Tag: extremists

Apr 10, 2012
By Michael Rupured


So Rick “Frothy Mix” Santorum is out of the race. My faith in humanity has been partially restored. I say partially because he did manage to win several state primaries. What were those people thinking??? Part of me kinda sorta hoped he’d be the Republican nominee. If the GOP wants a borderline fascist candidate who seems intent on returning us to the sixties, I say let them have it. But then I worried about where I’d move if he actually managed to win the election. I’ve lived in the hot and humid deep south too long to move to Canada, and unless I learn Spanish, there just aren’t a lot of options. Santorum’s departure leaves Mitt “Etch-a-Sketch” Romney and Ron …

Feb 22, 2012
By Michael Rupured

God Bless America

I hear and read a lot from the right about how we pinko communist liberals are out to destroy the American way of life. Cries from the left to address income inequality are dissed as socialism. Attempts by progressives to regulate industry, whether financial services or energy, are shot down as job killers. Supporters of gay marriage, birth control, and the freedom to choose an abortion are demonized as unChristian and anti-religion. Global warming is a hoax. The lady doth protest too much, methinks. The man, too. The left supports equality, freedom, and individual rights. Folks on the left are not inclined to believe that businesses are people, too. In fact, a common cry from the left is the need …