Category Archive: ‘Merica

May 03 2014

Cruel and Unusual

Oklahoma botched an execution. This is not news but I can help explain why it got botched. See Marcus Ranum (Long time reader and big time donor to A Million Gods) wrote this and I wished to expand on it. Clayton Lockett did a horrible thing. An inexcusable thing. He murdered another human. He raped another …

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Apr 29 2014

And You Shall Know us By Our Love

“They obviously have information on plots to carry out jihad, Oh, but you can’t offend them, can’t make them feel uncomfortable, not even a smidgen. Well, if I were in charge, they would know that waterboarding is how we baptize terrorists.” – Sarah Palin This was at an NRA meeting. And it got cheers.

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Apr 25 2014

Let me tell you about the Negro – A Cliven Bundy Story

Are you sitting comfortably? Libertarian gun nut and all round thief Cliven Bundy seems to think that taxation is theft and utilisation of public land without appropriate pay is somehow a right afforded to people. This isn’t a park for a picnic, but goverenment land for a profitable endeavour at the detriment of the land.

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Apr 25 2014

Christopher Rice – Cheney and Torture

“General Strike to end Corruption (GS) broke the news – because the US press is in a drugged stupor — that the photos Obama is refusing to release of detainee abuse depict, among other tortures, Cheney personally waterboarding al-Nashiri, Mohammed and fellow al Qaeda captive Abu Zubayda.” 

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Jan 15 2014

If you haven’t seen it elsewhere

Cracked’s got a piece on the Troubled Teen Industry from someone who’s been. It’s amusing to read because it’s a humour laden site and the writer has a sense of humour, but the subject material is serious and disturbing. Check it out.

Jan 13 2014

Big Red Rape – Steubenville’s Aftermath and the “Free Ride” for Sports

A scholarship to play sport? That’s amazing sign me up! In the UK we have a system of youth sports teams that have under 15s under 16s and under 18s. These teams are free to try out for but these are “professional” teams. They are the feeders for our professional football clubs. Many of these …

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Jan 02 2014

Tolerance – I doesn’t mean what you think it means

I loathe to link to the Christian Post. Not because it’s a home to the usual bigots but because it’s home to the most annoying auto-play advertisements. I understand that they are sometimes seen around here. If so? Tell us and we will try and get the advert pulled from rotation. It’s not just that …

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Dec 22 2013

It’s Just Like Nazi Germany!

“Go back to 1939 when the German Lutheran church turned a blind eye to what Hitler was doing, not all of them: [Deitrich] Bonhoeffer and others and paid for it with their lives but they were not going to compromise and there’s a point at which we have to say we’re there, we’re there, It’s not …

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Dec 22 2013

Open Mouth, Insert Foot

Last week, Megyn Kelly of Fox News decided to inform us that Black Jesus or Santa Claus was not a real thing. Never mind the fact that as a Middle Eastern Jew, Jesus would have been considerably swarthier than what Megyn thinks “white” is. St. Nicholas being from Lycia may not have been as white …

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Dec 17 2013

Tea Party Needs to Check their Sources

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This year saw the release of Bioshock Infinite. A game about choice and about racism and indeed a game that was well loved and well appreciated. But it is set in a floating city of racists. Where White Racists used a black, Irish and Native American population to run their floating utopia. The sense of …

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