Tag: exceptionalism

America Saves the Day! VE Day!

This cartoon is one of hundreds exactly like it, with thousands of similar headlines. We are just so full of ourselves. A 28-year-old French banker known only as “Damien A” who does not wish to be named was the first person to tackle the gunman and grab the AK47. 51-year-old American-born college professor Mark Moogalian…

Canada apologies for been better than us

American exceptionalism is real, movies, guns and hamburgers – top of the world ma! But what about religious intolerance? Hey let’s be fair, we are no where near as bad as Somalia, the Congo, Saudi Arabia and Uganda. Well then what about religious silliness? 46% of Americans do not accept evolution, even Iran and Saudi…

Australia Tea Party Tommy Toyworld, FOD

Australia meets Brooklyn. After Tommy Toyworld gets done with Australia he is coming for Obama! Did you know that Australia has some of the most unAmerican gun laws in the world?  That they fine you if you do not vote? That they have universal health care that covers everyone through a payroll tax? And the…

Tea Party Young Guns and Racism, FOD

This video is a treasure chest of Tea Party images that present us with not only the racism and intolerance inherent within it, but the anger and ignorance that drives it. One of the reasons our great political divide keeps growing is that Republicans, Tea Party or not, do not see anything wrong with this…

New Rules with Bill Maher, California Exceptionalism, Sept 27 2013

[jwplayer file=”http://rackjite.com/videos/mp4s/maherrules92713x.mp4″ image=”http://rackjite.com/videos/mp4s/maherrules.jpg”] For those who are unaware, American Exceptionalism means that Jesus Christ likes Americans most. California is indeed our cultural and political leader, usually about a decade ahead of most of the the rest of the country.  California is a civilized place, free from both the Tea Party Ugly, the confederacy and the…

United States of NRA, Benson Cartoon

At least we are still Number One in something.  We are also Number Two in executions!  We are exceptional! What have the Republicans CUT SPENDING in more than anything else?  Yes indeed, education. After all, smart educated people do not vote for Republicans.

Bill Maher attacks American Exceptionalism

  How is American Exceptionalism any different than German Exceptionalism of the 1930s?  I suppose one could argue that Nazism was more concerned with RACE rather than NATIONALISM, but it seems to me every person who screeches about American Exceptionalism is Whiter than Johnny Winter.  Oh, and faith based rather than reason based. Once a…