It's the blahs: postelection, in the limbo between the holidays. The nation's not in totally awful shape, no rioting in the streets (though some think that would be an improvement). We're enduring the social equivalent of what Freud described as the goal of psychotherapy: normal unhappiness.Dismal a ... More >>
Kony 2012 is a viral video that attempts to bring us together by alarming us over a common enemy (a dictator using child-warrior slaves) that absolutely nobody could object to. The fuss about the cofounder of Invisible Children, Jason Russell, who apparently went haywire a while back, has died down. ... More >>
Harriet TubmanRep. Allen West is doing some really important work today, hosting what he calls a "controversial screening" of a movie about how scary Muslims are.The film is called Sacrificed Survivors: The Untold Story of the Ground Zero Mega Mosque, although it should really be called The Untol ... More >>
Allen West is on a roll of sheer crazy right now. First the Plantation congressman has been on Fox News the past several days lobbing crazy bombs at the president, calling him a "low-level socialist agitator" whose "Marxist demagogic rhetoric" indicates a "Third World dictator-like arrogance."& ... More >>
Miche RattoA lot of bad shit has happened on this day (and today has a lot of bad news): It's Hitler's birthday. It's
the anniversary of the Columbine massacre. And a year ago, BP gave us
one of the worst environmental disasters of all time. But let's face it,
a lot of Americans associate Apri ... More >>
So long, church.Last week, the Christian Romany Church in Fort Lauderdale learned it would be evicted within a month to "make way for at least one government social services center," according to the Sun Sentinel. This sad little story contains more than a little historical irony, which went unre ... More >>
The Juice: Now frozen!There's a serious disconnect in how we Americans think about weather. On the one hand, we love crazy weather stories and the intense, irrational panic they cause. On the other hand, we're absolutely unwilling to consider that those extreme weather patterns are a result of ou ... More >>
FlickrOh no! Look like they've already chipped the president!Nice try, VeriChip, but your plot to implant mankind with the "mark of the beast" was foiled by Mark Cole, Virginia delegate. VeriChip, a Delray Beach company that was purchased earlier this month by IBM, makes an FDA-approved microchip ... More >>
Don and Derek: Two racially appropriate names for baby.If you were a jew-hating, black-bashing, out-and-proud white supremicist, what would you name the little bun you had baking in your oven?We've been poking around on the web forums of our own homegrown hate group, Stormfront, lately. In part b ... More >>
Seriously, that classic SNL sketch above is only slightly more absurd than the kind that are being circulated by Boca Raton's state legislator and House Leader Adam Hasner. In tonight's speech, Obama took on the "death panel" myth and the socialism myth and remembered to shave the Hitler mustache th ... More >>
John de Groot supplies a quote regarding the conflict between Jews and Arabs and challenges Pulp readers to guess who uttered the words.
The Jews and the Arabs have been doing violence to each other for most of my life.
Just as generations of the wo ... More >>