Category Archives: Heroes

And Now, a Fran Lebowitz Interlude

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Dolly Parton Is A Goddam Hero

Dolly gets a dose of her own medicine. @VUMChealth pic.twitter.com/38kJrDzLqC — 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

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Neat! Sweet! Petite!

Guys, what a day: Wednesday Addams is getting her own series.

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Katie Porter Is MPS’ Spirit Animal

Let’s enjoy listening to her vivisect living typo and Worst. Bond. Villain. Ever. Steve Mnuchin, who is as smug an asshole as ever: When I tried to read @stevenmnuchin1 the law that contradicts his bogus claim to get people less … Continue reading

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Thank-You Dolly

In case you didn’t know (I certainly didn’t) Dolly Parton donated some significant amount of money to research a cure for Covid-19. (She was not going to talk about it, but was then asked at the end.)

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The Quote of the Day

Dr. Fauci: Whenever you walk into the White House, or to a congressional chamber, tell yourself that “this might be the last time that I’m walking into that place … I might have to say something that’s going to get … Continue reading

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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

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Hero is not a loser or sucker

I meant to post this yesterday (or Friday?) but the merde hit the fan so fast that it got lost in the shuffle: Capt. Sullenberger, as you might recall, is an America Hero who safely landed his jetliner in the … Continue reading

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RIP, Chadwick Boseman #WakandaForever

y’all this hurts 😭💔 #BlackPanther #WakandaForever #ChadwickBoseman pic.twitter.com/PnNzGe4TkO — 🌸Kayla🌸 (@obxtomhinkler97) August 30, 2020 That picture shattered me. The WaPo has a piece up on the impact of Bosemen on Black kids, and made me go all sentimental Irishman. We … Continue reading

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Making Some Good Trouble

Rep. John Lewis’ passing has prompted tributes and eulogies from politicians of all persuasions, oddly including those who blocked his crusade for civil rights at every available opportunity: House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy lauded Lewis as a “patriot in the … Continue reading

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