Tag: happy

Jan 18

Happy 2018, Republicans: Mueller’s investigation likely to proceed right through the midterms

Ty Cobb, Donald Trump’s personal attorney and Snidely Whiplash cosplayer, has been doing his best to calm down Trump by telling him that the Russia investigation is going to end soon. The problem is, Cobb has been saying this since last fall.  “It is my hope and expectation that shortly after Thanksgiving, all the White House …

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Jan 14

Don’t Be Fooled by These 5 Misleading Dairy Ads Peddling the Preposterous Myth of the ‘Happy Cow’

Click here for reuse options! Happy cows are just an advertising ploy. For most of my life, I genuinely believed the false advertising used to sell dairy. When I learned the truth—that nearly all cows used for dairy are kept inside, locked up, forcibly inseminated, and hooked up to painful milking machines—I was heartbroken. How …

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Jan 12

The Anti-Empire Report #154: Happy New Year

Happy New Year 2018 is going to be a fun fun year. And to better prepare yourself for all the merrymaking here is a calendar of some of the more delightful things to look forward to. February 16: The United States bans entry to the country of all people except white Christian and Jewish citizens of …

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Dec 31

Happy New Year to all the Night Owls: Woody Guthrie’s 75-year-old homespun resolutions

Thanks to Fritzi Cohen for digging out Woody Guthrie’s 33 New Year’s “Rulin’s” from 75 years ago, written in his journal entry for January 1, 1943:  Adorned by doodles, the list is down to earth by any measure. Family, song, taking a political stand, personal hygiene — they’re the values or aspirations that top his …

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Dec 30

Cartoon: I wish us a Happy 2018

Oh, we could only hope that 2018 ends up like this. Have a Happy New Year! Daily Kos

Dec 26

Wanna tick off a Trump voter? Wish them ‘Happy Holidays!’

Supporters of Donald Trump proved themselves to be a tad surly during his 2016 campaign rallies and, guess what? The spirit of Christmas doesn’t do anything to soften their hard edges. If anything, it makes them especially Grinchy, according to a PPP survey. PPP’s annual holidays poll finds that it’s really only Trump voters who get offended …

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Nov 30

Happy Holidays: Texas preparing to send children’s health insurance termination notices on Dec. 22

Campaign Action The Senate is busy setting up test votes on the Republicans’ tax cut bill that is so full of awfulness that it’s hard to keep track of it all: taxing graduate students out of their education, ending cancer treatment for Medicare patients, sneaking anti-abortion provisions into tax law, taking health insurance away from …

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Nov 24

Cartoon: Happy Trumpsgiving!

x Vimeo Video A Happy Thanksgiving to all from President Trump and Attorney General—for now—Jeff Sessions. It’s hard to believe we’ve been through less than one year of the Trump presidency. Right about now last year we were all (okay, maybe not “all”) eagerly anticipating Trump becoming “presidential.” I imagine Roy Moore is thankful for the …

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Nov 24

Happy Thanksgiving. Your house just got firebombed.

Imagine that you are a prominent and successful African-American research chemist with multiple patents. You have just been voted “Chicagoan of the Year” in a poll by the Chicago Sun-TImes. You and your family are among the first people of color to buy a home in a white community in a Chicago suburb. It’s Thanksgiving. …

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Nov 16

Twitter un-verifies the accounts of white supremacists and they aren’t happy about it

Twitter stood by its new guidelines and finally took a step to delegitimize the platforms of white nationalists by unverifying their accounts. This came after backlash and controversy about the company issuing blue checkmarks to certain users which denotes their profiles as authentic.  Jason Kessler — the organizer of the August Unite the Right rally that …

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