Category Archives: Outrage

Pink Washing

Today, the inbox at MPS has been not exactly flooded, but has had some reaction to the snarky news item from last night. To recap, the pink-washing* enterprise known as the Susan G. Komen For The Cure has defunded and … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast:

Nigeria’s anti-corruption police said on Tuesday it may drop bribery charges against former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and oil services company Halliburton after the company offered to pay a fine. (reuters) vs. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was set for … Continue reading

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I guess that they didn’t have a gift shop

Katarina Stoltz/Reuters The infamous sign over the gates at Ausschwitz, seen in 2005, reads “work sets you free.” Sign Over Auschwitz Gate Is Stolen

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Fort Hood

No snark, just sorrow. Twelve people are confirmed dead, 30 wounded, and it appears that one of the shooters (also in the military) was a psychiatrist named Major Malik Nadal Hasan. Expect the usual suspects to go nuts in 5, … Continue reading

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The Cost of Healthcare Reform Bribes

So what does it cost the lobbyists to buy Senators? Who knew that you could buy a Senator for as little as $160,000? Olympia, we’ve already established your morals, we’re just quibbling over the price. These are the contributions that … Continue reading

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Throw another log on the fire…

…as Satan calls home another favorite son. Yes, Robert McNamara has died at the age of 93, thus proving once again that only the good die young. McNamara was fundamentally associated with the Vietnam War, “McNamara’s war,” the country’s most … Continue reading

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Onward, Xristian Soldier!

GQ is reporting that Donald Rumsfeld put Bible quotes on the covers of the daily briefings he gave to Chimpy. Probably the only part that Chimpy ever read. Does anyone doubt that Chimpy saw this as a Crusade? (Hat tip: … Continue reading

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Sorry Jane Harmon…

…I think that Congress is getting what it deserved after 8 years of Chimpy screwing over us proles. I just cannot get myself worked up to an outrage that (at least) one of you elites got caught up in his … Continue reading

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Can cannibalism be far behind?

Getty Images — this is why you should hire only licensed plumbers. Joe the Plumber booed by plumbers. Oh, forsooth! When plumbers turn against one of their own… or did they? When fake plumber Joe Wurzelbacher took to the stage … Continue reading

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The Rich are not different from you and me…

…they eat ramen noodles too. Harrod’s Pot Noodles ($43) come in a hand-flocked gold leaf cup.

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