Category Archives: Resistance Rebellion And Death

The (Not-So) Implicit Threat of Violence by Right Wing Activists

Last week, right wing activists in Idaho ramped up their campaign of intimidation (boldface mine): One of the memes being passed around on right-wing social media this week shows a man loading a revolver with the text, “Can’t expect God … Continue reading

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Arsonists, Firefighters, and Ersatz ‘Unity’

One of the few advantages of stupid zombie arguments that just won’t die is you can quote pieces you’ve previously written. This, of course, is a post about President Biden’s supposed divisiveness. From some asshole with a blog two days … Continue reading

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There Is No Neutral Position for the Department of Justice

Sunday, the NY Times reported that the Department of Justice is debating whether or not to delay investigating Trump due to unwritten, informal policies (the norms!) about charging officials close to an election. This ignores the obvious reality that the … Continue reading

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Both Sides Do Not Do This

Over the weekend, Republican Senator and Trump sycophant Lindsey Graham said, “And I’ll say this, if there is a prosecution of Donald Trump for mishandling classified information after the Clinton debacle … there will be riots in the street.” Leaving … Continue reading

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The Anger Gap and Prosecuting Trump

In the last couple of weeks, there has been a spate of posts and articles about whether the prosecution of Trump would be a good or bad thing, that typically come in two flavors: We don’t want current presidents prosecuting … Continue reading

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ALL UR NUKULAR IS BELONG TO TRUMP

Amidst all the HAET TAEKS about the Mar-A-Lago raid, I’ll just add that for federal employees, the wanton disregard by Trump et alia for rules, regulations, and the law is incredibly demoralizing. As bad as a rule-following bureaucracy might be, … Continue reading

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But His Documents!

Over the weekend, this story broke about Trump’s incessant shredding of official documents–which needless to say is illegal (boldface mine): President Donald Trump tore up briefings and schedules, articles and letters, memos both sensitive and mundane. He ripped paper into … Continue reading

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MLK on the Filibuster

Seems relevant to the day and current events:

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Jan. 6 Insurrection Sympathizers: Not a Minor Threat

One week after the failed Jan. 6 insurrection, I was reminded of something Comrade Thers once wrote (boldface mine): Anyway, what we have here is a situation where a relatively small minority of Americans are claiming the right, ultimately backed … Continue reading

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Finally, Someone in Our So-Called Justice System Gets Jan. 6

Months ago, some asshole with a blog wrote: If Officer Goodman hadn’t faked out some of the insurrectionists, they would have had a free run to the Senate chamber. It was that close. Despite the histrionics and denialism of the … Continue reading

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