Category Archives: civil rights

September 11: Falling into History

[Ed. Note: We’ve been running this post since the blog began. It is from the SF Chronicle a lifetime ago, from 2006 when we were younger and perhaps less cynical. And given how Prznint Stupid tried to bring the Taliban … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Chimpy's Great Adventure, Civil Liberties, civil rights, Iraq, PDB 2001, September 11 | 4 Comments

Today’s Irony Alert

I have no idea what set our Stable Genius off this time (I totally know), but Prznint McTwitter went on a tear AGAINST Fox News last night. I’d post them all, but there are too many, and you can easily … Continue reading

Posted in 4th Reich, Civil Liberties, civil rights, Facebook or Faceberg, First Amendment, Lord Damp Nut, The Russian Usurper, Social Media, Twitter | 3 Comments

‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg

Axios tells us that Facebook said it’s planning for a possible $3 billion to $5 billion privacy fine that would set a record for the Federal Trade Commission. Why dat fine, you ask (emphasis mine): “Facebook took a $3 billion … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Goat Rodeo, Bastards, blood sucking leeches, CEO Bastards, Civil Liberties, civil rights, Facebook or Faceberg, Social Media | 2 Comments

SCOTUS To Rule on Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination, for Jeebus

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear three cases which will set the stage for a YUGE civil rights decision next year on whether LGBTQ employees are protected nationwide from being fired or not hired under the federal law that … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Goat Rodeo, Civil Liberties, civil rights, Homophobia, We Don't Serve Your Kind, Your Kind Cannot Pee Here, Your Kind Cannot Serve Here | 2 Comments

Updated: Activism: There Comes A Time

As I’m sure everyone on the inter tubes knows the Trump admin is kidnapping children of immigrant who are asking to enter our country legally. Please note that last bit – these children are accompanying adults who are seeking to … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, children, civil rights | 6 Comments

Who’s Trump Kicking Out of the Country Today?

And so it has come to this: Hair Furer Donald Trump tells his favorite Fox News testicle cozy (Sean Hannity) that he would racially profile and kick out people like the father of the Orlando Shooter: If it were up … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Goat Rodeo, Civil Liberties, civil rights, Hair Führer Donald Trump | 8 Comments

Louisiana: We DO Serve Your Kind Here Now

Gov. John Bel Edwards signed an executive order Wednesday barring state discrimination against gay Louisianans. Boy exorcist Bobby Jindal (the previous governor) signed an executive order that protected government workers in that state from repercussions for discriminating against LGBTQ people. … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, civil rights | 4 Comments

Which Scissorhead is this?

Which one of you plays the tuba and decided to follow around KKK marchers giving them a cartoony soundtrack?

Posted in Anti-Semitism, civil rights, Free Speech, In-breeding, Mock, snark | 8 Comments

Congratulations to Ireland…

…you’ve surpassed the USA on civil rights and liberties: Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage, both sides say (It’s a WaPo article, so reflexively they put in a Both Sides…): “As the official ballot counting continued, the only question … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, civil rights, marriage equality | 4 Comments

The Morning Quote

NotChimpy Jeb Bush made yet another trip to (dead Jerry Falwell’s) Liberty University (accredited in some locals, but not all), and to give the commencement address to Wingnuttia’s Yutes of Today. “Somebody here is being small-minded and intolerant, and it … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Goat Rodeo, ¡JEB! The Smartest Bush®, Civil Liberties, civil rights, marriage equality, Y'all Qaeda | Tagged , , | 5 Comments