While it lacks the snarky, sarcasticky, and profaney extras that it would have had had I wrote it, it is still worth reading for its information and its thoughtfulness: how the fuck did we get here?
It’s an open secret that the modern Repube party is the home of angry white identity politics, but no where is that clearer than in this quote from an angry white guy explaining why he’ll continue to roll coal.
So many powerful men in industries are being accused of sexual assault, harassment, and impropriety AND they are suffering consequences because of it. Not only does this article document the scope of the accusations this year, it discusses the reasons it seems to be happening so much more frequently.
A guy goes out of his way to take an upskirt photo of a celeb, and it is a wardrobe malfunction and we don’t learn his name! He’s committed sexual assault with his fucking camera, he keeps his anonymity and his job and his future. Rape Culture right there.
Since 1964, the GOP has been about one thing and one thing only: white supremacy. It is as true as the Civil War was fought over slavery. People will argue with you, but that’s all they got. Nixon’s Southern Strategy has been used by every GOP candidate since. Reagan kicked off his campaign in Philadelphia, Mississippi for god’s sake. Recharge those righteous indignation batteries to continue the #Resistance!
Narcissists believe that rules don’t apply to them, so the Ol’ Pussy Grabber violates one of America’s most highly regarded taboos with reckless aplomb. Will he pay the price or are we too far gone?
Psychic numbing describes the apathy people feel when confronted by millions of people suffering. The singularity effect explains why people will donate because one person is suffering. Strange but true. We can use this to our advantage if we understand it.
The Tri Met Heroes, 2 dead, 1 injured, attacked while defending two women from public harassment. These types of attacks have increased. Learn the best way to intervene to help others.
Researchers have ditched the autism-vaccine theory. Here’s what they think actually causes it. – Vox
When good people go bad: anti-vaxxers. Here’s why anti-vaxxers are evil. It is pure and simple. They are evil. How much harm are they causing? A lot.
We’re through the 100 days and the resistance does not seem to be flagging, but we must keep our focus and enthusiasm. Follow these rules in order to resist, resist, resist!
Another in the series of white conservative voters voting against their best interests. Don’t let them drag the rest of us down with them. Push back on the lies that the WH tells. Fight the Trump budget and tax cut!
Reblogging a post from over to the Wonkette! It’s a good ‘un! About how twisted round the GOP’s reasoning is on the history of Supreme Court nominees. Gawd if the truth ever fell outa Bubbe’s bra, they’d be caught staring at her cleavage!
We fear terrorist attacks more than we do guns, but guns kill more people per year than terrorist attacks. Because terrorist attacks stand out in our mind, it makes those memories easier to access, and the population easier for ruthless politicians to exploit.
It’s my blog, and I’ll publish off topic stuff if I want to, and the Oxford comma is one of my things, so I’m publishing this, so there. Also, too, another thing I have is ambiguity.