Tag Archives: Politics

T160k is Ceasing Operations

Saying good-bye to one of my favorite crowd-funding sites. This is why and how it was begun: Timbuktu is a legendary name, but it’s also a real city on the edge of the Sahara desert in Mali. In medieval times, … Continue reading

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An Inspirational Speech by Charlie Chaplin

In 1940, The Great Dictator, written, directed and starring Charlie Chaplin was released.  The story of a poor Jewish barber who is mistaken for a dictator of a similar appearance and takes his place. In his rejection of the position … Continue reading

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How will our new president deal with this? While the US and UN were quietly working with Russia and eliminating thousands of nuclear warheads and weapons, the former Soviet Union has been stockpiling THESE! As usual, the US intelligence agencies … Continue reading

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George Zimmerman Just Got Punched in the Face for Bragging About Killing Trayvon Martin

Ah, such sweet schadenfreude!! George “I-kill-unarmed-black-kids” Zimmerman got decked in a Florida restaurant for bragging about killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012. The name of the hero who punched Zimmerman has not been publicly released. He encountered asshole Zimmerman at the Gators … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Charges dropped for Native American teen facing prison over gram of weed

The ridiculously harsh sentence over such a small quantity of marijuana sparked vocal concern nationwide and on social media. Prosecutors in Oregon have agreed to drop federal charges against a Native American teenager who faced up to a year in prison for possession … Continue reading

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Comedy Central says Stephen Colbert can’t use the ‘Stephen Colbert’ character

Last week during the Republican National Convention, CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert brought back his arch-conservative former alter ego — also named Stephen Colbert — from Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report to comment on the goings-on in Cleveland. The brief stunt … Continue reading

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“Yes, I Can” 2016 Paralympics Ad

I’ve been binge-watching “The Last Leg,” a wonderful UK panel show that began as a commentary show on the 2012 London Paralympics and blossomed into and amazing and hilarious program. 2 of its 3 host comedians are disabled and it ventures … Continue reading

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KKK Flyers Appear in Haight Ashbury, Haight Responds Brilliantly

This is the original flyer that reportedly appeared on a few doorsteps in the Haight: A day later this appeared on poles up and down Haight Street: I think I’m in love with the Loyal White Lady Ally of the Haight! … Continue reading

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John Oliver Buys $15M In Medical Debt, Then Forgives It 

“There are places in this country where you need to fill out less paperwork to start collecting money from peoples’ pockets than you do to collect fish from a fucking lake,” explains Oliver. He continued: “It is pretty clear by … Continue reading

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#MakeDonaldDrumpfAgain !

John Oliver exposes the lie that is Donald Drumpf. Watch the video and you’ll see why I (and probably you) will be spelling his name that way from now on.

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