Tag: hippies

Now Kissinger -- he's my Jew.

The Time Merle Haggard Played The Nixon White House, Even Though He Was A Felon

Country music legend Merle Haggard died Wednesday on his 79th birthday, but did you know that it was once Very Controversial when he performed for Pat Nixon's birthday party at the White House on March 17, 1973? Not merely...

The Snake Oil Bulletin: Creationist Aliens Want To Exorcise The Witchcraft From Your ‘Puter

Welcome back, saints and sinners alike! It's time once again for the Snake Oil Bulletin! Are your souls in need of spiritual cleansing from our old friend Alien Jesus? Are you ready to hear the truth of God's word...

Gun Humpers Put Away Obama Shooting Targets (For Now), Use Gay Rainbow Flags Instead

What's the world coming to when you're a "fitness and liberty" group that's just trying to organize a "Run 'n Gun," which is apparently some kind of race that involves guns (SOUNDS REAL SAFE), and you can't even post...
It's a mobile command center

Montana Police Ask Homeland Security For Help Spying On Hippie Terrorists

Police in Missoula, Montana, are requesting a quarter-million dollar grant from the Department of Homeland Security so they can buy a "mobile command unit" -- an RV fitted out with communications equipment and computers and stuff -- that will...
Come back to the drag show agin, Huck honey

Sundays With The Christianists: Why ‘Huckleberry Finn’ Is Eeeevil (Not The Reasons You Thought!)

We've decided that we're actually rather grateful to wingnut radio preacher Kevin Swanson for writing his bizarre e-screed Apostate: The Men Who Destroyed the Christian West, which makes the case that American and European civilization have been ruined by...

Protip For Rainbow Family Gathering: Don’t Trust Anyone Named ‘Hitler,’ Even If She Is A Hippie

There was some serious harshing of the mellow at this year's Rainbow Family Gathering near Heber City, Utah, when a hippie lady who calls herself "Hitler" stabbed another hippie person, nonfatally, thank goodness. Leilani Novak-Garcia, who prefers the name...

A Children’s Treasury Of Stupid Bloviating About The Isla Vista Murders

We've now entered the exciting "place blame on people you don't like" phase of the coverage of the shootings in Isla Vista last Friday, where bloggers, teevee news panelists, and other luminaries present their instant diagnoses of the culture-war...

Watch Stephen Colbert Literally Defenestrate Bill O’Reilly’s Complaints About Stephen Colbert (Video)

The other night, Bill O'Reilly got mad at hippies and the "grievance industry" -- America's supposed cultural/political movement that encourages everyone who isn't Bill O'Reilly to think they're a victim of racism or sexism. O'Reilly also had some grievances...

Sundays With The Christianists: U.S. History Textbooks To Keep Your Homeschooled Darlings From Becoming Hippies

This week, we'll continue our look at the 1960s as viewed through the reality distortion goggles of rightwing Christian textbooks. If you find yourself getting dizzy, go read Rick Perlstein's Nixonland until you can see straight again. (And if...

Sundays With The Christianists: American History Books For A Not-So-Great Society

"Hey, Hey, LBJ! How much Taxpayer Money did you waste on social engineering today?" chanted no one ever. And yet both of our Christian-oriented textbooks for homeschoolers might leave the modern student thinking that the most controversial thing about...

Nice Time! Colorado Hemp Farmers Boldly Grow Where No Man Has Grown Before

In excellent news for everyone who's ever harangued you about the marvels of industrial-grade hemp (which is not pot, no it isn't, and legalizing it has nothing to do with trying to legalize the smokable stuff, man, it's just...

Nice Retired GOP Rep. Is Nice, A Hippie, Not A Jerk

Meet Roscoe Bartlett, retired 10-term Republican congressman living 4,000 feet above sea level, in Appalachia. Bartlett owns no guns. Nor does he hoard gasoline and canned goods in a bunker awaiting the collapse of society. He drives a Prius, and...

Hippies At Seattle P.D. Will Feed You Snacks For Your Trip On ‘The Pot’

Would you like to know what it looks like when police are not busy arresting 750,000 people A YEAR for getting "high" on the pot? That is so many arrests, but how else are you going to put all...

Nice Time: Liz Warren And Ed Markey Being Total Hippies Again

Oh. My. God. Libruls are TEH WORST! Damn hippies always seeking to create policy that benefits ‘the poors,’ when we all know that John Calvin, Wordy Shipmates, Shining City on a Hill, America, fuck yeah. Who are the heretics...

Joe The Plumber Explains To Stupid Hippie Why Paying Taxes Is Cool (VIDEO)

Hey stupid Occupy hippie! Why don't you love paying taxes, like "Joe" "the Plumber" does? Taxes are cool, they pay for parks and police! Also, it is your patriotic duty to pay your fair share and not, say, divert...

Florida Gov. Rick Scott On Tampa’s Republican Convention: Needs More Guns

Round about a month ago, your Wonkette informed you of the stupid state law/clusterfuck that precluded the city of Tampa from restricting guns around the site of the Republican National Convention. "Stupid idiot," snitted some jive-ass commenters, "why do...