What did you expect when you voted for chaos agents?

Well, here we are. Eleven votes and no speaker. Even as mccarthy makes multiple unreasonable concessions to the most absurdly disruptive and juvenile members of his party, he can’t get any closer to the 218 he needs. But what did anyone expect? These sophomoric imbeciles ran and were elected on their petulance and bottomless, undefined … More What did you expect when you voted for chaos agents?

Giving Season

Yesterday was Thanksgiving in the US. If you were among the many that were able to stuff themselves with more food than ever should be consumed in one sitting and still have leftovers, congratulations. But, many more aren’t that fortunate. As temperatures drop, those less fortunate more desperately need some assistance. If you have the … More Giving Season

It’s Veterans’ Day

Veterans Day used to be Armistice Day, celebrating the end of World War I. It wouldn’t become a national holiday until 1938. Veterans Day in its current incarnation is meant primarily to celebrate living former service members. Memorial Day emphasizes the fallen, and Armed Forces Day emphasizes those currently serving. Veterans Day is also a … More It’s Veterans’ Day

Vote Blue

The gop doesn’t have any plans for any of the issues they bring up. The gop wants people that vote on the basis of grievance only. They can get people spun up and angry about a variety of topis without providing anything. It is disturbing how well the technique works. They blame Biden for inflation, … More Vote Blue

Indigenous People’s Day

I know when we were kids we got taught that “Christopher Columbus discovered America.” He didn’t. In truth, he didn’t “discover” anything, because people already lived where he landed. And, more specifically, he didn’t land anywhere on what is the modern day USA. It isn’t “revisionist” to look at the facts of what transpired in … More Indigenous People’s Day

The Saddest Fascists

You may have heard, the President gave a speech the night before last. It made a lot of maga republicans sad and angry. What mean things did he say? Well he said that maga republicans are a threat to democracy. They have many hurt feelings about that. But, the thing is, the threat they pose … More The Saddest Fascists

The Mar-a-Lago Raid

I’ll keep this short, since there’s lots of media coverage and I don’t have more information than anyone else. I just have a couple of observations. First, predictably, the gop is putting out non-stop messaging calling the raid politically motivated and otherwise undermining the FBI’s legitimacy, with a few open call to de-fund, disband, or … More The Mar-a-Lago Raid