The Real McTeag

est 2012

What are Cargo Cult Republicans? Cargo Cult Republicans are those whose behavior and beliefs have devolved into a quasi-religious mindset towards Modern American Conservatism revolving around the 1980’s and Ronald Reagan in an idealized, ritualized and unrealistic way. The influence of this aspect of modern American Conservatism is palpable yet there has been very little …

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The epic week of Terror in Boston leaves 3 civilians and one cop dead as well as nearly 200 hurt, many critically. The Brothers Tsarnaev have defied classification in the lexicon of Terrorist Descriptions. Domestic Terrorists? Domestic Terrorist seems to fall just short, as they were not American by birth. Tamerlan, the older, presumed mastermind …

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Treating our Military Like Shit- The Sad Reputation of the United States towards its Military and Veteran’s PT  1 The American War for Independence – Setting the Trend of Neglect Every March 17th we celebrate a Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City that predates the United States Constitution. It was started by the …

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UPDATED 6-5-2013  Army ‘Trying to Kill” Robert Bales; Military Resists Insanity Defense as Psychological Questions Swirl 2/26/13  Bales Attorney: “The Army is trying to kill my client.”   John Henry Browne, lawyer for accused Mass Murderer Army Sgt Robert Bales feels the Army’s approach in the Bales Massacre hearings is to skirt any psychological defense …

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Some people would find an intellectually challenged admitted serial pedophiliac, mediocre guitar player, subpar singer and a poorly spoken man paid to speak his mind as a terrible ambassador for your ideas. The Teahadists of the GOP right would NOT be among those people. He proudly will attend the State of the Union to counter …

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Massacre enabler Wayne LaPierre is on television spreading the darkness and poison of the National Rifle Association way too often. He is possessed of an acute single-mindedness of purpose; making a case against any and all gun regulations. He is routinely and justifiably taken to task  for his assertions that our government is an overly …

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November 2018; as his stock continued to rise in the face of even more inept presidents, George HW Bush passed away from natural causes earlier today. While in his time he was considered to be our second stupidest president his own son and of course BLOTUS Donald Trump have exceeded his ineptitude and pushed him …

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Republican History Class- The Rise of Capitalism Part 1 – Those Crazy Romans The Romans were around a really long time ago. It was like a pretty long time after all the stuff from Star Wars happened but like 2,000 years before the United States and the Republican Party, which is ½ the time the …

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Reading the Tea Leaves as the Tea Party Leaves UPDATED 2-12-2013 Was there EVER a Tea Party? Is it just a figment of the media’s collective imagination? The only time hear about the Tea Party seems to be when it gets sued for overbooking hotel rooms to the tune of ¾ million dollars. Add to …

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12/6/12= 4:20, 24/7? Today it’s a day to celebrate the end of marijuana prohibition, at least in Washington State. Denver waits in the wings as its Recreational marijuana law goes into effect. The law in Washington stipulates that pot is not be smoked in public, but don’t expect that to stop anyone as the police …

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Where Empires Go To Die In the decade plus since United States Forces effectively invaded and toppled the outlaw Taliban Regime in Afghanistan nothing has been accomplished and the toll continues to rise. With NATO scheduled to leave in 2014 pretty much one way or another the elephant in the room is-“Why Wait?” —A decade …

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How the Republicans Killed Christmas The holiday season is upon us, but you would never know that if you listened to the Republican Cargo Cult. To them this is ‘the Fighting Season”. Every year as sure as Black Friday will be a disgraceful mess of human failings, you can be sure the Republicans , especially …

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Next CIA director: General David Petraeus ???? It’s a little scary to see the Republican Cargo Cult ginning up headlines touting the idea that disgraced former CIA Director; Gen. David Petraeus should have a chance to publicly screw up and have to quit in disgrace again. The idea of recycling the head of the Central …

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The Petraeus scandal took a bunch of puke-worthy turns very quickly. Here’s what we found out about General Dave and his pals- – What a sleazy bunch. Petraeus has a list of refugees from Desperate Housewives for friends. – “The name’s Petraeus. David Petraeus” cue bond music. Not the “good’ Bond music, use the ‘illegal’ …

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Has over a decade of War caused the Military to lower its Recruiting Standards and overlook troops in trouble? Afghan Massacre- What do we know? What does it say? US Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales was a war hero, veteran of 4 combat tours. No man could have been asked to do more, yet he …

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DRONE WARS: THE IRANIANS STRIKE BACK? Iran has engaged a U.S. Drone Reuters said on Friday. CNN Anchor Don Lemon (who hates Jonah Hill, BTW) described the attacks as occurring ‘earlier this month.” General James “Spider “Marks, (US Army, ret.) told Lemon that the attack was a huge fail and the Iranians were unable to …

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