Most Americans -including half of Republicans – believe that the Senate should not hold hearings on a replacement until next year. The best play for the Democratic Party Leaders is to stand with the people and pound their fists with righteous indignation as Senate Republicans ignore the will of the voters. Because, when the Democrats make-believe they can stop this from happening, and then it happens anyway they look weak. and stupid. Again!
The Justice for Cannon memes are not about justice for Cannon any more than they are about gun violence. This is white privilege standing on the porch shaking its fist and hollering “How dare you get upset about a black junkie who died of an overdose but not take up pitchforks over the murder of a precious white boy. All lives matter Damnit!”
Laying greenbacks over the sweaty palms of politics is hardly a new thing. History doesn’t seem to record the point when political prostitution was a novel concept, but until recently it was was polite to close the door. These days the bribery is done right out in the open.
In order for Trump to get the kind of control, he would need, all of the companies that have ownership over the broadband pathways which we Americans use would need to be convinced in some way to help with his vendetta. That or they would need to be compelled to do so. Neither is likely. Worry not short-form video fans TikTok is safe.
Trump’s battalions of butt kissers have been called a cult and with good reason. Absolute loyalty and the refusal to accept criticism of the leader certainly are hallmarks of a cult. Trumper’s are so much worse than that though. Although cult members apply confirmation bias in thick coats and will eagerly embrace lies to fit their beliefs, they are largely insular and don’t care if people outside the fold believe what they do. Trump loyalists need to change history for everyone becuase they are not just cult members they are willing participants in Donald Trump’s long con.
by Shannon D. Hanson Jonathan Shuttlesworth runs a business in Pennsylvania that has annual receipts a nudge north of 2.5 million dollars. He doesn’t pay a dime of income taxes on that money because Jonathon runs it as a church. Did I say church? Sorry, Jonathon says he doesn’t have a church […]
COVID-19 Mortality Rate Fallacy And Recalcitrance Among Church Goers To Abide By Public Safety Directives I’ve been dealing with some people on Facebook that are ordinarily fairly sensible, but no sooner than Donald Trump and the element within evangelicalism that composes a major part of his core voting base, started calling for people […]
Nancy Pelosi’s Checkmate On Donald Trump and the GOP Senate Stimulus Bill I know that hatred toward House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is a requirement to be a Trumper or even, in many cases, a never Trumper. Even many Democrats can’t stand Pelosi. Like her or not, her move […]
Dead Man’s Switch A “Dead Man’s Switch” is defined by its Wiki listing as, “usually used as a form of fail-safe where they stop a machine with no operator from a potentially dangerous action or incapacitate a device as a result of accident, malfunction, or misuse.” The term has also been used in the […]