Tag Archives: AlterNet

Today’s Quotes: Romney the Smiling Sociopath

“According to several on-the-record classmates, Romney led a posse of boys to pin down a presumptively gay student, John Lauber, and Romney snipped off his bleached blond hair while Lauber cried and screamed for help.” – From “Mitt Romney’s ‘cruel … Continue reading

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Could Melting Glaciers Be Releasing Toxic Bacteria?

Although the author of this article says this dormant bacteria is “not as scary as it might seem,” my sci-fi indoctrinated mind detects all sorts of disastrous outcomes awaiting if some of this bacteria trapped in the ice before humanity existed … Continue reading

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Surprise! Trayvon Martin Was Just a Regular Teenage Kid

I’d like the high school records of some of these right-wing smear merchants, currently honing their skills trying to posthumously destroy the character of Trayvon Martin, subjected to the same scrutiny as they’ve used on Trayvon’s teenage years, cut short … Continue reading

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Romney’s ‘Free Market Capitalism’ Myth

Mitt Romney, the blundering, dull, grown-up rich kid currently being beaten up by thrice-married ‘family values’ uber-hypocrite Newt Gingrich on the death march to the Republican nomination for president, apparently really thinks he made his fortune — or added to … Continue reading

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Christopublicans Pick a Candidate to Bring Down Romney in S.C.

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Is It Possible That the World is Becoming Less Violent?

Seems incredible, but that’s the conclusion of psychologist Steven Pinker.  Pinker uses the ‘Big Picture’ view of human history to arrive at this conclusion, and he makes a good point regarding the dramactic change in attitudes that started during the … Continue reading

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And a Happy Newt Year?

Below, an embarrassing Christmas video put together by Newt Gingrich’s New Hampshire staff, nabbed from AlterNet. On one hand, Newtie getting the GOP nomination would dead-cinch insure Obama’s reelection, since Gingrich is nothing but a shambling fountain of bullshit, bombast … Continue reading

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More On the Luntz Morons

Frank Luntz has made a fortune ‘redefining’ common terms in order to push the neoconservative Republicon agenda to low-info middle and working class voters so that they will vote against their own best interests. So far, he’s been successful, but … Continue reading

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Just Desserts: Nasty Elitists Who Mocked Foreclosed Families Will Now Be Looking For Work

There are some news stories that are deeply satisfying to read and pass on and this is one of them. The disgusting ‘let them eat cake’ elitists at the Steven J. Baum law firm in NYC who made sport of … Continue reading

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Undercover Oakland Cop Supports OWS Movement

As Libertarian/conservative economics writer Mark Skousen once said, “History repeats itself, but never in the same way.” Yes, the stopped analog clock is right twice a day, as the cliche says, because the digital job just goes completely blank, you … Continue reading

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