Category Archives: Politics

So let me get this straight. We could have prevented the Capitol from being overrun?

This is without a doubt, the peak of bullshit. The reason our Capitol was overrun by a violent insurrection was because… we denied the request for security? Six. Fucking. Times. This shit is insane. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/sund-riot-national-guard/2021/01/10/fc2ce7d4-5384-11eb-a817-e5e7f8a406d6_story.html

Forgive me for not giving a shit about what these clowns say today.

Remember all these names you’re hearing, condemning Trump’s actions, his sedition, and inciting an insurrection. They all knew who Donald Trump was long ago. Barr. Kelly. McMaster. Porter. Priebus. Conway. All of them. The list of former Trump enablers speaking out against the storming of the Capitol is… long. (Oh look, a news alert. Elaine[read more]

It’s weird how Republicans keep trying to end our democracy

We have voting integrity. We have fair elections. But even if we didn’t, we have something that ensures our elections are fair: Auditing. Donald Trump lost the election to Joe Biden. He lost the Electoral College. He lost the popular vote. He lost every legal challenge, in every court — state or federal. He fucking[read more]

The Wisconsin Stimulus Package Has Arrived

Inside the halls of Monona Terrace, the recount has begun in Wisconsin. Donald Trump‘s campaign has wired $3M to Dane and Milwaukee Counties, where a recount is sure to prove… well… nothing. This is just a great time to highlight Frank Lloyd Wright. Monona Terrace is elegant, while also feeling important and significant. It’s one[read more]

Stop Doom Scrolling

Your brain is not designed to endlessly absorb awful news, overwhelming emotion, and a sense of helplessness. The human brain is simple, and you’re overwhelming it. About 11,000 years ago, we exited the Pleistocene. At that time, we ceased being purely hunter-gatherers, and moved into an agrarian society. We learned to farm, communicate better, and[read more]

But seriously, let’s “ask China” how they tested so many people.

Buried in the subtext of a racist flourish before exiting stage right, yesterday’s press conference accidentally asked a much more important question: How did China manage to test so many people? First, China’s numbers: LOL nope. Moving on then… What China did effectively was testing, isolation, and mapping the spread. Hubei Province is no small[read more]