Category Archives: Conservatives

We Don’t Need Validation From The Right: The George Conway Edition

Over the weekend, in light of Il Trumpe’s Twitter meltdown (yet another one), Republican strategist, ‘Never Trumper’, and husband to White House advisor Kellyanne Conway, tweeted out the obvious: the president is unwell. First, some of us on the left … Continue reading

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Republicans Politicized Tax Collection

Despite passing a temporary middle class tax cut (it will get smaller every year for the middle class. But not the wealthy! MAGA!), Il Trumpe et alia managed to fuck it up by messing around with the withholding, leading many … Continue reading

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When He Tweets, He Is Deflecting

And you can probably figure out who “he” is. Yesterday, Il Trumpe, in response to another 737 MAX crash, tweeted something ridiculous about how hard planes are to fly. But remember, whenever he tweets something, he’s usually either projecting or … Continue reading

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Once Again, The Trump Administration Takes The Ax To Science Funding

It’s a day that ends with “-y”, so you know the Trump Administration will propose something horrible. Today, it’s massive cuts in the discretionary budget–which includes science (boldface mine): The deficit would also persist despite the administration’s plans for steep … Continue reading

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Thoughts On The Cohen Hearing

Since everyone else is doing it, some thoughts on the Cohen hearings: I’m still kind of amazed this from Cohen’s testimony didn’t get more play: He once asked me if I could name a country run by a black person … Continue reading

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Vaccination And Today’s Republican Party

We can, once and for all, put to rest the falsehood that anti-vaccination beliefs have a left-wing bias. From the great state of Texas (boldface mine): Texas state Representative Bill Zedler doesn’t understand the fuss over the resurgence of infectious … Continue reading

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Feinstein’s Green New Deal Alternative Is Par For The Course

Which is to say that it’s insufficient. Before we get to her proposal, Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein caught a lot of deserved flack over the weekend for her response to child protestors linked to the Sunrise Movement (boldface mine): But … Continue reading

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