All Further Articles for 2014-06-18

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Wait, Really?
Dick 'I Am Not An Actual Human Being' Cheney has crawled out of his cave twice in recent days: To pen a ghastly op-ed on how we need to kill more people in Iraq with the straight-faced line on Obama, “Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many,” and now to stand before a fake field with his awful daughter to grimly announce a new group to "restore American strength, power and influence" because "America's armed forces (are) the greatest force for good the world has ever known" blah blah. Among the furious responses, Mark Danner's stunning, definitive Cheney series offers the best reasons why Cheney should just shut up.
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Trademark Board Rules No You Can't Name Your Dumb Sports Team After the Scalped Heads of Native Americans Sold For Cash
In a landmark ruling on a case filed by a group of Native Americans, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has cancelled six trademark registrations for the name "Washington Redskins" because the name is “disparaging to Native Americans” and thus in violation of federal laws banning offensive language. Team officials have long fought a change to the name, which refers to a colonial-era bounty on Native-American heads, from 50 pounds for adult male scalps to 20 for kids'. The team says any change would cause "every imaginable loss you can think of." You mean, like the annihilation of a people, their culture and their scalps? Update : Outraged conservatives have taken to Twitter to suggest new names. Like "Washington Benghazi Gay Guys."
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It's Nuts
In the name of the lofty democratic ideals that gave rise to our fine nation, the new cogent, nuanced, informative GOP ad analyzing the very real political and moral flaws of Hillary Clinton. Because we have not yet reached the lowest low, and why waste a furry animal costume?
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