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.
Defining the far right isn’t really that hard when you’ve got a list of things they believe to compare them to.
Fascism is on the rise in America and our “experts” either don’t see it or don’t know what to do about it.
Here’s this gadfly’s prescription for bipartisan compromise Take the deal, with conditions. 1) Bipartisan oversight of the bidding process, including bipartisan vetting of bidders and whatever the usual public notice for comment […]
Poison pill? What poison pill? Maybe I’m cynical. As I read that, if this were to become law, all an opposition party would have to do to cut funding for a “program, […]
See also: our s@*t doesn’t stink Hi! It’s your friendly neighborhood gadfly, back to swing from your nose hairs for a moment. Common Dreams has a 90% excellent article up at the […]
The perfect metaphor for fiscal conservatism Update: January 11, 2019 CBS reports: GoFundMe “Trump Wall” campaign to refund all donors after falling short of $1 billion goal The refund announcement came a […]
Because this is how you get Trump in 2020. The Intercept just gave us a fabulous gift, by which I mean a gift filled with unreality and myth, that illustrates what our […]
At the moment, I’m thinking more along the lines of Jonah or Jeremiah I’ve got a friend who is an affected government employee. The expectation at the moment is that the last […]
If I were a politician, I’d be willing to give Donald his wall. But here’s my price.