Category Archives: Conservatives

The Moral Degeneration Did Not Begin Three Years Ago

Umair Haque has a very good post about where we stand morally and ethically as a nation–as the kids used to say, read the whole thing. His point about normalization is excellent (boldface mine): The bad guys are winning, my … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Immigration, Torture

Big Cannabis?

In this article about former House Speaker John Boehner’s lobbying for legalizing marijuana, this surprised me (boldface mine): The chain-smoking, merlot-sipping, former 12-term congressman from Ohio says he had never lit a joint in his life when he and the … Continue reading

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That…That’s Not What Double-Blinded Means

As the kids used to say, the stupid, it burns. The FDA commissioner has opinions on what double-blinded means (boldface mine): “The FDA does this on a regular basis, which is actually why I was a little surprised at the … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Fucking Morons | 1 Comment

Will Trump Declare Victory on Tariffs and Go Home?

In case you haven’t heard, Il Trumpe has decided that June 10, Mexico will be hit with a tariff… because of immigration (boldface mine): President Donald Trump’s vow to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports risks sabotaging not just his … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Immigration | 2 Comments

The Housing Debate Shows How Meaningless Political Descriptions Are

Last week, Farhad Manjoo of the NY Times had an article which was given the online headline of “America’s Cities Are Unlivable. Blame Wealthy Liberals” and a print headline of “Nimby Liberals Make Cities Unlivable.” Interestingly, Manjoo himself doesn’t use … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Democrats, Housing | 4 Comments

Democratic Voters Are Better Than, but Many Are Still Bad

And we need to recognize that. Last week, this poll came across the transom: As you might imagine, it was correctly viewed as bigotry. Then the polling outfit broke this down by party affiliation: < While most people were focusing … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Democrats, Racism | 3 Comments

The Incompetency of ‘The Best People’: The 5G Edition

Admist all of the awfulness of the Trump administration, it’s worth noting just how incompetent they, on the whole, are. Consider this item about 5g networks (boldface mine): A US Navy memo warns that 5G mobile networks are likely to … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Fucking Morons