Category Archives: Conservatives

Movement Conservatism as a Mass Communicable Psychotic Break

If you haven’t heard by now, Michael Caputo the assistant secretary of health for public affairs at HHS and self-proclaimed editor of the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, has some very interesting ideas he would like us to know … Continue reading

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They Are Telling Us Who They Are: Sen. Tillis’ Aide Says the Quiet Part Out Loud

A while ago, some asshole with a blog noted that cruelty is an ideology: But I think this misses the ideological component to this… consider, instead, healthcare. A fair number of conservatives don’t have a problem with our current system. … Continue reading

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We Need to Vote for Law and Its Rule

And as much as I don’t like it, that means voting for Joe Biden. Mind you, this is from someone who had Biden at the bottom of his depth chart in the primary. I’m not saying he’ll be good–we’re not … Continue reading

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The Actual GOP Platform

It pains me to say this, but David Frum…is correct in his description of the actual Republican Party platform–though they’re unwilling to admit this is their platform (boldface mine): 1) The most important mechanism of economic policy—not the only tool, … Continue reading

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Yes, the Unemployment System Is Intentionally Designed to Not Help People

A while ago, some asshole with a blog noted: There are several reasons why it’s so hard to get unemployment benefits easily and quickly: Updating these systems for the 21st century is expensive. That’s why many systems are still optimized … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Economics

Now We Must Assume Malevolence, Not Incompetence

A theme I used to tap on this crappy little blog was how local conservative politicians, who are less polished, are the ones who let you know what they’re really thinking. Recently, North Paulding High School in Georgia made the … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, COVID-19 | 5 Comments

On the Lincoln Project

Because I just can’t discuss our constant COVID-19 policy failures all the time. By now, you might have stumbled across a political ad by the Lincoln Project, a group of former Republican operatives and advisors who have committed themselves to … Continue reading

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The Trump Administration Finally Admitted What Their COVID-19 Response Plan Is

And it’s what some asshole with a blog told you it was a couple of months ago. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Over the July Fourth weekend (by the way, we’re now calling Independence Day “All Countries Matter Day”, … Continue reading

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Vichy Republicans Test Out Surrender to COVID-19

I don’t like military metaphors for a public health crisis, but the Trump administration’s new slogan about COVID-19 they aired over the weekend, ‘We need to live with it‘, is nothing more than an admission they won’t do anything significant … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, COVID-19

If We Had an Effective Federal Response to COVID-19…

…then what Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo did would be grounds for resignation (boldface mine): Gilmore said they told her that a resident in the home had recently gone to the hospital, where she tested positive for COVID-19. The … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, COVID-19, Democrats, Fucking Morons