Tag Archive: USA

Apr 29 2014

Four Lights

Torture exists solely for the sake of torture, it is indeed a sad world where we assume that torture is an acceptable way to obtain confessions and information. Sarah Palin’s attempt to portray torture as harmless and “a dunking” is the sort of revisionism you see when people just want to feel better about doing …

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Nov 29 2013

Trans Phobia

I rarely talk about transphobia and the hijra I used to work with. Well that’s mainly because we don’t work together any more the last I saw of them was a while ago. But sometimes while poking around the net you do find some absolutely horrendous things. “I would like to pass out something that …

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Oct 16 2013

How to Cripple Healthcare

This isn’t up for debate really. A socialised medical system is pound for pound the most cost effective method of guaranteeing the health of a population.due to a large emphasis on preventative medicine, subsidised costs, economies of scale and the like. Now people look at the NHS bloat and don’t realise that the bloat is …

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Oct 07 2013

Low Blow

We often talk about underhanded tactics in politics and let us get this straight. Neither side in the USA is bereft of such tactics. For every vitriolic rant about Hilary Clinton being some testicle shrivelling bitch who eats the souls of men there are equally sexist and indeed vile depictions of conservative women. Who’s Naylin …

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Jul 03 2013

Rick Perry – What if Your Mother Aborted You

“It is just unfortunate, that she hasn’t learned from her own example that every life must be given a chance to realize its full potential and that every life matters.” – Rick Perry Rick Perry said that at the National Right to Life Conference (I wonder if the National Right to Life Conference is anti-death …

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Apr 08 2013

It’s not a religion, it’s a personal relationship!

It’s not a religion, it’s a personal relationship with Jesus Christ! Ever heard that line? I did and ended up snorting milk out my nose at the sheer ridiculousness of the notion that Christianity isn’t a religion. The major reason for this argument is to shimmy Christianity around the establishment clause. Why? Let’s just have …

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