Author: The BPI Squirrel

Defiant Women, plus Other Stuff

She stands in front of the Wall Street Bull, as women stage A Day Without A Woman…. (More) Squirrels like statues because we understand – or stand under – the avian digestive tract. See, birds have no urinary bladder because that extra fluid would make it harder for them to fly. And they usually “lighten the load” right before they take off. So if a bunch of birds are sitting in Árbol Squirrel, then Mrs. Squirrel and I end up mopping our patio and our roof and … well, you get the point … which is that squirrels like...

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Mixed Nuts – The ‘Deep State’ Myth

The so-called ‘Deep State’ has been in the news a lot lately. And it’s a myth. (More) “A hybrid network of structures within which actual power resides” It seems everyone is chattering about the ‘deep state.’ Conspiracy-monger Alex Jones has a video about the ‘deep state’s’ war on the God-King and Common Dreams’ Gary Olson warns progressives not to hope the ‘deep state’ rescues us: What is the Deep State? It’s a hybrid network of structures within which actual power resides. It includes the military-industrial complex, Wall Street, hordes of private contractors whose sole client is the government, national...

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The God-King, Immigrants, and ‘Family Values’

Wingnuts have howled ‘family values’ for 40 years, but the God-King clearly doesn’t value all families…. (More) For this year’s Super Bowl, 84 Lumber created a brilliant ad that Fox forced them to cut because Fox executives deemed it “too political.” Ironically, that drove even more traffic to 84 Lumber’s website. Here’s the full ad: It’s a beautiful story of courage and family that moved me and countless others to tears … and conservatives to outrage. Apparently the God-King read their tweets, or at least shares their ice-hearted paranoia, Reuters reports: Women and children crossing together illegally into the...

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A Debate for the Ages

Finally, something important to write about…. (More) “He may have been a boy in 1981, but he’s not now” Yes, I know, there’s oodles of news today. In a press conference yesterday, Klanmaster General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any DOJ investigations of the God-King’s ties to Russia and the Wall Street Journal says Sessions used campaign funds to attend the Republican National Convention, while the New York Times reports that the God-King’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, also met with Russian Ambassator Sergey Kislyak. Also, the Vice-God-King used a personal email account for official business when he was Governor of...

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The God-King Spews White Power on Congress

Last night the God-King gave Congress a big ol’ White Power salute…. (More) “Trump likes to use anecdotes as evidence” “But-but-but Squirrel!” some wingnut somewhere howls, “This wasn’t a white power speech. Didn’t you hear him open with a call for civil rights!” Actually no, I didn’t hear that, because I didn’t watch the speech. I have better ways to get indigestion. But I read it this morning, and it’s true that he started with a fillip to unity: Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our nation’s path...

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