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Sundays With The Christianists: U.S. History Books That Begin Bombing In Five Minutes

Our Celebration of All Things Reagan continues this week with a look at some of the Gipper’s flawless successes in foreign policy, as explained in a couple of popular history books for the private Christian school market. It was a time when America rode tall in the saddle again, and everyone loved and respected us again. And if they didn’t, they’d get Rambo’d! Read more on Sundays With The Christianists: U.S. History Books That Begin Bombing In Five Minutes…
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Fox’s Eric Bolling Has Innovative Idea: Save Money By Encouraging Prison Suicides

We weren’t planning to do anything on Ariel Castro’s suicide, because really, “horrible person kills self” is just not brimming with comedic possibilities. And then along comes Eric Bolling on Fox’s The Five with this brilliant observation: hey, by committing suicide, Castro saved the Ohio prison system a whole bunch of money, so let’s look at how much money we could save if everyone in Gitmo killed themselves! He’s got a whiteboard and consulted actuarial tables and everything, so you know it’s a serious idea. Read more on Fox’s Eric Bolling Has Innovative Idea: Save Money By Encouraging Prison Suicides…
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Enjoy This Charming 1984 ‘Children’s Book’ About Margaret Thatcher

We remember seeing this book, Raymond Briggs’ The Tin-Pot Foreign General and the Old Iron Woman, when it was released in 1984. Any youngsters among the Wonkettariat may need a bit of background on the Falklands War before watching. (Hint: It was a bloody postcolonial fuck-tussle in which Argentina invaded some islands to prove it was King Shit and Great Britain took them back to prove it was Still A Fucking World Power.) We present as a public service this embedded video of a dotty British man, whom we cannot understand in the least, screeching TIN POT TIN POT over pictures of robot-Margaret Thatcher’s boobs shooting fire. And that is how it really happened! Read more on Enjoy This Charming 1984 ‘Children’s Book’ About Margaret Thatcher…
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Gentleman in Virginia Romney Office Has Novel Idea For Welfare Reform: Execute ‘Illegitimate’ Parents, Adopt Out Their Kids

Clifford Russell, a nice man working in the Mitt Romney campaign office in Bedford, Virginia, has a plan to reduce this awful entitlement culture that we have here in US Amercia. During a visit from freelance writer Christopher D Cook., Mr. Russell expounded on a number of important issues, proclaiming that global warming is “a total fiction,” that the NAACP is “the most racist organization in America,” that “Everyone in Iraq under Hussein was a terrorist,” and of course that the best way to address poverty would be … well, let’s let Clifford Russell speak for himself, with Cook offering him chances to walk back or clarify his views: Read more on Gentleman in Virginia Romney Office Has Novel Idea For Welfare Reform: Execute ‘Illegitimate’ Parents, Adopt Out Their Kids…