Category Archives: blogging

The Trump Metaphor

The one-two punch of firing the campaign manager and the revelation that the Trump Campaign is quite literally running on fumes (and it stinks) is something both strange and familiar. I’m reminded of movie themes: The Wizard of Oz: Pay … Continue reading

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2016 Pulitzer Prizes Announced!

…and for the 10th year in a row, Mock, Paper, Scissors won nothing, not even for our Tweets. Robbed, I tells ya! We were robbed! But I’m in good company: no one in Seattle won an award, however the story … Continue reading

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Today in Pandering News

Who knew that Tennessee could read? “Having already made a .50-caliber sniper gun the official state rifle, Tennessee lawmakers on Monday gave final approval to making the Holy Bible the state’s official book.” “…Republican Sen. Steve Southerland argued that his … Continue reading

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The Small Print

Scissorheads – I’m going to be filling in for my pal Blogenfreude at Crooks and Liars for Mike’s Blog Round Up this weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). As you know, I like to feature the work of lower-traffic blogs who deserve … Continue reading

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Tips, please

[Ed. – Keeping this on top today; fresh posts (hahaha) below. — TG] Scissorheads – On Monday, I’ll be hosting the morning round-up at Crooks and Liars for a week, and as always I like to let you guys know … Continue reading

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Blogroll Amnesty Day Is Here!

Woot-woot! My pal Skippy reminded me that it’s Blogroll Amnesty Day, Scissorheads! As Dr. Zaius used to say, we’ve gone from invisible to only obscure! Now I like to think every day at MPS is B.A.D, but today is special … Continue reading

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MPS By the Numbers 2015

WordPress sent me a report of how the ol’ Thunderbolt Grease-slapper did in 2015, and I thought I would share the good news with The Scissorheads: Top Commenters are: Roket Bruce388 Big Bad Bald Bastard Zombie Rotten McDonald Osirisopto The … Continue reading

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The Best of the Web #jonswift2015

This year’s Jon Swift Memorial Roundup, named for the late and lamented blogger Jon Swift (the Reasonable Conservative), is up at the Vagabond Scholar. Batocchio as always has done a stellar job herding the lefty cats of the blogosphere to … Continue reading

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Vox Goes Full Driftglass – UPDATED

Death of the Media It’s really funny to me when 10-years-too-late the Villagers discover bloggers: The real reason the media is rising up against Donald Trump The gist of the article is that the media’s absolute failure to do anything … Continue reading

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Theocrats Are Building a Stairway To Heaven

I’ve been thinking a lot about what our old pal One-L has been peddling since her forced retirement from grifting the people of Minnesota: “Almost every article in the paper” has to do with conflicts in Israel, Bachmann said, “and … Continue reading

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