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Team Of Evils: Education Nominee Betsy DeVos Hates Public Schools, Satan. Did We Get Lucky?

Yeah, this one's about as awful as you'd expect, too.

People Are Finally Going To Jail For Iraq War Crimes. No, Really!

Four Blackwater mercenaries were sentenced Monday for the 2007 massacre of 17 unarmed Iraqi civilians in Nisour Square, with three of the thugs getting 30-year sentences and their leader getting a full life in prison, which as of today makes...

Blackwater’s Erik Prince Wrote A Book About Erik Prince, And How He Is Awesome

With Blackwater back in the news, Yr Wonkette is pleased to bring you this review of a book written by Blackwater founder Erik Prince. This post is made possible by a generous grant from the Edward Bernays Foundation for Accuracy...

Blackwater Employee In Iraq’s Foolproof Job Security Plan: Threaten To Kill People Who Wanted To Fire Him

The mercenaries of Blackwater are truly the gift that keeps on giving. Why, they couldn’t stop giving bullets to a bunch of poor Iraqi civilians back in 2007, to mention just one of many, many, many incidents, and a...

Blast From The Past! Murdery Blackwater Guards Finally Standing Trial

We haven't thought about Blackwater in awhile, probably because they changed their name to Xe, which sounded like some sort of Scientology thing. That only lasted a couple years, and now they're Academi, which just makes it look like...

U.S. Military As Good At Fraud As It Is Killing Random Brown People

Every single day of the last miserable decade, the U.S. Military has pissed away more than $16 million in fraudulent contracts in Afghanistan and Iraq. That's $60 billion thrown away on wasteful handouts to Pentagon contractors during the wonderful...

Beloved Patriot John Ashcroft Works For Blackwater Now

Fundamentalist fringe-right creep John Ashcroft is now working for fringe-right private death squad contractor Blackwater (since renamed to try to make people forget it's called Blackwater). Hooray for corruption, crony capitalism, disastrous wingnuttery and U.S. death squads: Ashcroft's arrival at...

Feds Nail Five Blackwater Executives; Evil Racist Fascist ex-LAPD Chief Finally Dead

The Justice Department just indicted five evil southern scum-lords who used to run Blackwater, the private murder company hired by Dick Cheney to kill everyone in Iraq. The charges? Weapons violations, something about illegal machine guns, lies to the...

BLACKWATER SAVES ALAN GRAYSON FROM EVIL LAND: Last week, beloved rich smartass liberal Rep. Alan Grayson was chillin' in Niger when, oh shit, a military coup went down and he almost got shot and killed. Thankfully a Blackwater or...

Blackwater Allegedly Kept Hooker On Payroll

Once upon a time there was a cabal of psychotic rapey naked jackasses who liked to "gallivant around nearly nude" in Afghanistan and Iraq when they weren't busy scaring the shit out of local residents and occasionally murdering them....

Mark Penn Still a Scumbag

Repulsive swamp cow Mark Penn has so many personal microtrends that they all add up into one megatrend, which is "Mark Penn will take money from anybody, including Satan." Here is Rachel Maddow responding to Penn's latest bullshit about...

Sam Brownback Does Something Boring For Attention

Sam "Who? Oh right" Brownback will quit his job as Senator of Kansas so he can be Governor of Kansas. Obama's entire dumb listserv hates him for begging them to buy Hope paraphernalia, and the families of everyone on...

Vagina Monologues

Blackwater Murders the NYT’s Dog!