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June 30th, 2020 - 10:19 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

These people aren’t Democrats or BLM supporters; and they were angry, not afraid

By now you’ve probably heard about the St. Louis couple who brandished guns at protesters walking by their home. Some claimed on social media they’re Democrats and BLM supporters. They’re not. Mark and Patricia McCloskey are personal injury lawyers who specialize in brain and spina[...]

June 29th, 2020 - 12:52 am § in Donald Trump

Ronald Rump comix

Here and here. Enjoy!  [...]

June 28th, 2020 - 10:41 pm § in America, Racism

“Our history was stolen from us”

An ACLU lawyer explains the rationale for getting rid of Confederate monuments.[...]

June 28th, 2020 - 7:50 am § in Misc.

Sunday Revelations: The Creation

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June 26th, 2020 - 8:36 pm § in Politics

A pretty house; who will live here next year?

  Address: Number One Observatory Circle, Washington D.C. Year Built: 1893 Owner: U.S. Navy Current Tenants: Michael and Karen Pence Potential Tenants: Nikki Haley, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Valdez Demings, or ? Who do you think it will be?[...]

June 25th, 2020 - 11:44 am § in Racism

3 NC cops fired for horrifying racial tirades

Three white police officers in Wilmington, North Carolina, have been fired after their department discovered video of inflammatory chatter about black people, NBC reports. A video recorder apparently was accidentally activated in a squad car while the cops talked back and forth on cellphones and thr[...]

June 25th, 2020 - 9:36 am § in Misc.

THE -Ave Challenge: Whatisit?

A. First spreadsheet B. Bill of lading for the Ark C. First use of trigonometry D. Evidence of early computer codes E. Final script for Game of Thrones[...]

June 23rd, 2020 - 11:04 am § in Racism

What’s wrong with “white lives matter”?

On its face, nothing; in context, everything. White lives, of course, matter. All lives matter. Police officers’ (“blue lives”) matter. If it went no farther than that, it wouldn’t be a problem. But it is a problem, because those phrases have become a counterpoint to “b[...]

June 23rd, 2020 - 10:21 am § in Hypocrisy

A FB Experiment: Is this obscene?

I posted this last year on FB. Do you they declared it obscene?[...]

June 22nd, 2020 - 4:48 pm § in Economics

America’s next housing crisis

With more than 20 million Americans still unemployed, and eviction moratoriums about to expire, America faces a new housing crisis. Millions of households suffering income loss from Covid-19 can’t pay rent. Moratoriums and one-time stimulus payments provided some temporary, short-lived relief;[...]