Tag: Democratic Party

Defund the Police Activates the Racial Angst of White America

A Quickie: How “Defund the Police” Played into Republican Hands and White America’s Psyche


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The circular firing squad is back on as progressive and moderate Dems argue over who snatched a squeaker from the jaws of a landslide in 2020. Of course, we can’t just celebrate having won one, right? Much of the debate turns on the role of “Defund the Police.” Unfortunately, the cognitive psychology of it points the finger squarely at it.

Defeat Trump, the GOP, and Authoritarianism in November: Volunteer for a GOTV Campaign


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We’ve all heard the dire news of millions being removed from voting roles by the Repubes in an effort to suppress the vote and rig the election in 2020. Now’s your chance to do something about it!

Spend your time volunteering for a GOTV campaign in a swing state near you! I give you the contact information to get you started!

Trump being acquitted shows how democracy could really die – Vox


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The deliberate flaunting of democracy and the open destruction of it by the GOP just pisses me off. They are so sure that the electorate either cannot or will not hold them accountable that they aren’t even bothering to hide it. If we let them get away with it in November. If we don’t vote Trump and the Senate majority out in November, then we really are the United Fucking States of Fucking Stupid.

GotV Volunteering — UPDATED


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We’ve all heard the dire news of millions being removed from voting roles by the Repubes in an effort to suppress the vote and rig the election in 2020. Now’s your chance to do something about it!

Spend your time volunteering for a GOTV campaign in a swing state near you! I give you the contact information to get you started!

Election 2020: Live-Blogging the Live-Streaming of the Dem Presidential Debate, Day 1


It’s another American presidential election, which started more than 18 months before the actual election! American politics are crazy. But, the Dems are debating tonight and we all wanna know who won, who zung, who clung, who hung. I’ll be live-blogging the debate as it is live-streamed in Paris at 3:00 AM. Join me here for a snarky, sarcasticky, profaney good time as we all watch together!

Beto O'Rourke, Democrat, Senate candidate, Texas, Colin Kaepernick, protests, police brutality, Black Lives Matter

Meme: Nothing More American


As the Ol’ Pussy Grabber rapes and pillages our great country by dividing us with harsh hateful, and harmful rhetoric demagoguing everything and everyone from immigrants to flipping flippers to professional black athletes, every now and again someone on the political landscape reminds us what true leadership is […]

Hope Versus Fear


Without the snark, the sarcasm, or profanity of my usual posts, I give you First Lady, Michelle Obama’s and Senator Bernie Sander’s speeches. Both give voice to the hope, ideals, and aspirations that we all feel.

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