Category Archives: Politics & Society

Do It, Billy Joe

In which Your ‘Umble Satyrblade has had his fill of Trump-humping racist dolts. Upon seeing a post about Trump’s insistence that his faithful will begin civil war if and when he’s finally impeached, some name-withheld-fuckstick with his own right-wing radio … Continue reading

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“You Fit the Description”

“You fit the description.” The description of a people taken from their homes and families and lives and worked to death for other men’s profits. The description of a people denied legal human rights even after the chains had been … Continue reading

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This Must be the Final Line

When white people endure heroic journeys against impossible odds, Hollywood makes heartwarming action films about them. When people with darker skins do the exact same thing, we fire tear gas at their children. This must become our Kent State moment. … Continue reading

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A Thunderstorm Inside

CW: Politics, and sexual and emotional violence: THIS POST IS NOT FOR PUBLIC SHARING. _______________________________________ – – – – – – I feel like a thunderstorm inside, today. I want to lash out and burn everything to the ground. Because … Continue reading

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“Resisting” All the Way to the Bank

This fuckstick wants a goddamn medal. To hell with with said fuckstick and every fuckstick like him… and you know damned well, too, that it was a “him” who wrote this shit: >… there were early whispers within the cabinet … Continue reading

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Seattle Summer, 2018

It’s so unnaturally still and quiet outside right now. No birds, no kids, no barking dogs, no people walking and talking. Nothing.   The usual sounds of summer in our neighborhood are gone. Even the whir of fans has been … Continue reading

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I Can’t Hear You: Autism and Perception

Okay, that’s a bit of an exaggeration. I can focus decently in one-on-one conversations in quiet places, and I have no idea why they stuck the rude joke on at the ending – it detracts from the video’s validity. But … Continue reading

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TREASON

Call it what it is: TREASON.   The Republican congress is complicit.   Fox News is an active party to it.   The Fraternal Order of Police defends it.   The so-called “patriots” who spent eight years screaming for the … Continue reading

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Strangling on Our Own Bootstraps.

I have spent most of my adult life poor. Not because I don’t have a work-ethic (the number of credits and accomplishments I have to my name shows otherwise) or because I work in the arts (which pay better and … Continue reading

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Being the Bully

Joel Eisenberg asks: Ever bullied anyone? Ever regret it? Why’d you do it? Yes. Yes I did. And yes, I do. I was a dick in 8th and 9th grade, and badly (though only verbally) abused a few of my … Continue reading

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