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One Quick Thought on Kaitlin Bennett’s Habit of Posing with Guns

October 19, 2018 15 comments

I am sure that some of you, in the past few months, have come across one or more photo of another new CONservative “celebrity” known as Kaitlin Bennett on Twitter. Her shtick is posing with guns in public places to supposedly defend ‘open carry’ laws. While I am a supporter of the right to bear arms (read some of my older posts), it is hard to ignore that her posing aesthetic is deliberately reminiscent of a particular 12-year long period in 20th century European history.

Here.. take a look and don’t tell me you did notsee this coming. And she know what she is doing.

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Vintage Kanye West: “George Bush Doesnt Care About Black People”

April 25, 2018 3 comments

As many of you must have heard by now, Kanye West posted some tweets earlier today in which he expressed a measured degree of support for Donald Trump. As expected, every corporate media outlet and hordes of SJWs on twitter are trying to portray him as some sort of dangerous and unbalanced idiot. Then again, this would not be the first time the corporate media was upset about something Kanye West said about politics or politicians.

Here is the famous clip from 2005 where Kanye gives one probably the most succinct (and highly unexpected) analysis of the policies of Bush43 in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Some of you might also remember that slavish corporate media outlets were highly critical of him at that time. Ironically, his televised comments went on to open the floodgates for widespread and open public criticism of the many failings of Bush43 administration.

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Michael Cohen is the Non-Fictional Version of Barry Zuckerkorn from AD

April 17, 2018 3 comments

In the past, more than one commentator has noted the peculiar similarities between members of the Trump family and his successful presidential campaign to characters and the story arc of the cult comedy TV series “Arrested Development“. It now seems that the usual similarities between reality and that TV series have stepped up one notch within the last few days. In fact, one of the central plotlines of the 4th season was the Bluth family trying to resurrect their family fortunes by pushing for the construction of a wall between USA and Mexico which was sold to racist voters as a way to “keep those Mexicans out”.

Some of you might remember the character of Barry Zuckerkorn, played by Henry Winkler, who is the loyal but highly incompetent lawyer of the Bluth family. One of the running gags in that series was that Barry (with a few exceptions) somehow always managed to make problems worse than they were prior to his involvement. Enter Michael Cohen, Trump’s long-time personal attorney, who has managed to make the whole situation around making payouts to women who claimed to have affairs with Trump in the past, far more problematic than necessary. Most of you would agree that the overall similarities between the two are considerable.

and here is a YT clip of one of the very few times his character displays competence, on a very topical issue.

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Bush and Trump: History Repeats.. First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

April 14, 2018 8 comments

Presented without comment in response to the yesterday’s developments in Syria.

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Two Controversial and Funny Skits from Dave Chappelle’s Old Show

June 27, 2017 3 comments

Here are two of the more controversial but funny clips from the old Dave Chappelle’s show on Comedy Central. Even though it ran for only two full and one partial season (28 episodes total), the cultural impact of this show is such that most people in USA still remember it. I doubt that such a show would ever be approved nowadays, and not just because of the gratuitous and pretty clever use of the ‘n’ word.

Both of the clips I am linking to in this post are actually quite clever and still relevant. The first one (which is actually from the pilot episode) is about a black-hating black guy who happens to be blind and cannot therefore appreciate the irony of his popularity among what appear to be southern white supremacists who look suspiciously like the type of people at Trump Rallies in 2016. Then again, we have seen more than a few black republicans who fit this profile.

The second one (from the second episode of 2nd season) makes very gratuitous use of the ‘n’ word is actually a critique on the willing blindness of white people to their racism towards blacks. Setting it as a “Leave it to Beaver” style TV sitcom set in the 1950s makes it especially clever since so many older whites, especially the type who vote republican, see that decade as some mythical golden age- which it was most certainly not.

Clip 1: Clayton Bigsby: The Black White Supremacist – Part 2

Clip 2: The Niggar Family

Enjoy! Comments?

Couple of YouTube Clips from a 2004 Comedy Roast of Trump

June 23, 2017 2 comments

Came across a couple of YouTube clips from the 2004 Friar’s Club Roast of Donald Trump. You might be surprised at how prescient some of the jokes turned out.

Clip 1: Jeff Ross Roasts Donald Trump.

Clip 2: Susie Essman Roasts Donald Trump

Enjoy! Comments?

The Interesting Origins of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Campaign Slogan

June 4, 2017 6 comments

A few months ago (before the 2016 american presidential election), I came across an interesting blog post which traced the origin of Hilary Clinton’s now infamous “I’m With Her” campaign slogan. The short version of the story is that it is almost the ad verbatim translation of the slogan for Paul von Hindenburg‘s 1932 campaign for the German presidency. For the record, Hindenburg won that election against Adolf Hitler. Paul Hindenburg died at age 86 in 1934 and the rest, as they say, is history.

FYI: “Mit Ihm” = “With Him” or “I Am With Him”.

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