Category Archives: Conservatives

I Hate Inaugurations

I had forgotten why D.C. residents typically flee D.C. for inaugurations, but the Trumpists are going to be even worse, as there appear to be three or four biker groups coming to town, one of which is going to drive … Continue reading

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Obamacare Repeal: Follow The Money

The Republicans are going to have to look like they’ve repealed Obamacare (the ACA) to please their base–it’s too central an issue to the batshitloonitarianism guiding the mass communicable psychosis which is the Republican Party to do otherwise. But it’s … Continue reading

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“There Is Something Really, Really Wrong With Him”

It’s an open question, if on the policy front, someone like Ted Cruz or John Kasich–two presidential primary contenders–would have been worse than Il Trumpe will most likely be. Regular readers will know that I’m no fan of Republicans, to … Continue reading

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House Republicans To Eliminate Any Meaningful Ethics Oversight

Yesterday, the Republican House Caucus voted to eliminate the independent Office of Congressional Ethics (‘OCE’) and replace it with an “Office of Congressional Complaint Review” under the control of the House Ethics committee. This is really bad as it essentially … Continue reading

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Russian Hacking And Trump’s Narcissism

It appears Trump will finally meet with the intelligence agencies to discuss the evidence for Russian hacking (for the record, I think the Russians did commit the hacks, but the effect on the election was less important compared to other … Continue reading

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A Real Threat Or Just A Fear Of Atmospherics?

I hope Corey Robin is right and that all we have to fear is fear itself (boldface mine): This is a fascinating article, in spite of itself, about the aura of power that the Bannon/Breitbart operation behind Trump tries to … Continue reading

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It’s About Ethics In Fire Safety

First, they came for the punks… (boldface mine): In the wake of the Ghost Ship fire, some individuals banded together to save warehouses and artists’ spaces by fixing them; another group’s end goal was to shutter spaces in an effort … Continue reading

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