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Nov 17 2014

Community Organizing the Impending Ferguson Riots

If justice prevails in Ferguson and local authorities refuse to railroad Darren Wilson for defending himself in order to placate the radical left, mass violence is likely to erupt. This is not merely because welfare-bred hood rats will seize on any excuse to loot and destroy other people’s property, but because these same lowlifes and their outlandishly unjust cause are being systematically exploited by a wide array of hardline leftists throughout the country, including the Marxist community organizer the liberal establishment saw fit to enthrone in the White House.

Among those scheming to unleash chaos if the grand jury refuses to indict Officer Wilson is Lisa Fithian, familiar to moonbatologists for having organized the highly destructive 1999 WTO riots in Seattle. She later became a top organizer in the repugnant (and violent) Occupy Wall Street movement. Gateway Pundit reports on Fithian:

She’s getting activists ready to riot after the Mike Brown verdict is announced. At least 600 “activists” have already been trained.

The protesters are planning to “protest” in Clayton the first workday after the grand jury reaches a decision.

These riots are being encouraged in advance from the very top of the community organizer chain of command. It isn’t enough that the Attorney General came to Ferguson to splash gasoline on the fire with racially charged remarks. Now Barack Hussein Obama himself is egging on the riot organizers:

President Obama met with Ferguson protest leaders on November 5th, the day after the midterm elections. The meeting was not on his daily schedule. He was concerned that the protesters “stay on course.”

What does that mean?

Here’s what it means:

Ferguson looter

No one familiar with his community organizer background could be surprised that Obama would encourage and even help engineer race riots, especially now that his presidency is generally understood to be a failure, leaving him nothing to lose.

On tips from Jester, Conan, Ben S, Petterssonp, and Jimmie C.

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Nov 17 2014

Landing Spacecraft on Comet 300 Million Miles Away Overshadowed by Politically Incorrect Shirt

Good news, bad news, good news regarding mankind’s final frontier. The good news — in light of Obama having devoted NASA to Muslim outreach and hysterical Marxist propaganda — is that Europe has picked up where the USA left off, demonstrating what the human race is capable of by landing a spacecraft on a comet 311 million miles away that is only 2.5 miles wide and travels at up to 84,000 miles per hour. The bad news is that this achievement was completely overshadowed in the minds of moonbats by a politically incorrect shirt worn by one of the triumphant scientists:

A number of the scientists involved on this incredible project were interviewed in the hours leading to contact by Nature Newsteam. One of those Rosetta scientists was Matt Taylor, who chose to dress, for this special occasion, in a bowling shirt covered in scantly clad caricatures of sexy women in provocative poses.

Compounding the incorrectness, the provocative poses involve brandishing firearms. He was given no slack for having received the shirt as a gift from a girl.

Taylor’s personal apology doesn’t make up for the fact that no one at ESA [European Space Agency] saw fit to stop him from representing the Space community with clothing that demeans 50 percent of the world’s population. … This is the sort of casual misogyny that [quack quack quack…]

The staggeringly impressive landing of Philae on the comet is summed up with the snarky phrase, “That’s one small step for man, three steps back for humankind.”

Now back to the good news. Taylor didn’t just apologize; he sniveled, groveled, and nearly cried:

“I made a big mistake and I offended many people and I am very sorry about this,” the scientist, Dr. Matt Taylor, said during a press briefing, choking back tears and struggling to speak.

Dr. Taylor appears to be truly repentant, and would seem to require only a short stay in Room 101. More importantly, ESA may be able to continue its exploration of space, rather than rededicating itself to female outreach — assuming that the cringing apology sits better with feminazis than it did with John C. Wright, who writes,

The issue is this: The termagants, bullies, and harridan harpies who vexed this weakling to the point of tears, on the day which was his triumphant crowning achievement and should have been the happiest of his life, they are not modest Christian women objecting to a tasteless shirt, nor are they scientists worried that their profession create a dignified public appearance.

The harpies crap on the feast. That is their role. That is who they are.

They are filth, pure and simple. Don’t give them any cover or concealment by making their madness sound sane.

If you thought his shirt was tasteless, then land a flying interplanetary probe on your own comet first, jerkmouth, and you can wear a godzilla-dam mothra-flocking neon TUXEDO with saint Catherine wheel epaulettes and twin buttock rockets up the tails for your news conference, if you like. Until your accomplishments in life match his, shut your odious, oleaginous, obnoxious trap.

Imagine how horrified moonbats would be if intelligent life were discovered in space, but it failed to conform to current liberal ideology.

Dr. Taylor wearing his thought crime.

On tips from Aaron S.

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Nov 17 2014

ICE Agents Demoralized by Obama’s Treasonous Policies

Don’t blame government agents for their failure to defend the country from invasion. They have to follow orders, even when these orders come from a quisling who does not mean the country well — which can’t be much fun:

Morale among officers at Immigration and Customs Enforcement, already low, has reached a new bottom as illegal immigrants expecting amnesty from President Obama taunt and ridicule the overworked officers, according to a new report.

“Yes,” said one, “working for this agency is hell right now.”

Both the agents and the invaders know whose side Obama is on.

But don’t worry about the morale of agents who are paid not to do their duty. Obama will fix it by throwing our money at them. Part of his executive order amnesty plan is to give them a pay raise.

Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies for the Center for Immigration Studies, doubts it will work:

“Clearly the administration is trying to triangulate at best, or more likely thinks that it can just dangle the prospects of a pay raise if they would stop objecting to administration non-enforcement policies,” said Vaughan. “I sincerely doubt anyone will fall for it, but it does reveal what he thinks of them,” she added.

That he would even consider inflicting amnesty by decree after ushering countless Third World welfare colonists into our country reveals what he thinks of all of us.

Taking orders from the enemy is bad for morale.

On tips from Bodhisattva and Jester.

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Nov 16 2014

Open Thread


Via David McElroy.

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Nov 16 2014

Post-Obamacare Syndrome Gruber Therapy

Many have experienced intense resentment as a result of sneeringly elitist socialist jerks like Jonathan Gruber forcing us to pay far too much for health insurance. Fortunately some of the anger can be worked off before it festers into bitterness with the help of a new videogame entitled POS Gruber Therapy, brought to us by Michelle Obama’s Mirror.

Give it a try; use your mouse to subject Gruber to a small taste of what he and the rest of the scuttling Marxists insects who have been destroying our country from within the Beltway have coming to them. I find banging his head against the Obama logos and impaling him on a needle to be particularly therapeutic.

Level I:

Level II:

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Nov 16 2014

ObamaCare Condensed Into Four Sentences

Since hardly anyone except Betsy McCaughey has been able to wade all the way through the bloated monstrosity known as ObamaCare, Joe Dan Gorman presents the entire bill boiled down to four sentences:

1. In order to insure the uninsured, we first have to uninsure the insured.
2. Next, we require the newly uninsured to be re-insured.
3. To re-insure the newly uninsured, they are required to pay more to be insured.
4. The extra charges are required so that the original insured, who became uninsured, and then became re-insured, can pay enough extra so that the original uninsured can be insured, which to them will be free of charge.

The principle driving this unjust and economically demented attack on the free market system has been summarized in a single sentence:

From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.

See this, election blowout mop-up, Obama climbing aboard the crazy train, well-aimed kicks to the lying little Marxist weasel Jonathan Gruber, and more in the latest installment of Intellectual Froglegs:

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Nov 16 2014

Barney Frank, Unchanged in Obscurity

The deafeningly homosexual Barney Frank is gone from Congress now. But he recently demonstrated to appalled onlookers at the 40th anniversary gala of the Massachusetts Humanities Council that he still maintains the level of class he is famous for, according to Gayle Fee of the Boston Herald:

Frank was seated next to incoming Democratic majority leader of the Massachusetts Senate Stanley Rosenberg. Rosenberg was also the man in charge of Massachusetts redistricting following the 2010 census, redistricting that made Frank’s district more conservative and saw him resign rather than fight a tough reelection fight.

“He didn’t say hello, how are you, congratulations, nothing,” says Fee’s source. “He just started screaming at him. It was very ugly.” Frank reportedly argued that Rosenberg should have done more to protect his seat, given his seniority, and that he had instead taken steps to protect then-Democratic Congressmen Ed Markey and Steve Lynch.

Rosenberg had been in the hospital with cancer. But that is an insignificant affair compared to the Great Barney Frank losing his House seat.

Eventually, gala organizers were forced to move Rosenberg and his partner to another table. That’s right, the guy who didn’t start screaming had to move.

If only it were so easy to get up and move away from the senselessly malevolent Dodd–Frank law that the Banking Queen left the country to remember him buy.

Frank: Still liberalism incarnate.

On tips from Henry and Jester.

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Nov 16 2014

Moonbats Stage Obscene Blasphemous Spectacle in Front of the Vatican

Most would probably doubt that moonbat activists are possessed by Satan. But it would explain some of their behavior:

Femen, the women’s rights group known for topless protests, took their act to a new level of provocation on Friday with an explicitly sexually suggestive demonstration in front of the Vatican.

In what they described as a protest over Pope Francis’s upcoming visit to the European Parliament, three members of the group appeared on St Peter’s square wearing only leather mini-skirts and flower garlands in their hair. …

After bending forward, the women dropped down on to all fours, all the time appearing to simulate anal sex with a crucifix.

The pretext for this graphic display of progressivism:

According to the group, the protest was organized because they regard the Pope’s November 25th visit to the European Parliament as an attack on secular principles.

Instead of the police dragging them away, a priest should have sprinkled them with holy water, just to see what would happen.

On a tip from Bodhisattva.

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Nov 15 2014

Open Thread


Via Cristy Li and @AyatBak.

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Nov 15 2014

Bill Cosby Rape Allegations Spoil Social Media Campaign

Who would accuse America’s most beloved Magical Negro of raping underage white girls like Barbara Bowman (other than the girls themselves)? Bill Cosby found out the hard way:

Rape allegations against Bill Cosby came back to haunt the comedian once again on Monday when a supposedly harmless social media stunt blew up in his face. …

Cosby posted an invitation on Twitter on Monday afternoon asking fans to create memes using a selection of photos of him.

The comedian’s intention was no doubt for fans to post lightly humorous posts like the ‘Happy Monday!’ example in his original tweet, but instead fans focused on a series of rape allegations that have been levelled at him.

Regarding the allegations,

While [the many] allegations have never [led] to a conviction of Cosby, one woman came forward in 2006 with claims of being drugged and raped several times. The woman, Andrea Constand, was a 32-year-old former Temple University employee, claimed that the assault took place in his Philadelphia-area mansion in 2004. Constand’s lawyers rallied 13 witnesses who also detailed eerily similar instances of drugging and/or sexual assault. But before any of the witnesses could testify, an undisclosed settlement was reached.

Now, in light of [Hannibal] Buress’ recent comments, another alleged victim has come forth with her experiences with the comedic legend. In a very detailed interview with DailyMail Online, actress Barbara Bowman chronicles stories that began when she was just 17 years of age.

Someone needs to ask Whoopi Goldberg if the incidents were merely rape or the far more serious “rape-rape.” The victims might be interested to know.

Why are the rape allegations becoming more widely known now, in the twilight of Cosby’s career? One theory is that he shot off his mouth once too often about the need for blacks to take responsibility for themselves rather than blaming whites for their failures. As Clarence Thomas can tell you, liberal establishmentarians don’t take it gracefully when blacks challenge their dogma.

Here is what the black comedian Hannibal Buress had to say:

“It’s even worse because Bill Cosby has the f***in’ smuggest old black man persona that I hate,” Buress said. “He gets on TV, ‘Pull your pants up black people, I was on TV in the 80s! I can talk down to you because I had a successful sitcom!’ Yeah, but you rape women, Bill Cosby, so turn the crazy down a couple notches.”

We’ll see if that gets Cosby back on the reservation. If not, who knows? Charges may one day be filed.

Bill Cosby
The ultimate salesman.

On tips from Bodhisattva and DJ.

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Nov 15 2014

Melissa Francis Tells What Happened When She Dared Question ObamaCare at CNBC

It was known in advance that ObamaCare would be a disaster. Not a single Republican voted for it. Yet the American people did not rise up and prevent this act of malice from being inflicted on us. Why not?

ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber, speaking on behalf of the liberal elite, thinks it is because we are stupid. More likely, it is because far too many of us are very poorly informed by an establishment media that placed Obama in power and is for all intents and purposes a part of his administration.

Fox Business Network anchor Melissa Francis has no reason to be surprised at the media blackout of Gruber’s infuriating comments. She knows just how ideologically rigid Obama’s Praetorian Media can be, having worked at CNBC. Here she reveals what happened when she pointed out on air that the ObamaCare numbers never added up:

On a tip from G. Fox.

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Nov 15 2014

Known Terrorists Captured After Crossing Border From Mexico

It isn’t just welfare colonists imported along with their diseases from Central America that Obama’s policies have been drawing across the border:

Four men flew from Istanbul through Paris to Mexico City in late August, where they were met by a Turkish-speaking man who stashed them in a safe house until their Sept. 3 attempt to cross into the U.S. over the border with Mexico.

Their capture by the Border Patrol in Texas set off a fierce debate over the men’s intentions, with some members of Congress saying they were terrorist fighters. Homeland Security officials, including Secretary Jeh Johnson, countered that they were part of the Kurdish resistance which, like the U.S., is fighting the Islamic State’s advance in Iraq.

Sure, the terrorists were sneaking into the USA from Mexico to fight ISIS. That’s the ticket.

But whether the men are linked to anti-U.S. jihadists or not, they admitted to being part of a U.S.-designated terrorist group, and their ability to get into the U.S. through the southern border — they paid $8,000 each to be smuggled into Texas — details the existence of a network capable of bringing terrorists across the border.

The downside of letting people who do not like your country run your country will soon become even more obvious when the virtually undefended border inevitably results in a major terror attack.

Jeh Johnson
Johnson: every foreign terror network’s friend.

On a tip from Wiggins.

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Nov 15 2014

Slow Joe Biden: In DC, Middle Class Means Unsophisticated

The reason ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber's frequently repeated characterization of normal Americans as easily hoodwinked idiots touches a nerve is that it typifies the attitude of the elitist ruling class. Even Joe Biden, who often postures as if he were some sort of working man, and who is obviously not in a position to be denigrating other people’s intelligence, admits that within the Beltway, “middle class” means “unsophisticated”:

Via Conservative Refocus News, on a tip from Bill T.

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Nov 14 2014

Open Thread


Via iOWTReport, on a tip from TED.

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Nov 14 2014

Charles Krauthammer: Amnesty Decree Would Be Impeachable Offense

Charles Krauthammer manages to shut the endlessly chattering yap of Juan Williams with his insightful take on Obama’s executive amnesty scheme:

That’s right, he said “impeachable”:

Maybe impeachment would be political suicide at this point; no doubt that is what Obama is banking on. But the long-term consequences of allowing him to govern as a dictator in open contempt for the Constitution and Congress would be far worse.

One thing is clear: executive amnesty cannot be allowed to stand. Boehner had better be serious about fighting “tooth and nail” — even if that means another harmless government shutdown.

On tips from G. Fox, Bodhisattva, and Petterssonp.

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Nov 14 2014

Liberal Masterminds Demand National Food Policy

The progressive ruling class has taken an alarming interest in what we eat. How will they impose a diet suitable for their planned utopia? By something still more alarming — a national food policy. The liberal establishment mouthpiece WaPo provides a soapbox for some pointy-headed experts:

How we produce and consume food has a bigger impact on Americans’ well-being than any other human activity. The food industry is the largest sector of our economy; food touches everything from our health to the environment, climate change, economic inequality and the federal budget. Yet we have no food policy — no plan or agreed-upon principles — for managing American agriculture or the food system as a whole.

That must change.

If you like what ObamaCare is doing for health insurance, you will love what a federal program to control what we eat does for food, as it takes into account “the environment, climate change, economic inequality” et cetera ad nauseam.

A federal stranglehold on how food is produced, distributed, and consumed will allegedly guarantee the following:

● All Americans have access to healthful food;
● Farm policies are designed to support our public health and environmental objectives;
● Our food supply is free of toxic bacteria, chemicals and drugs;
● Production and marketing of our food are done transparently;
● The food industry pays a fair wage to those it employs;
● Food marketing sets children up for healthful lives by instilling in them a habit of eating real food;
● Animals are treated with compassion and attention to their well-being;
● The food system’s carbon footprint is reduced, and the amount of carbon sequestered on farmland is increased;
● The food system is sufficiently resilient to withstand the effects of climate change.

That is, centralized control of food will be used to implement progressive policy.

This has been tried before, and it worked wonderfully, according to Walter Duranty of the New York Times. Joseph Stalin used it suppress resistance to collectivization in the Ukraine. This was called the Holodomor.

Only those with a vested interest in the status quo would argue against creating public policies with these goals.

If you like going to the supermarket and seeing the shelves covered in food that you want to eat at a price you can afford, you have a vested interest in the status quo. If you want to stand in line for a bowl of gluten-free government gruel, don’t bother putting up any resistance to endlessly encroaching liberalism.

Fortunately, Congress is unlikely to pass a law involving the Stalinization of agriculture…

But there is something the president can do now, on his own, to break that deadlock, much as he has done with climate change. In the next State of the Union address, he should announce an executive order establishing a national policy for food, health and well-being.

For more on what they mean by “as he has done with climate change,” talk to any out-of-work coalminer whose job was deliberately destroyed by Obama’s EPA in the name of the conspicuously nonexistent global warming crisis (see here, here, here, here, and here).

The national food policy could be developed and implemented by a new White House council, which would coordinate among, say, the Department of Health and Human Services and the USDA to align agricultural policies with public health objectives, and the EPA and the USDA to make sure food production doesn’t undermine environmental goals.

One environmental goal would be to prevent us from eating meat, which according to liberal dogma makes it be too hot out (see here, here, and here).

There is a temptation to take liberals lightly, because they are so obviously delusional and tend to be weenies. Laughing at them does no harm. But you also need to fear them. You have nothing that they will not take away from you once they have the leverage.


On a tip from Lauren P.

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Nov 14 2014

Heroes Hall Replaced by Mural of Mediocrity

In the Hopey Changey Age of Mediocrity Triumphant, you don’t get heroes. You get politically correct celebs. Heroes are shoved aside to make way for them:

For years, boys and girls at South Arbor Charter Academy have been inspired by Heroes Hall – a corridor featuring murals that honored the Space Shuttle Columbia astronauts, Mother Teresa, Betsy Ross and Albert Einstein.

But many parents are furious after the principal had the murals replaced with paintings honoring President Obama, J.K. Rowling and Oprah.

“This is no longer a hall of heroes,” parent Craig Bergman told me. “Now we have a hall of celebrities.”

Other mediocrities offered a place of honor at this free public charter school in Ypsilanti, Michigan include moonbat poet Maya Angelou, whose crude doggerel will be regarded with derision by future generations if it is remembered at all.

As for actual heroes…

How about the Navy SEALs who got Usama bin Laden? What about the firefighters and police officers who died on 9/11 or those who defended our consulate in Benghazi?

Forget it. These are not the kind of people the left-wing apparatchiks running schools want children to emulate.

Out with the incorrect, in with the moonbatty.

On a tip from Bill T.

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Nov 14 2014

Living in Fear of Savages

The grand jury deciding whether to charge Darren Wilson for shooting the sociopathic “gentle giant” Michael Brown is between a rock and a hard place. To the surprise of no reasonable people, it appears that evidence confirms Wilson’s explanation of the shooting as necessary self-defense, regardless of the predictable lies various hoodrats might have told regarding hands in the air. But if the jury upholds justice, left-wing agitators including the Attorney General will continue to exploit the incident to foment civil unrest. On the other hand, if justice is ignored, and Wilson is given up as a sacrificial offering to the militant left, authorities are going to have a hard time finding anyone willing to defend civilization from Michael Brown types.

Thankfully, it seems likely the grand jury will side with justice against short-sighted cowardice. Authorities in nearby Berkeley, Missouri have released the following to prepare citizens for the consequences:


All of this is good advice. But it is both terrifying and disgusting that political correctness has reduced local governments to having to offer it. It took the human race thousands of years to rise out of the jungle, but only a couple generations for liberals to sink us back into it.

Here’s an idea for local authorities: Why not pass out a flyer indicating that looters will be shot on sight, as is the custom in civilized countries? That way, law-abiding citizens would not have to cower in terror in their homes.

Via American Digest, on a tip from Jester.

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Nov 14 2014

Does GOP Have Guts to Stop Obama’s Amnesty Decree?

Here we go again. Regarding his clearly intolerable not to mention unconstitutional plan to impose amnesty for millions of largely welfare-dependent foreigners by executive decree, Obama is once again playing chicken with the GOP, smug in his belief that Republicans would rather veer off the road and crash into a ditch than stand up to his extremely unpopular agenda and risk a collision in the form of a harmless government shutdown.

A bloc of Republican lawmakers is seeking to use must-pass spending legislation in the final weeks of the year to place limits on President Barack Obama ’s ability to loosen immigration rules, threatening to split the party in Congress.

Mr. Obama has said that he would act unilaterally by year’s end to change immigration policy, likely by giving many illegal immigrants new protections against deportation. Republicans and some Democrats have said Mr. Obama shouldn’t act without congressional approval.

Now, some Republicans are pushing for Congress to make a move before Mr. Obama does. More than 50 House lawmakers have signed a letter saying that language barring the president from acting alone should be attached to legislation needed to keep the government operating after Dec. 11, when its current funding expires.

Sounds like a no-brainer. The Founding Fathers gave Congress the power of the purse so as to defend the country from wannabe dictators like Obama. However…

Others in the party, including GOP leaders, are wary of forcing a budget showdown with the president over the issue, saying voters are eager for politicians to work together. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.), who is poised to become Senate majority leader in January, has said flatly that there will be no government shutdown like the one in 2013 that was politically harmful to his party.

What kind of an idiot goes into a showdown announcing in advance that his gun is loaded with blanks?

The real struggle now is not between Republicans and Democrats, but between Republicans with the character to rise to the mandate the 2014 election gave them to stop Obama before he destroys the country, and those who just want to go along to get along while the ship sinks under the waves, bleating fatuously about “working together” until the very moment that the cold seawater fills their open mouths.

The message from voters was obvious.

On a tip from Petterssonp.

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Nov 13 2014

Open Thread


Compliments of Stormfax.

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