The only functional difference between an M4, and M16, and an AR15-style rifle is automatic fire on the military weapons. But the military trains its members to us semi-automatic fire, making rate-of-fire a distinction without a difference.
Donald claimed the mantle of a “nationalist” last night in Texas. He’s called his political opponents criminals and a mob. This is fascist rhetoric, and the only chance we have to stop America’s tilt toward fascism (short of violence) is voting in the Democratic Party everywhere.
Kevin Passmore’s definition of fascism has ten characteristics split across five main areas. Donald matches or partially matches all of the characteristics.
It isn’t just the fake God & Country crowd that’s pissed. And they shouldn’t be the only ones raising hell. A lot of noise is being made about NFL fans boycotting the […]
What version of America will you choose this November: a tolerant, democratic America that is governed by laws and strives to live up to its ideals, or a bigoted, authoritarian America where the laws don’t apply to everyone and fascist nationalism becomes the new ideal?
CTV is a giant leap ahead as we search for better ways of doing things that are bad for us. I’m doing a little project on Connected TV. CTV – aka Smart TV – is […]
Whatever power you will have begins with accepting who you are. I was fortunate enough to see Audre Lorde speak not long before she died. There was a moment that evening that’s […]
Jingoism and attacking our allies as foreign policy. Family separation and crimes against humanity and an ICE police state as immigration policy. Actual fascism. June’s 140 unique instances of loathsome behavior were some of the worst in a year of tracking Donald’s horrible behavior.
Why should I, or you, or anyone else in the United States follow the law? Serious question. One answer, obviously, is “because I don’t want to go to jail.” Aside from “I […]
Superheroes have childhoods too, you know… You can be anything in America, and anything can be you. To even put the costume on you have to believe somewhere in even the smallest […]