Long-time friend of Ye Olde Blogge shared this post with me in the comments of the “illusory explanation of ‘depraved evil'” post the other day. He published it way back in 2015, but it is — sadly — still relevant today.
A picture speaks a thousand words, a meme inspires a thousand thoughts. Explore the meaning of leadership and divisiveness in a time of crisis by contrasting Obama’s remarks after mass shootings and the Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s.
Reading time: 5 min
OMG! Has the derp been extra deep and thick since the El Paso and Dayton mass shootings! The desperation of the Repubes to use illusory explanation and the illusion of truthiness to stop us all from thinking about the causes of mass shootings has been palpable. No one has laid it on as thick or as deep as Kellyanne Conway who has her own way illusions of derpiness. Here’s all you need to know about how necessary it is for us to understand “depraved evil” and unite against hate.
Reading Time: 14 minutes
Quick Dip: 2 minutes
Shallow Dive: 4 minutes
Deep Dive: 12 minutes
With the shooting in El Paso, I’ve devoted the call your MoC post today to gun violence. In the quick dip, I give you information about contacting your MoC to demand that they support gun reform action. In the shallow dive, there is information about gun reform advocacy groups, events, and stuff. And in the deep dive, I’ve included resources on the arcane statistics and legal information about gun violence.