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You knew it all along, but here is scientific correlational evidence! Conservatives have lower emotional intelligence and cognitive abilities. Read about the study, its findings, and the speculations of Ye Olde Blogge!
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Perhaps you’ve noticed that the rapidly rising tide of tyranny and authoritarianism is swamping all boats. Tim Snyder, author of On Tyranny, explains how to Tell if we’re living in tyranny and what to do about It.
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Ever get the feeling that Mitch McConnell is selling American democracy dirt cheap? It may be because he is! Ha ha! Jane Mayer has done a deep dive into McConnell’s life and confirmed all of the suspicions we’ve held of McConnell at Ye Olde Blogge.
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If you’re like me, you think that the impeachment of the Ol’ Pussy Grabber is painfully obvious and necessary. And, if you’re like me, it is difficult to understand why the rest of the country is not on board with it and why the Repubes are so reluctant to abandon an obvious sinking ship. Well, here’s the first installment of the explanation… and ain’t none of it gonna be pretty.
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A bit of a screed, but I wanted to put my views on the goals of the GOP in one place. I’ve concluded that the GOP is anti-democratic and concerned only with creating a single-party, pseudo-democratic authoritarian regime to transfer all of the country’s wealth to the 1% as quickly as possible… like they do in Russia.
As unbelievable as it may seem, the pro-impeachment bunch is still a minority! Go figure! Ye Olde Blogge reminds us that the four factors of minority influence if deftly applied can change all of that.
My now defunct Twitter feed was littered with tweets declaring that the Republican Party was an anti-democratic authoritarian bent on creating a single-party pseudo-democratic state in order to further enrich the one percent. In this argument, the Ol’ Pussy Grabber is nothing more than a means to an […]
The 2018 mid-terms are mostly history. We’re still waiting on a couple of recounts and mail-in votes to be counted to determine a few outcomes. While the Dems did not win as much as our fevered dreams had hoped they would, and the Repubes won more than what […]
Here we have a lovely tweet from Senator Lankford (R-One PerCent) about the Russian threats to our 2018 elections. He’s a Repube, so he cannot come out and say anything about our lack of preparedness. I’m sure Mitchy will be giving him the stink eye, though, for even […]
A republic, if you can keep it. As it turns out old Ben Franklin was right. We aren’t able to keep our republic. We are increasingly authoritarian. A segment of the electorate likes and another is indifferent leaving us vulnerable to the Russians hacking our elections.
An article from the “New Republic” on the rising authoritarian ways of the Squatter-in-the-White-House and the Repubes noting in particular the attempt to run roughshod over the DoJ this week and the willingness for the Repubes to look the other way. The Dems MUST re-take the Senate in 2016 and had better re-take the House.