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Let’s take a moment to appreciate how deeply embedded the democratic impulse is in the fabric of American culture. It is part of our deep culture. We did not succumb to calls for violence.
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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.
Being a woman and a candidate for major office is fraught with difficulties. Expectations, perceptions, and judgments are all very different for women than men. Elizabeth Warren may have some advantages that the other women for the Dem nomination don’t have.
Mental contaminate, social norms, prejudiced norm theory are all the pieces to the Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s gaslighting of America and are all tied together using collective knowledge.
Is it too soon to talk about the dissolution of America? The Ol’ Pussy Grabber is literally destroying what it means to be American. He is pitting brother against brother in a way that hasn’t been seen since the Civil War.
Porn or #MeToo? An excellent exploration of the sexual aggression in porn and its unsettling similarities to the experiences of actual women. Read the article. Watch the video. What do you think?
In another installment of our favorite sad series, Yes Virginia, it is all men. Men at the ARS Electronica Festival gang raped an AI sex doll into being so broke it couldn’t ride business class back to Barcelona but had to suffer the humiliation of being sent freight. It ain’t like the AI programmers coulda anticipated this situation and installed an more appropriate response than the moaning it does in response to having its breasts or hips touched.
The US Senate is broken. The US body politic is broken. Can they be fixed? Can we learn to compromise with the other side again? Our national civics lesson continues…