add to promote General Sisi pic.twitter.com/VMAqyUCOBZ not a joke — David D. Kirkpatrick (@ddknyt) August 18, 2013 The New York Times Mideast correspondent, David Kirkpatrick, tweeted this […]

Stone Cold Steve Austin on same-sex marriage

Former WWE superstar Stone Cold Steve Austin is madder than hell and he’s not going to take it anymore. During this talk radio interview Austin brings up the topic of same-sex marriage and rails against […]

Congressman Steve King says that climate science is more of a “religion” than science

Here’s Steve King talking about how he “proved” to Alan Colmes that we live in a Christian nation with a very bizarre dog killing analogy If you’ve never heard of Steve King you should Google […]

Missouri State Fair puts a rodeo clown in an Obama mask and asks, ‘if anyone would like to see Obama run down by a bull’

If you’ve ever been to a state fair then you can probably imagine how difficult it might be to choose the single most embarrassing or shameful moment there but the people in Missouri took the […]

Wikipedia blocks Senate IP address due to ‘vandalism’ on the Edward Snowden article

Edward Snowden seems to be singlehandedly making the United States government look like a bunch of tyrannical doofuses. Someone who posted from the Senate IP 156.33.241.5 was caught making edits to the Edward Snowden page. […]

Obama is actually talking about ‘upward mobility’, they must be desperate to change talking points

I can just see them scrambling trying to figure what they can talk about to divert attention from Snowden and the NSA for a while. Widening income equality and upward mobility seems to be what […]

Chicago Tribune, Obama’s hometown paper, rails against warrantless spying

Immediately after I published the previous post decrying American media outlets for rolling over on the NSA spying scandal, the Chicago Tribune goes and publishes this. George W. Bush and Dick Cheney spent eight years […]