Category Archives: Resistance Rebellion And Death

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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Republican Senator Lindsey Graham Wanted the Cops to Shoot the Jan. 6 Insurrectionists

I think a fair number of Senators and House members are worried that they will be implicated in the January 6 Insurrection–more accurately, they know they are but are worried about being found out. But another reason for Republican concern … Continue reading

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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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