Category Archives: Conservatives

President Trump’s First Term Is Nightmare Fuel

I know there are lots of people who are really unhappy with Clinton, but a Trump administration would be a complete nightmare (boldface mine): But signing executive orders starts the process, and Trump’s advisers are weighing several options for the … Continue reading

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On Public Health, The Choice Is Clear

It’s Clinton. When asked by Science Debate about public health, here’s what Clinton had to say (boldface mine): America has witnessed enormous successes with some of its major public health initiatives, such as smoking cessation and water fluoridation. Yet, we … Continue reading

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Republicans Threaten Children With Brain Damage In Order To Advance Far-Right Agenda

That’s what the headline of this NYT article should read (boldface mine): As Congress returned from a seven-week recess on Tuesday, Senate Democrats again stymied a $1.1 billion plan to fight the Zika virus, demanding that Republicans drop an effort … Continue reading

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Racists Are An Essential Part Of The Republican Coalition

This is nothing new either. Friday and through this weekend, the political Twitterz were all… a twitter about Clinton claiming that “half” of Republicans were in a “basket of deplorables”–that is, they are bigots and racists. Nearly twelve years, back … Continue reading

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Proud Pundit Ignorance

This, by Robert Waldmann, is yet another reason why we can’t have nice things (boldface mine): …the [Washington press corps] villagers who were wrong (again) remain prominent and expect to be taken seriously. I am not the first (or one … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

From the Young Republicans of 1956:

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The ‘Alt-Right’ Have Always Been With Us: The Sartre Edition

By way of Matt O’Brien, we observe that Sartre, in 1946, described ‘alt-right’ trolls–which is to say, right-wing bigots: The ‘alt-right’ are just the same assholes that have always been with us, just with new branding. While lots of people, … Continue reading

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