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“STUPID AMERICA” to be replaced by “SMARTER AMERICA” site.

This has been a grand experiment but we're going to move on, at a new url, shortly, to SMARTER AMERICA. We'll de-emphasize ridiculing the dimwitted portion of America and go on to finding the smarter side--and we'll extol it, promote it, encourage it, cultivate it. HOWEVER! The "Stupefied!" column will continue at the new website....

“Mike Lindell’s ridiculous ‘cyber symposium’ melts down as it becomes clear the con man was conned”

Hilarious idiocy. Also tragic idiocy--because idiots like the PillowGuy spread the Big Lie. Thanks to The Daily Kos and Mark Sumner for this: Uneasy lies the head that sleeps on a bag of shredded industrial foam. For three days this week, mustache-tender and conspiracy-monger Mike Lindell has conducted his promised "cyber symposium." This supposedly Earth-shaking...

WHAT IDIOTS: PEOPLE WHO THINK VAMPIRE MOVIE PROVES THAT VACCINES ARE SCARY

In the movie "I Am Legend," loosely based on Richard Matheson's 1954 novel, a re-engineered measles virus turns people into zombies. Apparently posts claiming that vaccines turned "I Am Legend" characters into zombies have circulated widely , according to Reuters, which reported that people that the coronavirus vaccine prompted the posts. Anti-vaccination misinformation-mavens apparently believe--or...

“IS KEVIN McCARTHY A MORON?”

'"After Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy this week decried the House's new face mask requirement, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) replied with a considered response: "He's such a moron." The Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank provided some quotes from McCarthy in support of Pelosi's remark: "We now have a committee that all of America wants to know...

You Think They Can’t Get More Self-Satirizing & Ridiculous–but THEY DO

Fox News hosts on Sunday promoted the idea that "childless" Americans should not be allowed to participate in society by voting. The idea was recently floated by Ohio Republican Senate candidate J.D. Vance. "Let's give votes to all children in this country, but let's give control over those votes to the parents of the children,"...

UNTIL PEOPLE UNDERSTAND THIS SIMPLE EQUATION, PEOPLE WILL DIE OF COVID-19 IN THE USA

Here's the equation: Refusing masks and vaccinations during a pandemic TIMES widespread virus-spread TIMES variant virus spawning EQUALS MORE AMERICANS DYING OF COVID-19. Because more than 600,000 deaths, mostly from Trump's hesitation and the misinformation about masks and social distancing and vaccines...was not apparently enough. Not for those who profit from stupidity. To simplify, in...

How Richard Branson Almost died Multiple Times from Multiple Stupidities

Richard Branson has a gift for diversification that has made him a billionaire. And, he's knowledgeable about aerospace. But maybe he's a sort of idiot savant. His second autobiography, "Finding My Virginity," has an a section called "75 Close Shaves," --instances in which he almost died. Many of them, the ones we'll mention here, were...