I Am the Very Model of a Milit’ry Misogynist

{From ThinkProgress.org: ALLEN WEST REFUSES TO APOLOGIZE, BLAMES MILITARY BACKGROUND FOR HIS INSULTING REMARKS | Facing a barrage of criticism, Rep. Allen West (R-FL) remains defiant and says he won’t apologize to DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) for a disparaging email in which he called her “vile, unprofessional, and despicable” and “not a lady.” On Fox Business Network … Continue reading

Small Man Gone: Joe Manchin Wassails While Wronged-Warriors Wrestle

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt From FireDogLake’s Chuckie Corra (and available from nearly all news sources): “Joe Manchin is an epic disappointment already.  He was the only Democratic senator to vote no on a DADT repeal earlier in the month, and then refused to even show his face for the vote on Saturday for the DREAM … Continue reading

Rightist Christmas List

You will have observed by now, dear appreciated reader, that satire is one of Cultured Anarchy’s most cherished tools. Sometimes it is the only tool at our humble disposal that seems up to the task. Such is the case with the piece you are, I hope about to read. Should you wish to see the–shall … Continue reading

If Marriage is Sacred Shouldn’t We Sacrifice to Bridezilla?

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––The National Organization for Marriage’s Maggie Gallagher says defeat of Prop 8 would mean “end of marriage as we know it in all 50 states.” too bad for Newt Gingrich’s would-be 4th wife. The National Organization for Marriage joins the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins in “refudiating” its addition to the … Continue reading

Brutally Attacked, Suicidal, Fired, Humiliated, and Killed:This Is The Gay Trump Card?

See Update Below Not long ago this morning @Karoli tweeted this: “I have supported gay rights steadfastly but I’m getting sick of the presumption that they trump everything else.” @Karoli is certainly correct that gay, lesbian, and gender identity make up a lot of the news lately, what with five high profile suicides by tormented … Continue reading

American Sport: Straight and Narrow, but are there any Real Men?

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt. ––There seems to be broad agreement that the most important, and lasting thing to come out of Jim Joyce’s bad call unperfecting Armando Galarraga’s perfect game––for baseball, for sport in general, and for the men themselves––is a perfect example of sportsmanship, sportsmanship defined by honesty, integrity, grace, and the humanity of … Continue reading