If you have "no place to go," come here!

Department of Eerie Historical Parallels

Liberty's picture


September 11th, 2001 is the day America woke up after an all night drinking binge.

And, as I see it, went without coffee, and proceeded to stumble drunkenly into the car, only to run over the family dog. This was then used as the excuse to hold a wake, and therefore what needed to be done was to go buy a keg of cheap beer and start drinking again. Read more about MIHOP-NP: Iraq

'Tis a gift to be simplistic....


The wingers are, er, going ballisticMR SUBLIMINAL Wetting themselves about "special gifts" for 9/11 that the oddly bearded, "Wanted," yet, strangely, still alive Terror Overlord Osama Bin Laden mentions in his latest conveniently timed video.

One acronym:

LIHOP. Read more about 'Tis a gift to be simplistic....

chicago dyke's picture

Trigger Hates the Constitution! Oh No!

Scroll forward to about 6:20 for the disturbing application of equine flesh in the service of authoritarianism:

Read more about Trigger Hates the Constitution! Oh No!

chicago dyke's picture

Why We Are Angry: Black People Ed.


Vivica Fox voice in "Independence Day" when she throws open the curtains and points to the giant space ship hovering over LA

"That's why:"income

I lost the original link, you can find it at the Agonist sometime last week. I'm not in writing mode today, but this graph sort of says it all, no? Last hired, first fired, redlining, three strikes, crumbling schools, the "War on Young Brown Men," I mean "Drugs," when the fuck is it going to be enough for "you people?" Not you, gentle reader, but Republicans. Read more about Why We Are Angry: Black People Ed.

Xenophon's picture

Pant-saggers can be fined $150 (plus court costs) or be thrown into jail up to 15 days.

In the West Ward of Trenton, Councilwoman Annette Lartigue is drafting an ordinance to fine or enforce community service to curb this national epidemic. Read more about Pant-saggers can be fined $150 (plus court costs) or be thrown into jail up to 15 days.

Shane-O's picture

Few Choices - No Freedom

James Madison must be rolling over in his grave as Republican operatives take to the media speaking about the “GOP Brand.” Perhaps Karl Rove is destined for Madison Avenue. In Rove’s wake (and at his direction) is a nation deeply divided – this is the very division that James Madison warned against in his Federalist Paper No. 10. Read more about Few Choices - No Freedom

Sarah's picture

Corporate personhood, voter suppression, and other lies

We are not OK, America. Sure, Rove moved on and Gonzales quit, but so what? SIX YEARS ON, why are Bush and Cheney still at large? Read more about Corporate personhood, voter suppression, and other lies

Sarah's picture

Inquisition resurrected?

Long long ago Richard Milhous Nixon declared a War on Drugs. Read more about Inquisition resurrected?

Sarah's picture

Nobody Expects the Inquisition

But y'know, it might behoove Dems and leftists not to gloat too hard over the, ahem, behavioral peccadilloes of the current GOP ruling class. Read more about Nobody Expects the Inquisition

Xenophon's picture

Debtors' prison

I was going through the archive when I found an article about the shift in America’s views towards the abuse of police powers. Back in 2005 when a five year old girl was cuffed and arrested because she had a temper tantrum. Read more about Debtors' prison

Xenophon's picture

Michael Vick Pleads Guilty

I want to thank the Corrente Crew. I know that viscerally it’s hard to get through but trust me. There is a point. I admire Mike as an athlete, I feel for him as a brother. I understand there are consequences to breaking the law. But this isn’t about cruelty humanity or justice. But then again; It is.

Michael Vick has pleaded guilty. Read more about Michael Vick Pleads Guilty

DHS to use "Clergy Response Teams" to help "government" if martial law is declared

I swear I'm not making this up! KSLA, Shreveport:

Could martial law ever become a reality in America? Some fear any nuclear, biological or chemical attack on U.S. soil might trigger just that. KSLA News 12 has discovered that the clergy would help the government with potentially their biggest problem: Us.

Sarah's picture

Damn I wish I had some money

As happened in the War Between the States and again in the 1930s it's about to be possible to pay off mortgages for pennies on the dollar, or buy land for a fraction of its real value. Read more about Damn I wish I had some money


Subscribe to RSS - Department of Eerie Historical Parallels