Monthly Archives: August 2016

Presidential Health

by William Skink I had a chance to sample some cable news today, and I have to say I was most impressed with Fox. I don’t know the name of the smarmy guy that runs The Five, but he essentially … Continue reading

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Our Brave New Fact-Free World

by William Skink Are we living in a “post-fact” world? Over at Logicosity, that claim is given attention thanks to an article by Peter Pomerantsev. But there are problems from the opening paragraph that hint at an ideology at work: … Continue reading

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Democratic Moral Cowardice and the Failure of American Hegemony

by William Skink In a guest post at Moogirl by Justin Robbins, titled The Moral Cowardice of Reactionary Politics, we get another heap of moral righteousness from Democrats about America’s obligation to assist refugees. Oddly there is never any discussion … Continue reading

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Stupid Is As Stupid Does

by William Skink Is there any hope intelligent progressives will ever be able to wrap their head around foreign policy? Not for Don Pogreba there isn’t, as evidenced by this depiction of a female politician he doesn’t agree with as breathtakingly … Continue reading

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Irrational Liberal Mayor Proclaims Missoula Ready for Refugees

by William Skink Mayor Engen has proclaimed, in a recent op-ed, that Missoula is ready to welcome refugees. In making his argument, our Mayor’s smug liberal righteousness is on full display. Let’s take a look. The opinion piece opens with … Continue reading

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Is Ryan Lochte the Victim of A Russian Plot to Embarrass America?

by William Skink Clearly the American embarrassment known as Ryan Lochte succumbed to a Russian plot in Rio. I suspect Russian agents infiltrated the party Lochte left with his swimmer bros and used some kind of chemical agent and/or mind … Continue reading

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Housing Refugees Amidst Skyrocketing Home Prices in Missoula

by William Skink When the effort to resettle refugees in Missoula got international attention earlier this month from the BBC, this is how the opening paragraphs framed the opposition: “ISIS will come for our women”. That’s how one resident expressed … Continue reading

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Trump the Trojan Horse Gallops Toward GOP Oblivion

by William Skink After the “Obama is the founder of ISIS” bullshit Trump deployed to once again capture the media attention for the next few cycles, I’m more convinced than ever of Trump’s trojan horse function to actually benefit the … Continue reading

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Storytelling

by William Skink Lately I’ve been thinking about how central storytelling is to the human experience, and not just because I’m in the midst of constructing my own barely fictitious story. I believe we are (or become) the stories we … Continue reading

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While Republicans Talk, Democrats Walk

by William Skink Donald Trump has once again taken over the news cycle with his comments that are being interpreted as a call to violence to stop Hillary when he said this: If she gets to pick her judges, nothing … Continue reading

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