Category Archives: Resistance Rebellion And Death

Pandemic Death as a Political Opportunity

Never let a crisis go to waste, I suppose (boldface mine): About a month ago, I was talking to a pretty senior Hill aide on the Republican side. Vaccinated, everybody in his shop was vaccinated. I said, ‘What is the … Continue reading

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Fox News and White Christian Evangelicalism: One Side of the Coin

But important to note, nonetheless. Over the weekend, Kevin Drum published a lengthy article worth reading about the roles Fox News and White Christian evangelicals have played in the polarization of the U.S. political system. Here’s a tiny bit from … Continue reading

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He Really Was That Bad

Because what’s a little violence by either the military or our internal security forces between friends (boldface mine): Titled “Frankly, We Did Win This Election: The Inside Story of How Trump Lost,” the book reveals new details about how Trump’s … Continue reading

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He Really Was That Bad

For anyone still suffering from ‘anti- anti-Trump’ syndrome, this does not mean Joe Biden (or Democrats) is A Good Man. But we should acknowledge just how horrible Trump was, especially his response to the COVID-19 pandemic (boldface mine): In the … Continue reading

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D.C. Statehood Matters for D.C. Residents Too

Most of the discussion about D.C. statehood revolves around the likely gain of two Democratic Senate and one House seat, which isn’t surprising, since that’s how statehood would affect most people. But for D.C. residents, there is a far more … Continue reading

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The Mayoral Retirement Non-Crisis

Over at Politico, there’s an article about how many mayors are deciding to leave office, in part, due to trials and travails of the COVID-19 crisis. This is presented as a bad thing. That is wrong. Some asshole with a … Continue reading

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Where This All Ends

Thanks to Senator Joe Manchin (D-Quisling) and several of his quieter Democratic colleagues, this seems to be a likely result (boldface mine): …it is so obvious where all of this is heading. President Trump tells a big lie that elections … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Era of ‘Joe Crow’

This morning, West Virginia putatively Democratic Senator Joe Manchin announced that he would not support Senate Bill S1, and that he is seeking to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act through “regular order”–which would require ten Republican Senate votes. … Continue reading

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Listen to David Faris

To follow on yesterday’s post, here’s political scientist David Faris on the absolute need for voting rights and electoral reform (boldface mine): So 2020 felt like a test run. The plot to overturn the 2020 election never had a real … Continue reading

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Too Many Professional Democrats Don’t Appear to Understand What America Is Facing

A discordant note in Biden’s first 100 days–and it’s not fair to lay this on Biden–is how some professional Democrats, including narcissistic ideologue Sen. Joe Manchin and Manic Pixie Dream Senator Kyrsten Sinema, but not only those two, fail to … Continue reading

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