Judge him by his heroes, and his fans

According to a proclamation commemorating Confederate History Month signed by Georgia’s corrupt governor, the racist traitors who fought for the 1 percent’s right to own slaves were “great leaders.” But hey, John Rocker likes him, calling Deal “one of the top governors in all of […]

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Kareem gets it right

Of course Donald Sterling is a racist asshole, but those suggesting the Clippers refuse to take the court or fans boycott their games are being ridiculous. Why should anyone but Sterling be held responsible for his ignorance? Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar puts the Sterling imbroglio […]

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Is there a bigger dick than Wayne LaPierre?

The NRA chairman doubles as leader of the white conservative victim class, bemoaning the “loss” of freedoms in America when his organization gets everything they fucking want, rationality be damned. “Gun rights, where we are right now in this country, have become a metaphor for […]

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Georgia’s insane gun bill becomes law

Via the AJC: House Bill 60, which passed in the final hours of this year’s legislative session, allows Georgians to legally carry firearms in a wide range of new places, including schools, bars, churches and government buildings. A recent analysis also said it could let felons use […]

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It came from Alabama

TALLADEGA — Alabama Rep. Steve Hurst wants you to know he is for gun rights. The District 35 Republican from Talladega gets his message across at parades in a very unmistakable way: He uses a giant revolver as a parade float. (And a barbecue. The […]

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An Atlanta mystery solved

For years I’ve wondered about the post-modern grain silo overlooking the Downtown Connector at Freedom Parkway. Curbed Atlanta says the residence, zoned for commercial use, is available for $3.5 million. Someone bought the lot for $77,000 back in 1996 and built this six-bedroom home two years later, […]

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More ominous news from Ukraine

Via USA Today Jews in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk where pro-Russian militants have taken over government buildings were told they have to “register” with the Ukrainians who are trying to make the city become part of Russia, according to Israeli media. Jews emerging […]

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Stupidest comment of the week

And the week’s just one day old. The floor is yours, Gov. Huckabee: Fox News personality and former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee stunned a New Hampshire crowd on Saturday by likening the federal government’s treatment of airport passengers to the totalitarian regime of Kim Jong-un. […]

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