Category Archives: Fucking Morons

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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Congress Finally Starts to Fix Its USPS Mess

For years, I’ve been writing about how both political parties–bipartisanship!–saddled the U.S. Postal Service with a massive retirement financing burden. Essentially, USPS had to generate 75 years worth of retirement funds over a ten year period, and when it was … Continue reading

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Apps, Corruption, and Lovable Losers

If you follow U.S. politics at all, you’re aware that an app designed to transmit the Iowa caucus results utterly failed Monday night. I don’t want to get into the weeds on how it failed–though it smacks of incompetency. Nor … Continue reading

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Trump’s Toilet Fallacies

While it was fun mocking Il Trumpe’s obsession with toilets that have to be flushed multiple times, as you might imagine, he really had no idea what he was talking about (boldface mine): The two men say today’s toilets are … Continue reading

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The Democratic Establishment Is Very Stupid

This is one of the surprising things about the entire Democratic primary (boldface mine): With six days until the Iowa caucuses, the political establishment has arrived at a troubling realization: It might be time to take this Bernie Sanders guy … Continue reading

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