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What You Should Hate / August 9, 2009
By Mark Ames


We finally have proof that Moonies know how to tweet, thanks to a reader who sent us a link. Amanda Carpenter, a columnist for the Moonie-cult rag The Washington Times, offered proof to the world that Moonies not only know how to use Twitter, but that they can whine with the whiniest of ’em about me. Here’s Amanda’s twitter entry:

I asked Mark Ames why he went after Megan McArdle’s dad, he said he was very busy as a “celebrity journalist” and swore at me. #Klassy

Seriously, this is pretty scary Planet of the Apes stuff–it’s like, if Moonies know how to tweet today, it’s only a matter of time before they learn how Facebook tomorrow. And then the whole of humanity could be condemned to living out the Moonie nightmare. Damn you, Rev. Moon! Or in the words of the late Charlton Heston: God damn you all to hell!

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  • 1. aleke  |  August 9th, 2009 at 2:34 pm


  • 2. spotacus  |  August 9th, 2009 at 2:54 pm

    Reading her twits or whatever she seems to have lead a sheltered life bless.

    Some nasty man swore at me, we can do worse then that.

    Us zombie followers are standing by to put her head on a pike just like they did to the parasites during the terror in the French revolution.

    Just give us the word.

  • 3. Seryoga!  |  August 9th, 2009 at 4:38 pm

    Just skimmed through her twitter! What a sterva! Here’s a taste:
    “Great afternoon. The Mister and I spent the afternoon touring Virginia Horse Country. Nice break from the DC grind.” People who sound like this should be punched in throat. I wonder is she blew a horse. You know how freaky these WASPy types can get, what with their wife swapping, key partying beastialities and such.

  • 4. Rick  |  August 9th, 2009 at 5:11 pm

    It wasn’t entirely clear she wanted to railroad you. But now she wants to bang you, at least, so point: Ames.

  • 5. bbot  |  August 9th, 2009 at 5:34 pm

    “about me. Here’s Amanda’s twitter entry:”

    “twitter entry” link is broken (points to a local file.)

  • 6. az  |  August 9th, 2009 at 5:54 pm

    Is it just me or is it weird that both newspapers whose journalists made contact with Ames over this are based in Washington, DC? This must be part of a conspiracy emanating from the highest levels of government. Be on alert, Ames, and DON’T believe what they tell you!

  • 7. Mark  |  August 9th, 2009 at 6:08 pm

    This sounds more like grade eight flirting. Ames has to pull her bra strap in math class next…

  • 8. Kavuye  |  August 9th, 2009 at 6:13 pm

    Remember when the republicans were desperate for any woman to repeat their corporatist talking points that any college girl with a fake pearl necklace could become a columnist at a big city reactionary paper.

    P.s. When I was little, my dad took me to a live G. Gordon Liddy radio show. He spent a solid 75% of the time just reading the Washington Times on air. I wasn’t sure how he avoided broadcasting the newspaper rustle on the air. I do remember all of his callers thanking him for his service, even though the only military action he’d done, outside of trying to sabotage the democratic process, which doesn’t seem that pro american to me, was spending the korean war manning an anti aircraft gun in new york. Chicken hawks! Fascist rich upper middle class girls who want us all to be slaves! All this and more after this ad for mattresses and life insurance

  • 9. Rammspieler  |  August 9th, 2009 at 6:44 pm

    You know, she does look kinda hot. But it’s a thumbnail sized pic and we can’t really extrapolate from that. But I say that this is clearly an indicator of wet panties on her part and I say Mark should just bang her.

  • 10. blowback  |  August 9th, 2009 at 7:28 pm

    Just wait til the fucking Mormons find out about Facebook then they will start baptizing all their “friend’s” ancestors into their dumb church.

  • 11. manonmoon  |  August 9th, 2009 at 10:01 pm

    “haha, yeah of course i understand sarcasm. praise jesus or whatever.”

  • 12. best classifieds  |  August 10th, 2009 at 7:40 pm

    whats wrong with facebook or twitter?


  • 13. Rhodo Zeb  |  August 11th, 2009 at 4:32 am

    This looks like a good place to ask a question:

    What Asian media properties belong to (or are affiliated with) the Moonies?

    I have a nagging fear that I might link to one in the future, so I really need to know.

  • 14. Christa  |  August 19th, 2009 at 9:27 am

    well… did you?

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