Bullshit merchant Dana Loesch’s claim that the NRA isn’t a “lobby group” is patently false As a mostly impartial gadfly, I try hard to be fair. What I seek are sound arguments, […]
If 17 matter here but not 50,000 there, it’s not about kids Status update: Flu: day the next. Facebook: still a parade of sanctimonious headlines. Running out of fucks to give. Yes, […]
Ohio Governor is making headlines for “breaking with the GOP on gun control.” Not so fast, Governor. Until Friday, February 16, two days after the mass shooting in Parkland, FL, his wepage […]
That doesn’t mean the Democratic one isn’t just a placebo…or worse Update 17 Feb 2018 Now even less safe for work. [NSFW WARNING: Graphic content. You do NOT want to see the […]
Arming teachers doesn’t protect students, it turns schools into one-stop shopping for would-be school shooters.
Good arguments require good facts My job as self-appointed Gadfly Supreme, Pedant General, and Defender of Truth, Justice, and /or the American Way is simple. I generally try to put my own […]
So many Americans are disdainful of and resentful towards the “undeserving poor.” Now, Cadet Bone Spurs (h/t Senator Duckworth) has a new plan to give people on food stamps at least half […]
Wherein I try a new troll…#indiesplaining As with everything else, I’m no expert. I’m just some rando doing some supposing about things when a headline catches the eye. Right now I’m thinking […]
In 1994 I learned a set of characteristics that apply to authentic fascists and under what conditions they can come into power. Based on this definition, I said Donald was a fascist before the 2016 election. Since he’s been in office, the evidence in support of that contention has grown much stronger.
I’m almost embarrassed for The Guardian for pushing this story Fake news sharing in US is a rightwing thing, says study “Low-quality, extremist, sensationalist and conspiratorial news published in the US was […]