Posts Tagged ‘Rightwingers’

January 31st, 2023 - 1:04 am § in America, Politics, Republicans

Have another serving of “Woke”

I’m not entirely sure what conservatives mean when they say “woke,” but they’re against everything (books, science, public health, etc.), so I guess “everything” works as a rough translation of “woke.” They don’t like Mexican immigrants in partic[...]

January 29th, 2023 - 1:57 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

States should crack down on homeschoolers

The pandemic showed remote learning doesn’t work well. Kids need personal interaction with teachers and peers to learn and mature. When Covid-19 made remote learning a necessity, or at least a preferred public health option, scores dropped and kids struggled both intellectually and emotionally[...]

August 27th, 2022 - 7:58 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Road rage or political violence, this should be a felony

Evan McMullin is a familiar face in Utah. Many people would recognize him. He ran for president in 2016 as an independent and got 21% of the vote there. This year he’s trying to unseat Sen. Mike Lee (R), a far-right reactionary. Although McMullin is a libertarian, he’s supported by Democ[...]

February 20th, 2022 - 12:37 am § in Politics

B.S. Alert: Ottawa police horse didn’t trample elderly woman

In the 1999 cult film “Fight Club,” a character named Robert Paulson was shot by police (details here). On Jan. 6, 2021, a rumor circulated on Twitter that a woman named Roberta Paulsen had been shot at the U.S. Capitol. While the incident was true (and widely covered by media), the Capi[...]