Lee Harvey Oswald has left the building

By · Sunday, January 16th, 2011 · 79 Comments »

The past week has been full of bizarre responses to the Arizona shooting, and if I weren’t so tired and depressed I’d grace you all with a 10,000 word essay on the subject. But I am tired and depressed, so I’ll just pick the one moment that continues to intrigue me. It was this: Robert […]

Jon Stewart for President

By · Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 · 25 Comments »

Sometimes I just love this man. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c The Daily Show on Facebook

Palin (and Clinton) obsessives suddenly discover that violent discourse is a bad thing

By · Sunday, January 9th, 2011 · 165 Comments »

That Keith Olberman is a piece of work, isn’t he? This is the guy who suggested in 2008 that Hillary Clinton be discreetly murdered in order to get her out of the way. Now he has a Special Comment® devoted to the message that “violence, or the threat of violence, has no place in our […]

Classic paranoid psychosis

By · Sunday, January 9th, 2011 · 30 Comments »

Maybe I’ve spent too much time researching schizophrenia and reading up on the lives of mental patients, but my immediate reaction to the Arizona shooting was that the guy was obviously psychotic. As soon as I heard the news Saturday and read an online article (forget where) with the gleanings from the guy’s various communiques, […]