Category Archives: Hero Worship

In Praise of Heroes

I want to take a moment to praise the people of Ukraine and their president. President Zelensky could’ve  fled or gone into hiding in a bunker —like a common Trump during a Black Lives Matter protest— but instead he has stood … Continue reading

Posted in Hero Worship, Heroes, Ukraine War, Volodymyr Zelensky | 9 Comments

Open Tabs, Lunchtime Reading

Guys, if you have time, Vanity Fair has a terrific piece on Scissorhead Her0 Katie Porter. It’s worth one of your free reads for the month (if you are not a subscriber).

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Y’all gonna cancel me for this one — 2RawTooReal 💛🐝 (@2RawTooReal) August 3, 2021 That was close: BREAKING: The CDC extends the eviction moratorium until October 3rd citing state and local government’s slow disbursement of federal … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Debbie Harry

She’s beyond comparison.

Posted in Happy Birthday, Hero Worship, music | 9 Comments

Dolly Parton Is A Goddam Hero

Dolly gets a dose of her own medicine. @VUMChealth — Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) March 2, 2021 Dolly Parton, as you may recall, donated a cool Million Ameros to research for developing the Trump-Virus vaccine, and now she’s working hard … Continue reading

Posted in Hero Worship, Heroes, Pandemics, Vaccine | 13 Comments

The Fight is On.

Hey guys, you know that we’re still only in February of 2021, right? The second month of the year, the first full (short) month of President Handsome Joe Biden’s administration. Mother Jones tells us that Republicans have already introduced 253 bills … Continue reading

Posted in 2022 Pie Fight, Hero Worship, Lord Damp Nut, The Russian Usurper, Stacey Abrams | 1 Comment

My Week on Crooks and Liars

Now and then I like to recap here when I am the curator for Mike’s Blog Round-Up at Crooks and Liars. As you guys know, this is a real labor of love for me, and I get to run around … Continue reading

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Cause and Effect in Georgia

The GOPers from the Gret Stet of Georgeduh are mobilizing against Stacey Abrams, who has just been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize and will be competing against Fratsputin. Naturally the Coup Klux Klan is not having any of that! The … Continue reading

Posted in Crazeee States, Georgeduh, Hero Worship, Stacey Abrams | 12 Comments

The Resistance Is Everywhere

I love this: “This summer, as controversial new procedures at the U.S. Postal Service snarled the nation’s mail delivery and stirred fears of how the agency would handle the election, rank-and-file workers quietly began to resist. “Mechanics in New York … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Goat Rodeo, Hero Worship, Heroes, Save the USPS | 4 Comments

UPDATED: Some Thoughts on D-Day

So much planning and collaborating went into D-Day, it sort of boggles my mind that we (the allies) could pull it off. Thousands of details, the failure of any single one could have doomed the entire operation, and yet somehow, … Continue reading

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