Category Archives: Fucking Morons

A Shutdown Suspicion

No way to prove this, but I suspect the White House, and possibly Congressional Republicans too, think the weekend gives them extra time to avoid a ‘real’ shutdown before the shutdown ‘really’ kicks in on Monday. That might be a … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To Be A Democrat? The Robert Reich Edition

A while ago, I noted this about the Democratic Party: Being a Democrat isn’t like joining a union. In a union, there are formal benefits, such as group negotiation, union legal representation, and so on. There are often informal benefits, … Continue reading

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The Problem Self-Driving Cars Would Solve

Misanthropic rich people who don’t view themselves as the kind of people who have chauffeurs–or are too cheap to pay for them (boldface mine): “There is this premise that good things must be somehow painful,” he said onstage at a … Continue reading

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How To Demobilize Your Base: The Ralph Northam Edition

And Democratic Governor-Elect Ralph Northam hasn’t even taken office yet (boldface mine): Outgoing Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) tried every year to push the legislature to accept millions in federal money to expand the health program to hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

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Seven Deadly Words At The CDC

So Il Trumpe is doing this to the CDC: The Trump administration is prohibiting officials at the nation’s top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases — including “fetus” and “transgender” — in official documents … Continue reading

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Once Again, Intersectionality Without An Economic Plan Is Politically Harmful

One of the more vile election-season junk mailers (and junk emails) Jews receive is the “Dear Jew” letter, in which a politician proclaims his or her unconditional support for the current Israeli government, as if this is the only thing … Continue reading

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The Problem With Grand Anti-Trump Coalitions: All Give And No Take

Jeet Heer describes a supposed centrist anti-Trump coalition (boldface mine): To some centrists and liberals, Kristol’s ideological crisis presents a political opportunity. If many erstwhile conservatives are opposed to Trump, why not form a broad anti-Trump coalition that crosses old … Continue reading

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