Take No Prisoners

Monthly Archives: November 2008

The Biggest Money-Grab in History

Have a look at this video from the Rachel Maddow Show. Apparently, the US has now committed 4.3 trillion dollars to the current financial crisis – more than the Marshal Plan, The Louisiana Purchase, the race to the moon, the Korean War, the New Deal, the Iraq War, the Vietnam War and the lifetime budget […]

Common Logical Fallacies Used to Bullshit America

Let’s face it: Americans are about the easiest people on Earth to brainwash. Now, I like to think the War on Bullshit readers are above-average thinkers, but if the intellect of the general populace is any indication, I could probably convince the majority of our American readers that it would be a good idea to strip naked, […]

Open Letter to the CRTC regarding Net Neutrality

Today, the headline read, “CRTC allows Bell to continue internet throttling.” What the hell were you thinking? Do you have anybody at the CRTC who has a clue about Net Neutrality??? The telecoms are trying to hijack control of the Internet to make money off the people. They want to turn the Internet into a […]

Where have all the Experts Gone?

Barrack Obama is in the process of selecting his cabinet. I think this would be a good time to talk about experts. When I look at all the experts that get paraded out to justify political claims, both by the parties and by the media, something is missing. Has anyone else noticed this? It’s hard […]

America elects a black president… and racism still lives

Memorandum Date: Nov. 4, 2008 To: The World From: America Subject: Racism No Longer Exists Look out, world! America has grown up. That’s right. In case your third-rate newspapers skimmed over it, America elected its first black president. Or… part black president. Or maybe he’s a Muslim. I also heard that he once went to […]

Yes, I’m glad he won, now get a grip.

Yes, OK, I agree that it was a historic week with the United States electing its first nonwhite president. Now can we please give the self-congratulatory back-patting a rest. The only reason this is so amazing is that the world’s expectations of the US were so incredibly low. You must understand that how you think […]