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Occupy Wall Street Populated by the 1%

This is rich. According to a new study from sociologists at the City University of New York, more than a third of activists in the Occupy movement in New York City had household incomes above $100,000, placing them at the cusp of the top quintile of income distribution in America. Researchers surveyed 729 people who […]

White Hat Days

If there was a saving Grace to those days spent in Cuba between the advent of la puta revolución and the bittersweet day of our departure, it was that we were one of the few houses in our block who actually owned a working television. We were gusanos, but that old Zenith B&W set made […]

The Choice, revisited: our Republic on the precipice

“At what point shall we expect the approach of danger? By what means shall we fortify against it? -- Shall we expect some transatlantic military giant, to step the Ocean, and crush us at a blow? Never! -- All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth (our […]

Delivering us from evil, one inappropriate site at a time…sort of.

I was having a terrible day. We arrived at Jackson Memorial Hospital at 6:30 that morning to check in for surgery slated to begin two hours later. It wasn't until 3:45 that afternoon that the OR finally became available. Now, in my humble opinion, if you must have complex surgery, University of Miami's Jackson Memorial […]

The Infinite Postmenopausal Liberal Monkey Theorem…Part 2.

If one million monkeys typing away for all eternity can type out the collected works of William Shakespeare, and five hundred thousand drunk monkeys typing away for five hundred years could turn out most everything written by Paul Krugman, then three post-menopausal liberal monkeys typing away for a week could turn out two Maureen Dowd […]

Warning: Put Down Your Morning Coffee Before Reading

Well, I guess it's officially official now. The U.S.A. is the world's biggest human rights nightmare ... according to Obama: Move over Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria. The State Department has made it official: The United States violates human rights. In an unprecedented move, the Obama administration submitted a report to the U.N. High […]

U.S. troops to participate in the resurrection of Stalin?

Inconceivable that British troops would march past the portrait of history's bloodiest tyrant? How would you feel if they were our boys? According to the Daily Mail UK, the U.S. Embassy confirmed that its soldiers will take part in Moscow's Victory Day parade. How's that hope and change working for you? Read it here.

Hillary teams with Cuba for “free” Haiti castrocare

The U.S. and Cuba held a rare, unusual, unprecedented meeting over at the United Nations yesterday. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's chief of staff, Cheryl Mills was there, sitting down to talks with Bruno Rodriguez, the foreign minister of Cuba. It would be normal to think the topic of this meeting would be Cuba's political prisoners, given that […]

Gitmo terrorists are refugees?

Gitmo terrorists are now Guantanamo refugees. How's that for change? As Humberto would say, unreal. From Human Events: REPORTER QUESTION: Talk to us a little bit about response and talks and any commitments that you may have gotten from our European and other friends in the international community about taking in Guantanamo detainees as the […]

Celebrate Good Times, Come On!

As we continue to slide into the abyss… They lit up The Empire State Building in Red and Yellow to celebrate the 60th anniversary of The People’s Republic of China last night. We’re not really celebrating fried rice, fortune cookies  and cheap flat - panel TV's here. We’re celebrating a system that has mass murdered […]

Message to Obama: Hell no, keep your hands off our children

Presenting the teachers classroom activity guide for their students, PreK-6 for Obama's address to students across America. You can read the Department of Education guide here. The classroom, and we're talking preschool through 6th grade, is no place for politics, period. Young American children do not need to be talked to by any elected representative, and that includes […]

Congressional letter on behalf of ailing Cuban political prisoner

Kendrick Meek, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Albio Sires, Lincoln Diaz-Balart, Mario Diaz-Balart, and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, all members of the Congressional Cuba Democracy Caucus,  have stepped up to the plate on behalf of Cuban political prisoner Ariel Sigler Amaya.  The lack of action by other members of Congress, as well as international Human Rights organizations, and the […]

Lifestyle police are coming to your neighborhood

Obama wants all of us to eat right and get enough exercise, and he knows how to make it happen. Get ready for the lifestyle police folks: Barack Obama says shape up now: Any health care reform plan that Obama signs is almost certain to call for nutrition counseling, obesity screenings and wellness programs at […]

Gag quote of the day

Goes to Awni Shatarat, 45, a clothing storeowner in the Palestinian refugee camp of Baqaa in Jordan, one of the Muslim voices quoted in an AP editorial on Obama's upcoming speech at Cairo University. Giving "The One" credit just for being himself, the article credits Shatarat with this breathless gush, ""It's so exciting to have […]