Here’s a dedicated presidential debate post so emptywheel community members can hash out the first of three presidential debates.
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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.
The White House can put all the spin on their “Zapuder tape” they want. It won’t change the fact they have chosen to kill hundreds of thousands of Americans.
At least one of these three things are important to you, no matter your age. COVID-19 can affect one or more of them, and we don’t yet know to what extent.
The final night of the Republican National Committee’s Convention was a disgusting spectacle, but its unlawful wretched excess wasn’t the worst of it.
Feel free to use this open thread to share your observations about RNCC 2020: WTAF Round 2.
I didn’t watch the first night of the Republican National Committee’s Convention, experiencing it through Twitter instead. All I can say is, Holy crap, WTAF?? This is an open thread.
The October surprise — it’s become something of a American tradition in electoral politics. What will Trump foist on the American public in a last-ditch effort to win re-election? This is an open thread.
A lot happened today involving the U.S. Postal Service, huh? Here’s a work-in-progress timeline of events related to the U.S. Postal Service crisis under leadership of Louis DeJoy.
Trump donor and appointee Louis DeJoy is deliberately and maliciously destroying the U.S. Postal Service; negligence can’t explain these actions. We’ve got work to do to save the USPS.
Those three things sure look like phones — like something you should be using to make phone calls ASAP. Call about what, you might ask? How about the U.S. Post Office?