Archive for January 16th, 2022

January 16th, 2022 - 11:41 pm § in Environment, Misc.

Tonga tsunami in California (video)

A tsunami from a massive underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga on Friday, January 14, 2022, struck the California coast the next day after traveling over 5,000 miles. This wave isn’t water from Tonga, it’s California water. In a tsunami or other wave, the water doesn’t travel, only[...]

January 16th, 2022 - 4:22 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

I hope Stew Rhodes goes to prison

Stewart Rhodes, founder of the Oath Keepers militia group, was indicted last week for seditious conspiracy. He could get 20 years. I hope he does. Rhodes, 56, is a Yale Law School graduate who practiced criminal law in Montana. He’s not a lawyer anymore; he was disbarred in 2015. Now it’[...]

January 16th, 2022 - 3:18 pm § in Democrats, Politics

Gov. Inslee’s stupid idea

“I guess it was inevitable, as political tribalism rises, that the impulse would also grow to simply suppress stuff that one camp or another sees as wrong or dangerous or uncomfortable,” Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat writes here. Republicans certainly are doing that with their l[...]

January 16th, 2022 - 2:12 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Listen to threats against election workers in this video (nsfw)

These are Trump Republicans; this is what the GOP is now. (Graphic language, NSFW.) Even if Republican elected and party officials don’t openly encourage this behavior, they do nothing to stop it, either. (See story here.) And why aren’t police arresting these people? Since when is haras[...]