Monthly Archives: May 2009

BREAKING: Dr. George Tiller Assassinated

by matttbastard Oh, fuck: George Tiller, the Wichita doctor who became a national lightning rod in the debate over abortion, was shot to death this morning as he walked into church services. Tiller was shot just after 10 a.m. at … Continue reading

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The New New Civil Rights Movement

by matttbastard Is truly inspiring to see so many conservatives take a firm stand against racism. Truly. Update: Via Antonia, oppressed white male Bill Wolfrum is mad as hell and isn’t going to take it any more: We must fight. … Continue reading

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Maritime Misogyny Ad Infinitum (On and On to tha Breaka Breaka Dawn!)

by matttbastard Despite repeatedly getting spanked by provincial courts, apparently New Brunswick’s provincial government  STILL fears women’s reproductive freedom enough to consider taking Dr. Henry Morgentaler’s 7-year-old lawsuit over public funding of private clinic abortions in the province all the … Continue reading

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Timing is Everything?

by matttbastard Wonder if the following has been cited elsewhere as a possible (partial) explanation for Obama’s recent 180 on releasing the torture photos? Der Spiegel: The president took his decision under the pressure of time. Had he not acted, … Continue reading

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This Just in: Nancy Pelosi is the New Hillary Clinton (ie, Flypaper for Misogynists)

by matttbastard Fair. And. Fucking. Balanced. Fer srs: One bone of contention, Antonia: saying that anything spawned by the gliberati who rule USian cable NOOZ networks and talk radio even remotely constitutes ‘news commentary’ is akin to earnestly declaring that … Continue reading

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Oh My God.

by Isabel I probably threw up in my mouth about 8 times while looking at this. The sight of my beloved Scrabble bedecked in bubblegum pink, and ornamented with goddamn flowers is enough to make me retire my vocabulary and … Continue reading

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Don’t Go Back to the Bunker Just Yet, Dick!

by matttbastard From Dan Balz’s latest WaPo piece on GOP discomfort with Dick Cheney’s recent media ubiquity: Liz Cheney strongly disagreed with the claim that her father’s vocal defense of Bush administration policies has caused significant unrest within the GOP. … Continue reading

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Torture Architect John Yoo Gets Monthly Column in Philly Inquirer

by matttbastard Um, wha? John Yoo has written freelance commentaries for The Inquirer since 2005, however he entered into a contract to write a monthly column in late 2008. I won’t discuss the compensation of anyone who writes for us. Of … Continue reading

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“I know you’re into this transparency thing, but I don’t need to see your nipples!”

by matttbastard Ok, after watching her razor-sharp performance last night at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, I’m now firmly convinced that Obama should totally dump Joe Biden at the local Amtrak station and bring aboard Wanda Sykes as … Continue reading

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Time to Get Kenny Loggins Out of Retirement.

by matttbastard First they came for the “queers” [sic], then they came for the (apparently heterosexual) Baptist kid trying to take his freakin’ girlfriend to her freakin’ prom: A student at a fundamentalist Baptist school that forbids dancing, rock music, … Continue reading

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