Category Archives: Politics: Tinfoil

For Those Who Hate and Fear US ‘Socialism’


[Original draft 5/28/2009.   In preparation for my blog redesign, I've been going through draft blog posts that somehow never made it to publication. This is one of them.]

2010: Still relevant, but the whole things seems a little quaint now that Obama has decided to govern as a Reagan Republican; that may be saner than a DeMint Republican, but are those the only choices?

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Never Say the Tea Party Inspires or is Connected to Violence

Chickens Home to Roost?.

I'd say more, but it's wall-to-wall meetings today.

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Bringing Insanity to New Heights (or Lows)

U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle told a crowd of supporters [last week] that the country needs to address a “militant terrorist situation” that has allowed Islamic religious law to take hold in some American cities.

So says the AP, in Angle: Muslim law taking hold in parts of US.

According to the AP, Ms. Angle was referring to … wait for it.. Dearborn, Michigan.

Dearborn, Michigan? Controlled by militant terrorist Muslims who want to deport all the other citizens of the town?

A spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations was really quite kind about it all, settling for calling Angle's demagoguery “incoherent bigotry”. How about, maybe, several sandwiches short of a picnic? Certifiable? Raving delusional? Unfit for public office? Yet Angle is leading in some polls in Nevada.

Time to dust off one of my favorite Thomas Jefferson quotes:

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just, that His justice cannot sleep forever.

Then again, maybe Sen. Angle would be the retribution.

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None Dare Call It By Name

There's a small war breaking out in the comments to my post Dream On.

So here's a small contribution to that debate, courtesy of Media Matters.

Paging Father Coughlin…

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Dream On

On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. Today a group of neo-fascists are holding a poke-you-in-the-eye DC rally to take advantage of the anniversary.

So here's a link to the MLK Glenn Beck Flow Chart and to

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Too True to Be Funny

The Glenn Beck Conspiracy Theory Generator is, I think, supposed to be a joke. But it's hard to tell.

(spotted via Needlenose)

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Emails We Never Finished Reading Dept:

This genuinely appeared in my inbox this evening:

Professor Froomkin:

Thanks for taking the time to read this email. My name is Jeff Stolarcyk and I'm contacting you to let you know about [redacted], a new online store that specializes in t-shirts designed for the modern conservative or Tea Party supporter. We're trying to get the word out about the site by asking well-regarded conservative bloggers like yourself to participate in our affiliate program. You might have already seen banners for the store on sites like

[and it went on]

I guess I should be glad that the Tea Party types are so good at recognizing their fellows…

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