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Feb 20 2020

The Grand Bargaineers

Damn right we want a Revolution. As Atrios puts it (a bit more colorfully than I) not cutting the Entitlements you’ve been paying for your whole life in order to give the money to Billionaires is Revolutionary! Lennon was being sincere. I think it an ironic reminder of a better time. The Hidden History of …

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Feb 20 2020

What Color Is Your Sky Again?

Plaid eh? Well, that’s a large piece of patterned cloth worn as a Kilt, a Cloak or Shawl, a kind of Toga like thing, or used as a blanket. You mean Tartan. You know it’s a fiction popularized by Queen Victoria, kind of like Cowboys and Indians here in the U.S. (admittedly with more complexity …

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Feb 20 2020

Lizard People And Weasels

Somewhere outside of Barstow… Still in my snowy advance base (-9 where I am, how ’bout you?) I hit the road today for a meeting in the balmy southern climes where I will overnight and then run some errands before returning with supplies. I’ll be a digital wayfarer with only my micro setup so it’s …

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Feb 19 2020

Nux Infans Delenda Est!

You heard the lady, Nuke it from Orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.

Feb 18 2020

Snowflakes

It’s a semi polite way to call people worthless weaklings who are extremely oversensitive because they know their arguments are fallacious crap and are filled with self doubt and dubiety since neither their logic or their lives will withstand scrutiny. If that describes you then maybe you shouldn’t be doing this whole Internet debate thing …

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Feb 18 2020

The DSCC Really, Really Hates Lefties

Really. Democrats fear Republican sabotage in key Senate race By JAMES ARKIN and BURGESS EVERETT, Politico 02/17/2020 Democrats are growing alarmed about Republican attempts to prop up an insurgent liberal candidate in North Carolina — fearful that GOP meddling will undercut the party’s prospects in a key Senate contest. What seems like a generic campaign …

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Feb 17 2020

Move Over Joe Biden

These Republican Lite ConservaDems are just a laugh factory. Uncle Joe is losing mojo to Mayo Mike not just in the Polls, but also in the contest for 2020 Gaffe (Gaffe defined as accidentally telling the Truth as opposed to politely lying about what you really think) Champion. Seriously Mike, Farmers and Factory Workers? There …

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Feb 17 2020

Medicare For All!

John Oliver is finally back and he kicks off with a piece about ‘Medicare For All’. He correctly points out at least 2 major points, one of which is ‘Medicare’ is kind of a misnomer because that program leaves out a lot of Health Services and requires Co-Pays while ‘Medicaid’, the one it most resembles, …

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Feb 17 2020

The Barr Letter

February 16, 2020, Medium We, the undersigned, are alumni of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) who have collectively served both Republican and Democratic administrations. Each of us strongly condemns President Trump’s and Attorney General Barr’s interference in the fair administration of justice. As former DOJ officials, we each proudly took an oath to …

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Feb 16 2020

Not A Rant

Merely confirmation bias. Lucien is always kind of ranty and not necessarily a reliable narrator. He may say he’s never used this particular metaphor before but I can think of at least a half dozen other occasions off the top of my head. But I’ve been there for years and as Europeans laugh (out of …

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