Daily Archive: 12/16/2015

Dec 16 2015

The Daily Late Nightly Show (Debate Reaction)

The New Guy You know, both Trevor and I correctly predicted last night’s Republican debate before it happened. Of course he has a staff and I don’t. Debate They Will Not Be Moved Oh, sure, funny, hah hah hah. Please look at it again. The significance of this clip is not that The Donald supporters …

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Dec 16 2015

Dispatches From Hellpeckersville-Let’s Talk About That Country You Want Back

I’ve been seeing it for a couple of years now, my conservative friends. You want your country back. You know what? So do I. But let’s think about this for a moment, what country are we talking about, exactly? You see, I’m not that much different than you. It’s hard out there, living paycheck to …

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Dec 16 2015

It Rained Debris: Remembering 55 Years Ago

I wrote this article five years ago. Today is the 55th anniversary of this plane crash. Time has not dulled the memory of that day I was on my way to class at my high school, shortly after 10 AM. It was a cold, nasty NYC day and was snowing lightly. I was at Clawson …

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Dec 16 2015

How to Start a War Without Really Trying

If you had the stomach to watch, or even listening, to the Republican presidential candidates debate for the 5th time, you’d have discovered that all but one of these maniacs wants to start World War III. The lone candidate to point out the war mongering idiocy of the policy of a no-fly zone in Syria …

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Dec 16 2015

Silicon Valley on Drugs

Never mind marijuana use in the technology industry, the new business “trip” is to drop a tab of LSD. Andrew Leonard of RollingStone Magazine explains: Let’s call him “Ken.” Ken is 25, has a master’s degree from Stanford and works for a tech startup in San Francisco, doing a little bit of everything: hardware and …

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Dec 16 2015

Punting the Pundits

“Punting the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Dec 16 2015

The Breakfast Club (Sons of Liberty)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Dec 16 2015

Six In The Morning Wednesday December 16

UN decries Palestinian attacks, ‘excessive’ Israeli response The UN voiced deep concern Tuesday over an “unacceptable” wave of Palestinians attacking Israelis, but also slammed Israeli authorities’ reported “excessive use of force” in response to the attacks. “We continue to be gravely concerned at the unrelenting violence in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and in Israel,” Cecile …

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