Category Archives: Fucking Morons

If We Had an Effective Federal Response to COVID-19…

…then what Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo did would be grounds for resignation (boldface mine): Gilmore said they told her that a resident in the home had recently gone to the hospital, where she tested positive for COVID-19. The … Continue reading

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The Rareness of COVID-19 Will Protect Stupid People from Their Stupidity…

…until it doesn’t. Over the weekend, a lot of people were shocked by video of people attempting to help the SARS-Cov2 virus reestablish itself spending time in large, dense social settings–the antithesis of social distancing–here’s video of one of many … Continue reading

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Yogi Berra, Fox News Idiocy, and COVID-19

Yesterday, we were treated to the spectacle of a Fox News propagandist covering a New Jersey gym, which had opened in violation of stay-at-home orders. The whole idiotic episode highlights one of the problems COVID-19 poses when we’re trying to … Continue reading

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When Movement Conservatism Collides with Reality

One of the hallmarks of movement conservatism–and which is why some asshole with a blog often writes, “Nothing in movement conservatism makes sense except in the light of creationism”–is the ability, often successful, to ignore reality, even as it collides … Continue reading

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People Are Going to Die Because Professional Democrats Suck at Performative Politics

Over the weekend, there were five astroturf demonstrations in the U.S., calling for removal of COVID-19 based physical distancing measures. As you might imagine, our national political press corps provided important context and made it clear that these dingbats represent … Continue reading

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USPS Is in Real Trouble

For years, I’ve been discussing how Congress forced the US Postal Service (USPS) to ‘pre-fund’ 75 years of pension obligations over a period of ten years, something no other delivery company is forced to do. That Congressional requirement, along with … Continue reading

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Biden’s Medicare Proposal Is Not an Olive Branch, but a Dick Punch

Biden released two proposals today, about which he claims: Senator Sanders and his supporters can take pride in their work in laying the groundwork for these ideas, and I’m proud to adopt them as part of my campaign at this … Continue reading

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South Korea as a Baseline for the U.S.: The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations

Or ‘nuking the goalposts’ if you prefer. After yesterday’s daily attempt by Il Trumpe to hide the greatest dereliction of duty by a president* in my lifetime (for perspective, I’m not young, and there have been some real doozies during … Continue reading

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Bloomberg Just Went Full Streisand Effect

And that’s not a good thing (for him, anyway). Yesterday, for reasons largely unclear*, the Bloomberg campaign attacked several Sanders staffers. I’ll be the first to admit that Gray, Sirota, and Turner occasionally act like idiots online**, but, still, it’s … Continue reading

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Buttigieg’s Centrist Healthcare Fantasy

It takes the worst parts of the ACA and…makes them worse. Many moons ago, some asshole with a blog told you that, based on the experience of Romneycare, the part that would be bad–because it was politically fraught because it … Continue reading

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