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11 years ago @ Wonkette - Programming Note: Rule... · 0 replies · +13 points
11 years ago @ Wonkette - Santorum: Lady Combat ... · 0 replies · +23 points
11 years ago @ Wonkette - John Kasich Does An Ex... · 4 replies · +134 points
Because he uses only the highest quality ingredients. Don't be an asshole.
11 years ago @ Wonkette - Rep. Louie Gohmert Is ... · 0 replies · +3 points
11 years ago @ Wonkette - Rep. Louie Gohmert Is ... · 2 replies · +18 points
P.S. This has been one shitty month for me, and this is the best laugh I've had in a while. Thanks, Louie, you fucking idiot!
11 years ago @ Wonkette - House Abandons Brave F... · 0 replies · +2 points
11 years ago @ Wonkette - What's Really Behind t... · 4 replies · +16 points
First, for all of you people who are bashing the idea of Wonkette being a credible source, keep in mind that Wonkette does cite all of it's sources. Yes, there is a lot of opinion here, so it's not "water-tight" credibility by any means, but it's opinion based on a reference. Op-eds are referenced all the time (the media fucking loves pundits!). The ones that have an ounce of credibility are the ones that cite what their opinions are based on.
Second, Naomi Wolf makes it pretty goddamn clear that she's speculating in this article. When you use the phrase "putting the puzzle pieces together" multiple times, you are making it clear that you are making assumptions. As far as I am concerned, she's raising questions that she thinks need to be asked. I don't have a problem with that.
And finally, her main point is something that I don't think she is wrong about: the reason why there is so much hostility toward the Occupados from our cherished governments is because of what they stand for. They want the money out of politics, and they want the rich assholes who make that money to stop being dicks about how they do it. The politicians in power don't. They rely on that money, and they rely on doing favors for their rich donors to keep that money coming in. The Tea Party, for all their assholian bullshit, didn't threaten them as seriously as that. And because of that, it shouldn't surprise anyone their tactics are so extreme.
As Beanball said, correlation is not the same as causality. But correlation is also not something to be ignored; in fact, it's plenty of reason to find out what the correlation is, if any. Sure, there's a bit of bullshit on Wolf's part, but as long as the authorities we elect and turn to for answers give us nothing but bullshit (and pepper spray and batons and tear gas and fake "health and safety"), well then, all you have is bullshit to work with.
That's as eloquent as I can be at this hour. BULLSHIT.
11 years ago @ Wonkette - Liveblogging the GOP D... · 1 reply · +7 points
11 years ago @ Wonkette - Liveblogging the GOP D... · 0 replies · +12 points
11 years ago @ Wonkette - Liveblogging the GOP D... · 0 replies · +11 points