Category Archives: Fucking Morons

Oddly Enough, Bad Service Leads To Less Mass Transit Use

While the Washington Post seems to harp on the payment of $460,000 to consultants to point out the obvious*, those involved with the governance of Metro (such as it is), D.C.’s mass transit, might actually be getting it (boldface mine): … Continue reading

Posted in DC, Fucking Morons, Transportation | 1 Comment

Viruses Don’t Care About Politics

You know how, in a bunch of science fiction movies, there’s a scientist who says, “Don’t do this”, but nobody listens, and then everything goes to shit? Well, humanity is so fucking stupid (boldface mine): For over a year, the … Continue reading

Posted in Fucking Morons, Influenza

Schumer Is No Pelosi

And that’s a bad thing. While Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has her faults–notably choosing awful House candidates (and choosing bad ‘choosers’ too)–she is arguably the best floor whip of the last century. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, on … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Fucking Morons, Resistance Rebellion And Death

What Is The Political Consultant Fee Structure For Online Ads?

A couple of weeks ago, the NY Times ran this op-ed (boldface mine): President Trump may not be up for re-election until 2020, but since May 31, the Trump Make America Great Again Committee — his re-election campaign — has … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, Democrats, Fucking Morons

The Invisible Light Bulb Vigilantes Are Being Routed

For a long time, a subset of Republicans have been incensed by the prospect of energy-efficient light bulbs. This became a signature issue for rightwing crank and former congresswoman Michele Bachmann: Rightwing wackaloon and Minnesota Congresswoman and possible presidential candidate … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Global Warming

How To Make Healthcare Savings Sound Scary

This week, the libertarian, Koch-funded Mercatus Institute attempted to shoot down Senator Sanders Medicare-For-All proposal by arguing it costs ELEVENTY GAJILLION TRILLION DOLLARS $32 trillion over ten years. Sounds scary! Of course, the headlines neglected something very important (boldface mine): … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Healthcare

Death Panels Redux: The National Guideline Clearinghouse Edition

So the Trump Administration has decided that evidence-based medicine is stupid (boldface mine): The Trump Administration is planning to eliminate a vast trove of medical guidelines that for nearly 20 years has been a critical resource for doctors, researchers and … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Public Health | 2 Comments