But nothing can scratch the itch that is the TFG’s treachery like some kind of legal action directed at him, and that’s what we got on Monday. Continue reading But Her Emails
Meow from Finn. Continue reading Friday Catblogging: Ferdinand The…Cat?
Access to abortion is a very popular issue. The Democrats need to run on it. And oh yeah–voting works. Continue reading The Dog That Caught The Car
It wasn’t always like this here, but Trumpism is a strong poison with a long half life. Continue reading They Just Hate Women
After years of BIGGEST CROWD EVER PERIOD and fake Sharpie hurricane paths I hoped the Mad Hatter’s tea party would wind down. No such luck. Continue reading Beware The Jabberwock
Play stupid games, win stupid prizes. Continue reading Lock Them Up
I also understand that when your house is on fire you’re not dismissing first responders because they’re not charismatic enough. Continue reading We Don’t Need Another Hero
Little acorns, mighty oaks. Continue reading Friday Catblogging: Queen Of The Mountain
Do not go gentle into that good night. Continue reading Rage Against The Dying Of The Light
Well, whatever, nevermind. Continue reading Nothing Matters
Now we see the violence inherent in the system. Continue reading I’m Afraid of Americans
Another post from me about domestic terrorism in the United States. Continue reading Everything’s Coming Up Nazis
I think what we see in Navarro is the inchoate fury of a white man who has just realized that he is no longer protected by his economic stature or by the economic and political stature of his friends. Continue reading When Equality Feels Like Oppression
Both of the Uvalde police departments just flat out lied to everyone. Continue reading The Children Deserve Better
Welcome to A Very Special Episode of “We Live in a Hellscape”.
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Things are going to get pretty bad for a while. Stay safe everyone. Continue reading Slouching Toward Bethlehem
This photo is from the 1992 March For Women’s Lives which drew half a million protestors, making it one of the largest protests ever in DC at that time. I was there. And 30 years later, I’m still having to fight for my rights. Continue reading We’re Not Going Back
Bonded kitty pairs add a lot of joy to life. Continue reading Catblogging: It Takes 2, Part 2
Vent, for sure. But then get to work. A radical white supremacist faction is running the GOP. This fight is our collective responsibility. Continue reading Triumph Of The Swill
Over the weekend the Utah Democratic Party voted to not put up a candidate to run against the insurrectionist Mike Lee. Continue reading O Utah Democrats, Where Art Thou?
It’s hard to believe how small our kitties were when we adopted them when they were 8 months old. Continue reading Friday Catblogging: It Takes 2, Baby
Time and distance and Covid have changed how we all relate to each other. No, not with how we still kiss and hug when we see each other. Instead, we all chose to focus on the joy we had at all being together again instead of the long-running disagreements highly opinionated people will always have. Continue reading You Can Go Home Again
I imagined other “milestone” birthdays ahead of time: what I’d be doing when I was 25, or 30, or 50. For some reason I never thought ahead to what I’d be doing when I was 60. Continue reading Nowhere To Go But Everywhere
It seems unbelievable to me that the Republican Party has gone so completely off the deep end, but every week some element of the group says “Oh, you think we’re nuts? Hold my beer.” Continue reading The American Taliban Had A Good Week
Who would have thought that cultivating unhinged loonies like Cawthorn would come back to bite the GOP in the ass? You hate to see it. Continue reading Eyes Wide Shut
What struck me at the end of the day, having watched or listened to most of the Republican committee members, was how openly angry they all were.
Continue reading Eleven Angry Republicans
You can tell a lot about people from looking at their priorities. Continue reading Where Are You Now, Jonah Ryan?
I was really interested in the Canadian trucker protest, so when I read that there were American truckers who wanted to imitate it, I was initially worried because of how much Americans love their guns. There was talk of driving into Washington, DC on the day of the State of the Union speech and of driving by the White House to tell President Biden how they felt about mask and vaccine mandates. Washington, DC is shut down pretty securely for the SOTU speech, so the big rally on The Mall turned out about 2 dozen people, most of them there … Continue reading The Unbearable Whiteness Of Being: USA! USA! USA! Edition