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Today on Tommy T's Obsession with the Freeperati - courting disaster edition

It’s the day of the 9th Circuit Court’s decision on the legality of the ban-which-isn’t-really-a-ban-but-sorta-is!

The Freeperati are ready to go! They can taste victory! 1,408 more words

Weekend Update 2/11/2017: Cookies and retail realities

I’m not terribly happy with yesterday’s edition of Friday Links. The biggest problem is that once work’s craziness ramped up midweek, I had neither the time nor energy to do my usual news reading. 1,040 more words


Why is it always my job to justify my existence?

Someone’s at it again. Telling us that the people who gladly voted for the man who swore to take away health care from millions, swore to give religious people the right to discriminate against queers, and swore to kick millions of brown people out of the country—could be persuaded not to vote that way again if only… 863 more words


This song is your song, this song is my song...

So apparently some people are angry that Lady Gaga sang the Woody Guthrie song, “This Land Is Your Land” at the Superbowl, though I think they were mostly angry at first about the fact that her medley included her pro-gay rights pop song, “Born This Way.” It was clear from the early headlines about the show being apolitical that no one remembered that Guthrie’s song was actually about the oppression of working people. 407 more words


Today on Tommy T's Obsession with the Freeperati - Religion Of Peace edition

Good morning, faithful readers – let’s get suited up and hit the ISO chamber, shall we?

The Freeperati have been taking The Darnold’s “fear of the other” football and running with it like Tony Dorsett on a good day.  1,441 more words

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Today on Tommy T's Obsession with the Freeperati - best laid plans edition

Good Monday morning, sane people!

The insane people are going full speed ahead – right into the rocks.

First of all, from my home State –  … 901 more words

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Punching villains

So white supremacist Richard B. Spencer (he is literally the guy who invented the term “alt-right” as an attempt to re-brand the neo-nazi and white supremacist movements) was out in public spouting his usual hatred, specifically saying that instead of talking about reparations for slavery or anti-discrimination laws, humans ought to be deciding how best to “dispose of” black people. 1,100 more words