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The Counterfeit Wildebeest: An American Fable

In a distant era when there was still ice in Antarctica and wild animals in Africa, a lazy young lion named Tad came up with what he thought was a clever way to save work when hunting wildebeest. “I will dress up in wildebeest hide and tell them all the lions have run away,” heContinue reading “The Counterfeit Wildebeest: An American Fable”

The Magical Hair: An American Fable

Long, long ago, in a faraway country of which we know nothing, a cringing crowd of credulous cretins went looking for a king as ignorant and hateful as themselves. There were many candidates to choose from, such as Lord Theodore of the One True Cross, who was as famous for his ugliness as for hisContinue reading “The Magical Hair: An American Fable”

Li’l Beau Peepster, the White Sheep, and the Scapegoat: An American Fable

In those long-ago days when men were real men, women were real women, and their clothing was all made from domestically manufactured wool, there dwelt a shepherd known to one and all as the Li’l Beau Peepster for his habit of sponsoring beauty contests and looking up the beauties’ skirts when he did, because whenContinue reading “Li’l Beau Peepster, the White Sheep, and the Scapegoat: An American Fable”

They Made a Choice

We are about to mark the first anniversary of the January 6 fascist putsch attempt to overthrow the American republic, which was instigated and egged on by the Very Stable Genius in his desperation to stay in office after losing the 2020 presidential election. These sober facts would until very recently have been regarded asContinue reading “They Made a Choice”

The Ten MAGA Commandments

1. I am the LORD thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before Me. Except for Donald “Jesus” Trump. He comes before God. God is nothing to him. After all, How many golf courses and fake-gilded hotels does theContinue reading “The Ten MAGA Commandments”

Phantasmagorical Beliefs a Deadly Real-World Threat To America

I continue to believe that mockery is a brilliant weapon, both offensive and defensive, to use against murderous racists, because their beliefs are absurd; but one must be realistic about its limits.