‘Glee’ is Bringing America Down

I’ve never watched the show Glee. I’ll probably never watch the show Glee. I lived through Fame the first time and I have an allergic reaction to Up With People, so it’s pretty unlikely that I’ll find it anything but annoying. But the wingnuts have seen it, and they don’t like it a bit. Televangelist Con man James Robison says it’s helping to destroy the country. From a conversation with Glenn Beck:
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Badass Quote of the Day

Rod Dreher has the most perfect description of Mitt Romney I’ve ever heard:

After South Carolina, I think of Romney as the Canned Cranberry Sauce candidate: the appearance of substance, but made of jelly, and so recently glopped from the can I can still see the rings.

Brilliant. But what does South Carolina have to do with it? This was obvious years ago.

East Haven Mayor Goes Braindead

I wrote recently about the very welcome arrest of four East Haven, CT police officers for violating the civil rights of a priest who videotaped them harassing Latino immigrants. You’re not gonna believe the response of the mayor when asked what, in light of those charges, he was doing for the Latino community in the city. He says, “I might have tacos when I go home.” And then he goes on a long diatribe about eating ethnic food. The reporter is absolutely baffled and actually tries to back him down, and the guy doubles down on the stupid.
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Wingnut of the Week

If you want to see some serious crazy, look no further than Andrew Adler, editor of the Atlanta Jewish Times, who actually wrote an article urging the government of Israel to consider sending Mossad agents to assassinate President Obama. He offers three things Israel could or should do in response to Iran possibly getting nuclear weapons. Here’s the third:
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You Can’t Protest at the Supreme Court

The Rutherford Institute has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of a man who was arrested for protesting on the plaza in front of the Supreme Court. All the man did, according to the complaint (and there’s video to support this), is wear a sandwich board with a message on it protesting mistreatment of minorities by the government.
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DOJ Uses Asset Forfeiture Laws to Seize Websites

As you may have heard by now, the government seized the domain for megaupload.com last week and has indicted several people. What you probably didn’t know is that they did so by using the same asset forfeiture laws that are constantly abused in drug cases, along with a more recent law. The Boston Globe reports:
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