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Catholic Voting Wars

To my fellow Catholic friends voting for Romney because of the pro-life issue: Hope you know you’re not a top Republican priority. The GOP’s main constituency is a collection of mostly non-church going rich businessmen and Wall Street frat boys who, when they’re not running around drinking and carousing and burying dead hookers in the … Continue reading

Warren Buffett, Still a Grade-A Dick (Expanded Version)

Hey kids, Warren Buffett’s the Good Billionaire™ because he grandstands and writes op eds in the New York Times telling everybody he’d totally take a higher tax rate if only someone would make him pay it. Buffett knows he pays a lower tax rate than his own secretary, and he doesn’t like it, not one bit. … Continue reading

Warren Buffett, Still a Grade-A Dick

Hey kids, Warren Buffett’s the Good Billionaire™ because he grandstands and writes op eds in the Times telling everybody he’d totally take a higher tax rate if only someone would make him pay it. Barack Obama even nicknamed the proposed Fair Share Tax bill The Buffett Rule, which would require people making over $2 million … Continue reading

Charles Pierce on the Right Wing Racist Backlash Against Trayvon Martin

Charles Pierce, America’s second best sportswriter (behind Joe Posnanski), and easily America’s best political blogger, has a powerful response to those who, in the wake of the murder of Trayvon Martin, blame racial divide on the liberal media instead of blaming, ya know, racists. It is Not About Race because It Is Never About Race. Race … Continue reading

Thomas Friedman: Wrong Again

Joseph Bottom of First Things, a conservative journal of religion, culture, and politics, thinks that David Brooks coined the term “beyondist.” A beyondist is one of those people who claims to go beyond the liberal/conservative divide, or beyond the sterile politics of left and right, yet, predictably, falls safely on one side or the other. … Continue reading

In Defense of Anonymity: I’m Keith Hernandez’s Mustache and You’re Not

I’m Keith Hernandez’s mustache and you’re not.* I like bad baseball teams and good beer. *Note: I’m not affiliated in any way with the real Keith Hernandez. I’m another pseudonymous blogger. And why? Because somewhere there’s a writer talking about the gritty intangibles of David Eckstein or the clubhouse winning smile of Jeff Francoeur or … Continue reading