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Archive for the ‘name-calling’ Category

Out of the Billowing Smoke, Emerged Gingrich

January 25th, 2012

Newt’s Revenge Could Kill the GOP Ticket,┬áBut My Bro Loves Him Ever since Newt’s South Carolinian putsch last weekend, the GOP race has provided some solid Reality Television. Outcomes have never been less certain. The polls are erratic, the pundits are confused, and the guy who wrote this press release feels like his work on [...]

Hose Them Down

December 14th, 2011

Brother Uncensored It looks like the Occupy Wall Street Movement is winding down, or at least going through a winter hibernation. Whether it has achieved any of its goals remains TBD. To the Rightists among us, needless to say, Occupy is pure evil, and it has totally failed. At times like this, it’s best to [...]

War Veterans and Occupy Wall Street

November 30th, 2011

“A greater understanding of sacrifice, but…” Sometimes Crazy isn’t entirely nuts. There is a code at the core of his worldview, an emotional patriotism mixed with a system of punishment that’s part Old Testament, part Charles Bronson. He is consistent, indignant, often insensitive, and, like all ideologues, self-righteous. As you might imagine, he is none [...]

Fools, Bitches and Scum

January 25th, 2011

Is my brother really crazy, or just a jerk? Name-calling is never defensible. So how do I get away with calling my brother crazy? I could say that he started it (and that would be true enough). But honestly, this blog is not about his principled beliefs on (most) issues. Over the years he has [...]