Author Archives: brentmetzler

‘Injustice’ a tea party virtue

I thought the ‘injustice’ for tea partiers was paying too much taxes, not the other way around. http://ht.ly/63HiX “We’re dismayed at the injustice that nearly half of all Americans don’t even pay any income tax.”

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Laws to protect people

“We have laws to protect people from illegal incarceration, but apparently not if you’re a teenage girl.” http://ht.ly/63EoO

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The Free-Market God Is Angry

The Free-Market God Is Angry With His Followers! http://ht.ly/5THio

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Terrorists defined

http://ht.ly/5RbND — A salesman once asked me what I did. I explained to him that I am a consultant on Christian-Muslim relations. He then said smugly, as if he were making a brilliant point, “All Muslims are not terrorists, but … Continue reading

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Strom’s a Huckster

QOTD: I heard Strom described recently as a “desperate huckster,” and I certainly don’t disagree with that. http://ht.ly/5Rb7k

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Fever swamps of the right

http://ht.ly/5P3d0 ‘This stuff has a home on the fever swamps of the right. Remember, this is an ideology that despises multiculturalism, thinks torture is okay, and “empathy” is a dirty word. And if you don’t like it, well, they have … Continue reading

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Boehner’s debt ceiling plan

http://ht.ly/5O2cQ — Robert Greenstein says that Boehner’s debt ceiling plan, “If enacted, it could well produce the greatest increase in poverty and hardship produced by any law in modern U.S. history.”

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Finally someone tries to speak out about

Finally someone tries to speak out about Dave Ramsey’s “biblical” financial advice. http://ht.ly/5MsUC

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Dave Ramsey’s “biblical” financial advice

http://mnpublius.com/post/7976701963/like-i-was-saying — The GOP’s policy on social programs basically seems to be “why don’t these lazy bums stop sucking off government programs and just cash in some of their stock dividends?”

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Turn Off Fox!

Many of us already know that Fox News is biased — but it’s actually much worse than that. For years they have used lies, distortions, and race-baiting to divide this country. Recently, it’s gotten downright dangerous. Earlier this summer, a … Continue reading

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