Category Archives: Fucking Morons

I Don’t Think Democrats Are Going to DESTROY Postmaster General DeJoy

So next week, House Democrats are planning hearings about USPS’ interestingly-timed efforts to change how mail is delivered in the U.S. There has been a lot of eager anticipation of several Democrats’ future questioning (a couple of them actually don’t … Continue reading

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USPS and an Atypical Reaction to a Democratic Response

With the ongoing attempt by Trump apparatchik and U.S. Postmaster General DeJoy to destroy the ability of the U.S. Postal Service to deliver the mail (kind of a core function), many Democratic politicians took to the Intertoobz to condemn DeJoy. … Continue reading

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We Really Don’t Realize How Badly We’re Doing

While we don’t really have the sentinel surveillance in place to get really good estimates on the prevalence of COVID-19 infections (the number of currently infected people), we can use some proxies. One proxy is the two-week prevalence of COVID-19 … Continue reading

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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

Posted in COVID-19, Fucking Morons

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

Posted in Democrats, Fucking Morons, Resistance Rebellion And Death

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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