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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.
We’ve all seen dumb and stupider on social interwebs. But, there has gots to be something seriously wrong with some of these folks, though, so let’s have a look at the dumb, stupid, and the holy crap in my socks batman what just happened from earlier in the […]
Human beings evolved to work best in groups. And, like all other mental disorders, we can take that group effort into the realms of madness. The GOP and conservatives have done just that. Luckily, the counter-weight to their madness is also rests in our efforts as a group.
Just as the Constitutional Convention closed in 1787, Dr. James McHenry recorded this anecdote: Franklin was walking down the street outside of Independence Hall, when a woman asked him whether our new government would be a monarchy or a republic. A republic. If you can keep it, was […]
Healthcare, taxes, the government, and a lot of life is very complex. How do we make complex choices? Tversky & Kahneman and biases and heuristics shed some light on what the GOP is trying to do to us and how they are doing. RESIST
Our great civics lesson continues! The Founding Fathers knew that compromise was the heart of democracy. Our Constitution and Bill of Rights are the result of compromise. When the bare majority insists on dictating to the bare minority, revolution will follow. Demand compromise!