Barbarians at the Gate, with Canapés

I agree completely with Christian counselor Marcus Bachmann––2012 Grand Old Party (Republican) presidential candidate Michele Bachmann’s husband––that barbarians need to be educated. The Daily Beast’s David A. Graham reported June 15th on Michele Bachmann’s First Dude’s discussion of homosexuality during a radio interview in which he said “Barbarians need to be educated, they need to … Continue reading

Relig-otician Roy Moore For Prophident 2012: Or, When a Burning Bush Speaks You’d Better Make Tablets

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Hallelujah! There is a chance this country can be saved now that Roy Moore (hallowed be his name) is considering the presidency. I say “considering the presidency” rather than “thinking about running for the Republican nomination” because should a mortal as close to god as Roy Moore throw in his hat … Continue reading

Newtifications for your Indiscretions

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt   ––Newt Gingrich suffers from patriolatry, the excessive devotion or worship of his native country, as he recently explained when asked about his history of adultery. “There’s no question at times of my life, partially driven by how passionately I felt about this country, that I worked far too hard and … Continue reading

Dysfunction Junction, What’s Your Function? Secession & Regression Predilections

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt Rick Perry asserts Texas’s right to secede from progress and keep all its great Texasiness like “the highest teenage birth rate, the highest proportion of people lacking health insurance of all 50 states, “the third highest poverty rate, the second highest imprisonment rate, the lowest voter turnout, the lowest proportion of … Continue reading

DeMint de Man in Man’s World

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Man us men are lucky to have a man’s man like Jim DeMint in the Senate. He’s a man of action who wants to “take our country back,” as Lynne P. Shackleford quotes him in the goupstate.com Spartanburg church rally piece. Good for him, none of this negotiating, touchy-feely, listening to … Continue reading

The Ten Impingements

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––There seems to be some confusion in American public discourse lately about the differences among amendments, commandments, and impingements. There has even been an occasional, completely unintentional––no doubt––conflation that has contributed to further confusion that has lead to consternation that may have caused some behavior of a less than constructive nature. … Continue reading