Category Archives: Conservatives

Cruelty Is An Ideology

Last week, there was considerable uproar over the Trump administration’s decision to not fund the Special Olympics (Il Trumpe himself ‘heroically’ intervened to stop this, though some reports claim this was a White House initiative). Many commentators noted that this … Continue reading

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Time To Call Stupidity Stupid

In case you missed it, yesterday, Republican Senator Mike Lee gave a speech decrying the Green New Deal. Not only did he conclude that “the solution to so many of our problems at all times and in all places [including … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Bidness, Conservatives, Resistance Rebellion And Death

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

Posted in Conservatives, Funding, NIH, NSF

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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