The New York Times editorial board pumped out another “Dems in disarray” piece, just in time to cover for some obstructive and intransigent centrists. This is my unending surprised face.
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Blogger since 2002, political activist since 2003, geek since birth. Opinions informed by mixed-race, multi-ethnic, cis-female condition, further shaped by kind friends of all persuasions. Sci-tech frenemy, wannabe artist, decent cook, determined author, successful troublemaker. Mother of invention and two excessively smart-assed young adult kids. Attended School of Hard Knocks; Rather Unfortunate Smallish Private Business School in Midwest; Affordable Mid-State Community College w/evening classes. Self-employed at Tiny Consulting Business; previously at Large-ish Chemical Company with HQ in Midwest in multiple marginalizing corporate drone roles, and at Rather Big IT Service Provider as a project manager, preceded by a motley assortment of gigs before the gig economy was a thing. Blogging experience includes a personal blog at the original blogs.salon.com, managing editor for a state-based news site, and a stint at Firedoglake before landing here at emptywheel as technology’s less-virginal-but-still-accursed Cassandra.
Snap out of it. Pity parties don’t do anything constructive except sell facial tissues. Far more happened yesterday than Virginia’s gubernatorial race.
It’s election day across the country with lots of local and state elections still underway. Take a look at some bullshit while waiting for the polls to close and votes to be counted.
Will children have a rhyme to recall Trump’s January 6th autogolpe plot? This is a fresh thread to discuss recent developments in the investigation of the insurrection.
This week has been rife with bullshit. Here are three egregious examples including a contemporary “book burner.”
Why is it only after the August 2021 election of a new Westchester County district attorney took office was the possibility of tax and insurance fraud finally investigated? Why are 10 other courses going unexamined?
The Senate Commerce Committee is conducting a hearing right now; Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is currently testifying before the committee.
Peril’s questionable prologue shifted the focus to General Milley instead of the ongoing assault on America’s democracy.
Unvaccinated Idahoans chose to continue Trump’s death panels.
It’s not a new idea that we encourage unvaccinated men to get the shot because their pee-pees are at risk if they get COVID-19. They just don’t care.