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'Niceguy' Eddie

Political Talk Show Host and Internet Radio Personality. My show, In My Humble Opinion, (original, huh?) airs on Tuesdays at 10:PM and Saturdays at 8:PM, Eastern time on RainbowRadio.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

What do you see here?

What do you see here?


Republican fear-mongering about what will happen is people are allowed to use the rest-room of their choosing, according to their gender-identity?

You might want to think again.

This is actually what all those Republican Anti-trans bathroom bills are CAUSING.
(And the exact point I no doubt did a poor job of making in the last video I did on the topic.)

Recently discovered Gem...


It's been around for a while now, but I only just discovered it the other day. I have such a crush on Panny, it's not even funny.  Here's a sample:



1) Red Head
2) Evil Genius
3) Doesn't give a Fuck

I'm in love! LOL

Monday, March 30, 2015

What's wrong with Indiana?

With regards to the following piece from Daily Kos, all I can say is...


Bravo. Probably the best post I've ever read from them, and I read them every single day.


Equal rights for all: Women, Minorities, all Religions, Atheists, LGBT folks, etc... Nothing short of this is acceptable. And yet states like Indiana and Arkansas and Georgia and Nevada and too many others are doing their damnedest to go in the wrong direction.


These laws have long since ceased to be about protecting religious freedom, because nobody's "religious practices" are threatened by doing business with a gay person. (Or a black person, or a Jewish person, etc...)  If you are in the business of selling bread for $2 that costs you $1 to make, you are not HARMED if a gay person buys some: You are $1 ahead. End of story. It's THAT SIMPLE. It is not a burden to anyone to expect them to do business, in the very business that they went into business to do! It benefits them. Tangibly.  Expecting someone to drive farther, pay more or go without IS doing harm.  It imposes a burden on that person, a tangible, economic burden that is the precise, legal  DEFINITION of harm.

Arguably the stupidest defense I hear of these laws was the following:


Governor Pence? That's ALL JESUS DID. His ENTIRE LIFE was about WELCOMING SINNERS! That's pretty much ALL HE DID!  Also?  (you ignorant fuck) WE ARE ALL SINNERS.  And should anyone say otherwise they are automatically committing the sin of PRIDE.  For you to claim that this law is what Jesus wants is to take the Lord's name in vain, to the highest degree.  

MARK 2 13-17 JESUS IS A FRIEND OF SINNERS!

And you, sir, are no friend to mankind, or to civilized society.

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, 
or prohibiting the free exercise thereof"

Does that sound familiar Governor? It should: You put your right hand on the Bible and swore to uphold it (not the other way around!) when you were sworn into office.  How about:

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, 
that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, 
that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

Pretty "American" sounding, no? What part of that suggests that we discriminate?  What part of that says that people should be limited in their choice of who they love? Or marry?  What part of ANY of this allows one person to use their "deeply held religious beliefs" to harm another?

YOUR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ENDS AT THE TIP OF MY NOSE.

And your law is a disgrace.

It is NOT like so many others - established to protect ACTUAL religious practices, particularly those of minority religions and Native Americans. It is a perversion of those laws, twisted to amount to no more that a political backlash against the progress that's been made against the bigotry that holds us back from bringing TRUE equality under the law to all people.

In closing couldn't say it any better that Steven D. did in the Kos article that I linked to:

I don't want my country back.  I want a better country.  One that truly provides liberty and justice for all people.  And I certainly don't want a country where anyone can discriminate against anyone else of whom they do disapprove and escape liability for that immoral and otherwise unlawful act under any pretext, be it freedom of religionracial superiority or traditional values
I never want to go back to the country that existed when I was born. The one that exists now needs far too much improvement as it is.

Bravo, Steven. Bravo.


Sunday, March 29, 2015

What if he was black?

Stumbled across this vid from the Young Turks.  This took place not far from where I live and work.  Let em just say that Cenk got it 100% correct.  That guy's Black? He's DEAD. Immediately. End of story.

And,yeah: The open carry laws have gotten out of hand.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Gold Star Awards, March, 2015


1990:

Joe Morgan's GOLD STAR #73: Thought Catalog

Jim Palmer's PIG IRON STAR: The Return of Kings

One inspires thought, and one inspires naught but revolution and disgust, and both equally worthy of their respective honors.

EDIT: Minor complaint... Thought Catalog really needs a search feature!

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

One of those WTF moments...

For fun, among other things, I replay historic baseball seasons on Action PC, by Dave Koch Sports.

Any and all politics aside, I HIGHLY recommend and endorse their baseball sim game, and have heard great things about their other sport sims as well. If you're into sports history and historical sims CHECK THESE GUYS OUT.  Dave himself handles most (all?) of the customer support personally and is a great guy, who's willing to cut some pretty good deals.

I'm currently replaying the 1952 Season, running the Boston Red Sox (who are now out of it) in the American League and the Brooklyn Dodgers (who I won the Series with in '51) in the National League.

And I'm playing a late season game against New York, and for the first time all season, I just noticed the names of my #2 and #3 starting pitchers:

Click to enlarge:


I guess William will be rooting for the Giants.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Traitors and Trangressions

Up tonight... John Boehner, Ben Carver and Biggots in North Carolina.



(Yeah... I've got to say that that very poor George Takei impression at the end sounded a LOT better in my head!)

UPDATE: Earlier today, Dr. Carson apologized for his comments likening gay people to prison rapists. Apparently his comment were so idiotic that even Dr. Carson realized it!

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Leonard Nimoy, Net Neutrality and Bill O'Rielly

Felling better, so here it goes:



Here is the Media Matters piece that I mentioned where, once again, Rush Limbaugh shows that he has *NO. FUCKING. IDEA.* what he's talking about.

In addition, here is a thoroughly dishonest assessment from Fox News,  some truly deranged stuff from a PA Radio Host, and the origin of the "Obama-net" smear.  (I wonder how Al Gore feels about that, you know, havign invented it and all...)

And finally, here is an actually OBJECTIVE, FACTUAL assessment on why this is important, and why the opposition and corporate arguments against it are BULLSHIT.




Couple things...

*sniiiiiif*

Yeah, feel like shit today.

So the regularly scheduled video celebrating the FCC's decision to maintain Net Neutrality will instead be replaced by this:

"Yay!"

There was more than that, including the skull-fuckingly dishonest manner that this has been "debated" by the Right in recent days, but... ugh... just not feeling it today.

Instead, here are some pics I came across recently to make up for it:







...perish the thought!


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In the following video, I'll address William's comments below with the precise level of respect, condor and invective they deserve. Not more, no less. 

(I don't have Brabantio's patience to suffer this fool, so I'm just going to demolish him.)