Feb 082016
 

Right wing nut jobs never cease to amaze me with the things they say and do.  And this past week is no exception.  Next week will likely be the same.  Of course the number of absurdities reported is limited do to space constraints.

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Fox Newsian has not heard of any anti-Muslim hate crimes, therefore they don’t happen.

To no one's surprise, the intrepid reporters at Fox News did not like the fact that President Obama visited a mosque any more than Marco Rubio did. On Tuesday, “The Five” hosts wondered why in the world the president found that necessary. Co-host Juan Williams mentioned the fact that hate crimes against Muslims have been on the rise since the Paris and San Bernardino attacks. Really? Eric Bolling and Kimberly Guilfoyle responded. It’s kind of amazing how much you can not know just by refusing to know it.

The conversation went like this:

Guilfoyle: I think that Christians are being driven out of the Middle East in droves, being raped and tortured, murdered. Religious Christian sites and churches not being allowed to be rebuilt. What is the president doing to stand for them? Instead every time he gives one of these speeches we hear a little excerpt from the book of Obama of how Christians should be living their life and that Muslim is a religion of peace. Show me the evidence.

Williams: The challenge at the moment has to do with the spike in attacks, hate crimes against Muslims in the United States. And don't forget you've had Donald Trump say we should ban….

Bolling: Are there a lot of hate crimes against Muslims in the United States? Because I haven't heard of any.

Guilfoyle: Where are the numbers for that?

Well, the numbers are to hard to find, of course. We could suggest Guilfoyle and Bolling check out this Washington Post article about a five-fold increase in attacks on Muslims since 9/11.

They won’t, but you can.

"Muslim is a religion"?  Oh really?  And I thought Muslims were people and Islam was a religion.  Silly me (said dripping with sarcasm)!  These obviously ignorant Faux Noise "newsians" could also reference the Huff Post which is tracking hate crimes against Muslims during 2016.  Additionally, I thought Obama was the POTUS for every American, which of course includes Muslim Americans.  Divisive my ass!  So tell me, is it wilful ignorance or are they just that stupid?

This is the third of 5 right wing absurdities this week.  Click through for the other four.

 

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Jan 222016
 

I have another busy day today.  My shower-aide just left, leaving me smelling like a rose.  PT is coming at 9:00 and OT at 10:00, so they will have come and gone by the time I get this posted.  Arvilla (PT) is bringing a cane to see if it will give me sufficient stability to aid in transfers, when I’m out and don’t have my walker for transfers.

Jig Zone Puzzle:

Today;s took me 3:24 (average 5:10).  To do it, click here.  How did you do?

Short Takes:

From Daily Kos: Ted Nugent may have totally broken the law and called for the lynching of a sitting president and (possible) future sitting president. [Fascist criminal delinked]

Our unholy rotten soulless criminal America destroying government killed 4 Americans in Banghazi. Period! What sort of chimpass punk would deny security, turn down 61 requests for security, then tell US forces to STAND DOWN when they were ready to kickass on the allapukes & save American lives! Obama & Clinton, thats who. They should be tried for treason & hung. Our entire fkdup gvt must be cleansed asap.

Can’t you feel what Republicans call love?!!?

From Media Matters: Fox News has devoted roughly three hours to promoting the release of Michael Bay’s 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, a movie about the 2012 attacks on diplomatic facilities in Libya, praising the film, repeatedly characterizing the movie as a threat to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, and hyping several debunked myths about the Benghazi terror attacks. More than half of the network’s 32 segments focused on falsehoods about the State Department and Obama administration’s responses to the attacks, and nearly 60 percent of the segments linked the movie to Clinton’s 2016 bid for the White House.

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No matter how many times the lies are debunked, The Republican Reichsministry of Propaganda, Faux Noise, refuses to let this go.

From NY Times: In a significant victory for President Obama, a federal appeals panel on Thursday rejected an effort by 27 states and dozens of corporations and industry groups to block the administration’s signature regulation on emissions from coal-fired power plants while a lawsuit moves through the courts.

The rule, issued last summer by the Environmental Protection Agency, is at the heart of Mr. Obama’s efforts to tackle climate change. It would require each state to significantly cut greenhouse gas pollution from electric power plants, the nation’s largest source of such emissions.

Once fully in place, the regulation — which would cut emissions from existing power plants by 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030 — could transform the electricity system, closing hundreds of heavily polluting coal-fired plants and sharply increasing production of wind and solar powers.

But the 27 states, many of which have economies that rely on coal mining or coal-fired power, have sued the administration to kill the plan. The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit set June 2 to hear arguments in that case, although it is widely expected to be ultimately decided by the Supreme Court, most likely in 2017.

Won’t it be wonderful, if a Democratic President can replace a Republican Injustice on SCROTUS by 2017?

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Jan 202016
 

If we did not have Republicans and their loonie hanger-ons, you know, the denizens of Faux Noise, Rush Limbaugh etc ad nauseam, comedians would be out of inspiration for their work and we would be very dull people indeed!

Megyn Kelly upset that Muslim activist was invited to SOTU.

Megyn Kelly, a little like Jeb! Bush, gets wholly undeserved points for being a reasonable voice in a sea of crazies. Let’s just think about that for a moment. This is a woman who has been on a mission to prove that Santa Claus is a white man, because that’s important to her.

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This week, Kelly focused her outrage on the fact that Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz invited a Muslim civil liberties activist to the State of the Union speech.

“We have an outrageous situation where you have much of the Republican field of presidential candidates, and others, who have consistently criticized, discriminated against, said horrific things about Muslim Americans in this country," Wasserman-Schultz tried to explain. “Presidential candidate Donald Trump…” she sputtered before Kelly cut her off.

Seems old Megyn would have preferred a different Muslim American, one who was not a civil rights activist, because she thinks there are “a lot of great Muslim Americans” out there.

No doubt, some of them are her best friends even if they don't believe in white Santa.

This is the fifth of five loonie right-wing moments this week.  That does not mean there are only five, only that there is only so much space that can be devoted to these losers!  Click through the Alternet article for the other four.

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Jan 012016
 

A new year begins with the promise for me that 2016 virtually has to be a better year than last.  May it be so for us all.

Jig Zone Puzzle:

Today’s took me 5:14 (average 7:27).  To do it, click here.  How did you do?

Short Takes:

From Daily Kos (July): In one simple quote, Sister Joan Chittister, O.S.B. sums up the hypocrisy of many in the ‘pro-life’ movement:

"I do not believe that just because you’re opposed to abortion, that that makes you pro-life. In fact, I think in many cases, your morality is deeply lacking if all you want is a child born but not a child fed, not a child educated, not a child housed. And why would I think that you don’t? Because you don’t want any tax money to go there. That’s not pro-life. That’s pro-birth. We need a much broader conversation on what the morality of pro-life is."

While I disagree with her opposition to women’s right to make their own medical decisions, I respectfully disagree, because, unlike the Republican Party,  she is consistent.

From Media Matters: Fleeing from terror and indiscriminate violence in parts of the Middle East, millions of people have packed up and left their homes to start safer lives for themselves and their families elsewhere. But if you tuned into Fox News anytime in the last year, you’d think the refugees themselves — many of them Muslim — were responsible for the violence. In fact, painting Muslims as terrorists, radicals, and tacit supporters of ISIS, baseless demonization of Islam was the channel’s modus operandi in 2015. And it wasn’t just right-wing media. CNN also joined the smears, asking a Muslim human rights lawyer if he supports ISIS, questioning a Michigan mayor if she’s afraid of her majority Muslim-American city council, and forcing responsibility for the recent attacks in Paris onto an innocent French Muslim.

 

The slanders the Republican Reichsministry of Propaganda, Faux Noise, keep repeating are totally false.

From NY Times: Wealth can be bad for your soul. That’s not just a hoary piece of folk wisdom; it’s a conclusion from serious social science, confirmed by statistical analysis and experiment. The affluent are, on average, less likely to exhibit empathy, less likely to respect norms and even laws, more likely to cheat, than those occupying lower rungs on the economic ladder.

And it’s obvious, even if we don’t have statistical confirmation, that extreme wealth can do extreme spiritual damage. Take someone whose personality might have been merely disagreeable under normal circumstances, and give him the kind of wealth that lets him surround himself with sycophants and usually get whatever he wants. It’s not hard to see how he could become almost pathologically self-regarding and unconcerned with others.

So what happens to a nation that gives ever-growing political power to the superrich?

To find out, click through for the rest of this fine Paul Krugman editorial.

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Dec 262015
 

Yesterday was an enjoyable holiday.  I did quite a bit of cooking for a friend, but only wore George for the time I needed to stand up.  I made ham steaks, cheese mashed potatoes, assorted fresh veggies, fresh pears, and store-bought pumpkin pie.  Then I ate moderately enough to keep my blood sugar below 120.  I was pretty pleased with myself.  For the next couple days I want to rest up, as my desk will be replaced with a smaller unit on Monday, and I have both PT and OT coming Tuesday.

Jig Zone Puzzle:

Today’s took me 4:10 (average 6:02).  To do it, click here.  How did you do?

Short Takes:

From Daily Kos (best of 2015): The most racist areas in the United States

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I did not realize the extent to which parts of the Midwest and Northeast are even more racist than large parts of the South.

From NY Times: Foreign arms sales by the United States jumped by almost $10 billion in 2014, about 35 percent, even as the global weapons market remained flat and competition among suppliers increased, a new congressional study has found.

American weapons receipts rose to $36.2 billion in 2014 from $26.7 billion the year before, bolstered by multibillion-dollar agreements with Qatar, Saudi Arabia and South Korea. Those deals and others ensured that the United States remained the single largest provider of arms around the world last year, controlling just over 50 percent of the market.

Isn’t it sad that death is a key and growing US export?

From Alternet: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: ‘Wack Flag.’

It was Jon Stewart’s final season at "The Daily Show," which dismayed many yet made for plenty of memorable moments. After terrorist Dylann Roof murdered nine African-American churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, the team over at Fox News couldn’t wait to take to the airwaves to criticize those who dared label the crime for what it was. Sean Hannity even took a moment to self-righteously call discussion of Roof’s hate crime and calls for gun control a leftist agenda-advancing “sickness.” “Yes, it’s a sickness, this rush to use tragedy to advance your narrative,” Stewart responded. “Combine that with an inability for self examination, an almost comical degree of self-exculpatory rhetoric, flag pins, a little bit of leg, and a complete immunity to irony: you got yourself a full-blown case of Fox-abetes.” Then he showed footage of how Fox anchors responded to the killing of two New York City cops weeks earlier (spoiler: it involves a lot of blaming Obama, Mayor Bill de Blasio and suggestions of racism), as glorious a display of hypocrisy as has ever been on television.

 

This is just one of the seventeen best instances of political comedy this year. Click through for the other sixteen.

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Dec 252015
 

Ho!  Ho!!  Ho!!!  Tell SantaCat whether you were naughty or nice!  I have friends visiting today, if they show up.  So for me, today will be a learning experience on how much I can do.  Merry Christmas or whatever greeting you prefer for lefties, centrists, and sane conservatives.  Happy Holidays for insane conservatives, aka Republicans.

Short Takes:

From Daily Kos (classic: 12/1014): Did Ayn Rand send Christmas cards?

According to Scott McConnell’s 100 Voices: An Oral History of Ayn Rand she did indeed. Unfortunately, none are included in McConnell’s 656 page book.

Fortunately, with a little help from the Ayn Rand Archives*, we’re able to present to you this exclusive, never-before-seen collection of Ayn Rand favorites.

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Click through for 20 more examples of Republican Christmas love.

From Media Matters: On The Bill Press Show, Media Matters’ Katie Sullivan Runs Down The Worst Of Fox News Sexism In 2015

 

Of course Faux Noise is sexist!

From Common Dreams: Capitulating to the demands of the infamous Kim Davis is not all the newly-anointed Kentucky governor is up to these days.

Less than one month after taking office, Republican Governor Matt Bevin late Tuesday issued a series of executive orders that rolled back the minimum wage, stripped tens of thousands of their right to vote, and sent the state spiraling into regressive new territory.

After his election, Bevin—known as a Tea Party "darling"—vowed that he would pass a measure "right away" that would remove county clerk’s names from marriage licenses to appease those, like Davis, who object to issuing licenses to same-sex couples.

That promise was fulfilled on Tuesday—along with many other gifts to the conservative base.

Among them was a directive to reverse an order issued by his predecessor, Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear, which restored voting rights to felons. Bevin’s order strips the new rights from roughly 140,000 former felons who are "overwhelmingly African American and lower income," according to reports.

Merry Christmas, Kentucky,  from your Republican Reich!!

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Dec 202015
 

Almost every week, Republicans join a competition to see who can say the most outlandish things, and in the process, they push the envelope on just how nauseating InsaniTEA can become.  I trust that you will believe it, when I tell you that last week was no exception.

Bill O’Reilly is not about to listen to some guest on his show who disagrees with him.

Bill O’Reilly simply cannot be rational about the group Black Lives Matter. He invites the group’s advocates on his show so he can yell at them and threaten them and imagines that maybe his hectoring will make them go away. But it keeps not working.

"You would think if you have an organized group in America saying we want dead cops that all decent people would reject that group. You would think, correct?" O'Reilly said, completely falsely and without basis on Thursday."But the Democratic Party is actively embracing Black Lives Matter."

Seriously Papa Bill. You need to calm down. He was referring to the fact that the DNC had the audacity to invite members of the movement to organize and host a presidential town hall forum on racial justice.

Racial justice! Where do those Democrats get off?

Keith Boykin, who was an aide to President Bill Clinton, had been invited on to comment, but when he disagreed with O’Reilly, O’Reilly threatened to cut his microphone. Strange way to treat a guest on a talk show, but never mind.

O’Reilly frothed some more. "All right. So you believe that the Democratic Party is correct in embracing a radical group, a group that calls for police officers to be killed. I'm talking about—look, would you be comfortable with the Republican Party bringing in the storm front, the Nazi people and saying we would like our candidates to talk to you guys?"

It was a rhetorical question, because Boykin’s microphone really had been cut. It’s that hospitality thing.

"They are an extreme group, the Nazi Party. The Black Lives Matter is also an extreme group, as you have heard," O'Reilly added.

Boykin was granted the power of sound for a brief moment, just long enough to say he was outraged by the comparison, which of course, fell on deaf ears.

This is the third of five demented right wing moments.  Of course we can always count on O'Reilly to be bombastic.  Click through the Alternet article for the other four.

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Dec 132015
 

Almost every week, Republicans join a competition to see who can say the most outlandish things, and in the process, they push the envelope on just how nauseating InsaniTEA can become.  I trust that you will believe it, when I tell you that last week was no exception.

Sean Hannity mocks Michelle Obama for being in favor of education.

Hannity-tinIn case you haven’t been noticing lately—because Jon Stewart is no longer keeping his eye on Fox, and Trevor Noah can’t or won’t hold Fox’s feet to the fire—Sean Hannity is still a complete d-bag. So nice to know that some things never change in this crazy, mixed up, ever-changing world of ours.

On Thursday, Hannity used his air-time to lambast Michelle Obama for encouraging kids to go to college.

ISIS is on the rise. The Middle East, in complete turmoil. The Western world is under constant threat from Islamic jihadists but, your first lady Michelle Obama is busy making a rap music video about going to college.,” Hannity said, later suggesting the video suggested the “Obamas are completely out of touch.”

Yeah, don’t they know that everyone should drop everything immediately and go into full-on panic mode about ISIS. Jeez.

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The Republican Reichsministry of Propaganda, Faux Noise, hate education, because they want to keep sheeple stupid.  This is just the fifth of five nauseating Republican moments from last week alone.  Click through for the other four.

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Dec 112015
 

This is today’s only article from me.  Last night I woke up with a severe case of Republicosis.  I had to go so bad that I was careless mounting the throne, fell, and Replicated in my pants.  I had to call the building night clerk to help me get up and clean up.  Later I took a shower with help from my friend.  I’m hurting and pooped.

Short Takes:

From The New Yorker: A new study conducted by legal scholars indicates that Justice Antonin Scalia would fare better if he served as a judge at a court that was “less advanced” than the United States Supreme Court.

According to the study, Scalia’s struggles to perform his duties in a competent fashion stem from his being inappropriately placed on a court that is “too demanding” for a person of his limited abilities.

Andy should have noted that a more appropriate court for Sturmbannführer Scalia is the Nuremburg War Crimes Tribunal, as a defendant.

From Daily Kos: File this under “NOT The Onion,” or “Pottery Barn Rules,” or “Houston, We Have A Problem.”  It doesn’t matter what you call it, the cat is out of the bag.  On Tuesday, the front runner for the Republican nomination for President of the United States,  appearing on national television, was asked the following question by George Stephanopoulos:    

"You’re increasingly being compared to Hitler. Does that give you any pause at all?"

The man most likely to get the Republican nomination for President of the United States, answered: 

No.

Compared to Hairball, Hitler was a a lightweight.

From Media Matters: A Fox & Friends demonstration where children neutralized a gunman during an active shooter situation offered dubious advice to parents, as experts emphasize that confronting the gunman should be "a last resort."

The Fox News segment never explained that in an active shooter situation people should prioritize [Faux Nuts delinked] escaping and hiding over physically confronting the gunman — only mentioning the first two actions in passing — and instead emphasized engaging the gunman in a physical confrontation.

The December 8 broadcast of Fox & Friends featured two krav maga [Faux Nuts delinked] instructors and three children who demonstrated martial arts techniques that could be used to disarm an active shooter.

Co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck introduced the segment saying, "In an active shooter situation five seconds can mean the difference between life and death. But there are some things that you can do, and your children can do, to make a difference" before asking the instructor to "display for us and exemplify what would happen in an armed shooter situation." The instructor then used a stapler as a prop while his co-instructor demonstrated how to disarm a gunman from behind.

 

This TEAbuggery was brought to you by the Republican Reichsministry of Propaganda.

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Dec 022015
 

Yesterday I worked on recovering from a fall, both with and without George.  Other than a mat-skinned knee, I was no worse for the wear, but I did learn that, when it happens in real life, I will have an easier time, if I remove George before trying to recover.  Today, I think I’ll be working on how to instruct a bystander to help me, if I have been pitched out of a wheelchair.

Short Takes:

From Daily Kos: We often get upset at Fox News viewers for the alternate state of reality they generally live in. We shouldn’t be. It is our civic duty to first understand how it is possible for them to see the world so differently than those who accept information from various sources.

The video below is a classic example of how Fox News encourages one to allow themselves to be willfully ignorant. This is not restricted to conservative right-wing people, but to us all. To be clear, many Americans do very little reading of consequence and get most of their information from the mainstream broadcast media or the right-wing broadcast media like Fox News.

Barf Bag Alert!!

 
This is how Fox News create ignorant viewers by ewillies

We already know that people, who get their infoganda from the Republican Reichsministry of Propaganda, Faux Noise, are more poorly informed than people , who have no media access.

From The New Yorker: Now that the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference is under way in Paris, two main issues arise: Will an agreement to reduce carbon levels in the atmosphere be reached? And, if so, will it do any good? The answer to the first question is: almost certainly. The answer to the second question is: some, but not enough.

The good news is that, after more than twenty years of trying, the nations of the world are finally closing in on a deal that has the backing of all the major polluters. This much was clear from Monday’s opening ceremony, which attracted a host of global leaders. If politicians like President Obama, Chinese President Xi Jinping, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi didn’t think a positive outcome was likely, they wouldn’t have made the trip.

Of course, it is always possible that the negotiations, which are scheduled to last for nearly two weeks, will break down, as they did in 2009, when a similar meeting was held in Copenhagen. For at least two reasons, though, that seems unlikely.

Click through for an extensive explanation. I hope that the agreement is something upon which we can build, before it is too late.

From NY Times: Hours after President Obama pledged Tuesday in Paris that the United States would be in the vanguard of nations seeking a global response to climate change, Congress approved two measures aimed at undercutting him.

In a provocative message to more than 100 leaders that the American president does not have the full support of his government on climate policy, the House passed resolutions, already approved by the Senate, to scuttle Environmental Protection Agency rules that would significantly cut heat-trapping carbon emissions from existing and future coal-fired power plants.

The House votes — by 242 to 180 and 235 to 188, mostly along party lines — expanded to a global level the already profound gulf between Mr. Obama and the Republican-controlled Congress on domestic issues, demonstrating that the United States was hardly unified on the issue of climate change even as the president and other leaders sought to project solidarity.

The measures will be sent to the White House, where Mr. Obama has said he will veto them.

Republicans, by trying to sabotage Obama’s rightful authority, are committing sedition, not just against the US, but against the entire world.

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Dec 012015
 

Another month has arrived,  and I’m enjoying the thought that the next time I begin a month, I will do so from home.  Yesterday George and walked the furthest we have to date.  Today, the plan is learning to get back up after a fall.  I received a care package from Judi today.  Somehow I get the feeling my blood sugar might become a bit elevated!! Smile with tongue out

Short Takes:

From The New Yorker: Calling criticism of her misrepresentations about Planned Parenthood “typical left-wing tactics,” the Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina said, on Sunday, “I will not be bullied into telling the truth.”

Appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” the former Hewlett-Packard C.E.O. denied that spreading misinformation about Planned Parenthood was “in any way incendiary,” but added, “What is truly incendiary is demanding that someone who is seeking the highest office in the land stop lying.”

Fiorina noted that many of her rivals for the Republican nomination—including Donald Trump, Ben Carson, and Ted Cruz—had successfully used lying as a key element of their campaign strategies. “All I am trying to do is level the playing field,” she said.

Andy is spot-on about Crazy Carly!!

From Daily Kos: Once again, the people who watch Fox News are demonstrating their appalling lack of decency and, ironically in this case, respect for human life. News reports about an active shooter situation at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs are still somewhat vague as to the shooter’s motives and the status of victims. There are confirmed reports of police officers wounded by gunfire, and citizens are virtually trapped in nearby shops as they await a conclusion.

In the heat of this live crisis the Fox News website is hosting some of the most nauseating responses imaginable. [Faux Noise delinked].  They run the gamut of hateful rhetoric from anti-choice extremism (“Too bad the abortion doctor and the nursing staff weren’t all killed.”) to overt racism (“I know this isn’t PC….but n***gers are just plain bad news.”). Never mind that there is little information about the shooter or his motives (he has been identified in one report as a white male), the Fox News audience is focused entirely on their inbred hostilities toward minorities, women, and President Obama, whom some are accusing of setting this up.

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This typifies today’s Republican Party!

From Alternet: Muslim Cab Driver Shot by Passenger Ranting About ISIS Terrorists

A bizarre conversation in a cab leads to tragic violence.

Click through for the whole story. Here we have another example of Republican terrorism.

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Nov 302015
 

It’s a very slow day for news, so this is my only article today.  Yesterday I meditated on the blessed Orb, did laps around the unit, and went to the rehab room with PT to try to walk on George.

Religious Ecstasy:

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Wooo Hooo!!!

Short Takes:

From TPM: Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina said the suspected shooter at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic was “deranged,” but dismissed any connection between anti-abortion rhetoric and the shooting as “left-wing tactics.”

“This is so typical of the left to immediately begin demonizing a messenger because they don’t agree with the message,” Fiorina said during an interview on “Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace.” “The vast majority of Americans agree: What Planned Parenthood is doing is wrong.”

Crazy Carly and the other Republican candidates are bending over backwards to hide the blood on their hands.

From Think Progress:Friday afternoon, one week after elected officials all over the country tried to block Syrian refugees from entering their states in an apparent effort to fight terrorism, a white man in Colorado committed what appears to be an act of terrorism in a Planned Parenthood clinic.

Though the details of Robert Lewis Dear’s motives for killing three people in the clinic and injuring nine others are still being revealed, Dear reportedly told law enforcement “no more baby parts,” an apparent reference to heavily edited videos produced by the Center for Medical Progress, which numerous politicians have cited to falsely claim that Planned Parenthood sells “aborted baby parts.” Dear’s actions, in other words, appear to be an act of politically motivated terrorism directed against an institution widely reviled by conservatives.

Though terrorism perpetrated by Muslims receives a disproportionate amount of attention from politicians and reporters, the reality is that right-wing extremists pose a much greater threat to people in the United States than terrorists connected to ISIS or similar organizations. As UNC Professor Charles Kurzman and Duke Professor David Schanzer explained last June in the New York Times, Islam-inspired terror attacks “accounted for 50 fatalities over the past 13 and a half years.” Meanwhile, “right-wing extremists averaged 337 attacks per year in the decade after 9/11, causing a total of 254 fatalities.”

There you have it. You are seven times more likely to be killed by a Republican Supply-side pseudo-Christian terrorist, than by a Muslim terrorist.

From Alternet:On Sunday’s edition of Fox & Friends, host Anna Kooiman couldn’t stop laughing about a man who got stuck in a chimney and died

Barf Bag Alert.!!

 

While I don’t defend the attempted burglary, the burglar deserved to be caught and prosecuted. That he was roasted to death was tragic, because he was still human. Only Republicans would laugh at it.

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