Divided America

13 Jan 2020

No One Does Scandal like the Religious Right

by Xan Holbrook When Werner Herzog said that Los Angeles had the most substance out of any city on Earth, he talked of the mass of contradictions that comes in a city which “manufactures dreams.” This sentiment, grand as it already is, hints at a larger truth (or series of

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06 Dec 2019

Meet Scabby: Union Advocate, Revolutionary, Giant Disgusting Inflatable Rat

by Hannah Harkness Yesterday morning on my Twitter feed, a post from user @jaynooch popped up on my feed with a familiar sight for any city with organized labor: a giant inflatable cartoon rat with festering scab wounds on its stomach.  Scabby the rat is outside of wework today so

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05 Dec 2019

Say Whatever the F*** You Want About Barron Trump

Constitutional Law expert Pamela Karlan spoke to the House Judiciary Committee’s first impeachment-related hearing yesterday. Since then, the country has been thrown into frenzied discussion over her remarks regarding the conduct of the President: Everything I know about our Constitution and its values, and my review of the evidentiary record,

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03 Dec 2019

It’s Giving Tuesday. Tell Capitalism to Fuck Off.

“Just buy it! You don’t have to rationalize everything,” Lisa Simpson said to her mother as the guilt-ridden Marge found a pink Chanel suit marked down from $2,800 to $90. “All right, I will buy it,” Marge says, talking herself into purchasing a garment she’ll run through her sewing machine

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26 Nov 2019

Shameless SF Promoter uses Cultural Appropriation for ‘Thanksgiving Party’

A club in North Beach called ‘Carbon‘, is using a bikini-clad blonde lady in a native headdress to promote their pre-thanksgiving party.  Their Eventbrite and facebook event pages say things like: “This time around the theme is Thanksgiving Pre Party!!!   Free tequila Patron and Aguardiente shots before 11:00pm!” Obviously, there

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19 Nov 2019

As Impeachment Proceedings Continue, Some Suggestions for The GOP

by Willem Frankenfort Impeachment proceedings have officially begun. From now on I will celebrate November 13th as Impeachment Day, Novemberteenth if you will. If the rest of the testimony is even half as damning as what we’ve already seen, we may yet wave goodbye to that syphilitic walrus we call

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06 Nov 2019

How the GOP Plans to Win Without the People’s Support

by Willem Frankfort As the dark, rolling miasma of impeachment and possible removal from office approaches our dear leader, Donald Trump, the Republican majority in the Senate has proven a reliable shield. To a staunch anti-Trumpist like myself, it can be difficult to understand how a party which used to

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