Category Archives: Satire, humor

a few ocasio tweets from my favorite tankie

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What Evils *Don’t* Lurk in the Heart of Vladimir Putin?

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NATO summit in brussels: day one (day two in comments)

Surreal, if totally expected, given his insane military history , Southern Command, and run for president as a D.

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because democracy dies in darkness…and drowns in #Fake News…


…Trump’s poodle Emmanuel Macron is promising bans on Fake News during French elections, and is about to introduce legislation allowing emergency blocks and legal actions against Fake News websites.  The legislation would include increased transparency about sponsored content, including the financing; the amount of funding would be capped.
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Beauregard’s Newest Iteration of Reefer Madness; Holy Smokey Joe! What.a.Schmuck™.


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Words Fail: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Obama, Trump & White Fear of “Good Negro Government”


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Scientactically-Told Truths

Raining capital in nineteen words:
They used to dub the leaders Great. Not because they were good guys & gals, but because they achieved the extreme. On horses. Call that ancient history along with the mid-twentieth century, but it’s not just recently that words like “marvelous” have been taken for “wonderful” and almost never WTF?! Such simple choices, little turns of phrase, sound uttered self-consciously if you listen really closely, as if there’s an ambiguity-minimum dishonesty requirement set forth in The Really Real Book of the Law somewhere. At any rate, quality propaganda requires retail twisting of truth as well as wholesale dissemination of dubious modern mythology. It’s when words matter most.

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