There are five days left until Election Day. There are at least 228,000 Americans dead from COVID, and another 25-30% more excess deaths — all of them Trump’s responsibility.
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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.
Six days. Less than a week to Election Day.
FINALLY, the last presidential debate of this election cycle. Here’s a post for emptywheel community members’ discussion about the debate.
Here’s a post so emptywheel community members can discuss the canceled second of three presidential debates — I mean, town hall on ABC with Biden and interview with Trump on NBC.
Originalists like Amy Coney Barrett are not up to the task of deciding issues of contemporary law using criteria shaped by goose quills and beeswax.
That’s a pretty dull head, isn’t it, for what’s at stake, for the price Americans have paid for the GOP’s SCOTUS nominee?
Timing of the seditious terror plot against Michigan’s Gov. Whitmer and events which may have inspired this idiocy don’t seem to correlate well. This wasn’t about emergency orders related to COVID-19.
This post is dedicated to discussion of the Vice Presidential debate between current VP Mike Pence and Democratic VP candidate Senator Kamala Harris.
Here’s a new post because the last post’s comment thread is now unwieldy, and there’s more fresh Trump bullshit to wade through.
Trump and his third wife tested positive for COVID-19. This may be an October Surprise we didn’t think of or planned for back in August.