One man’s journey from right to left, and all the evils he encountered on the way.
“The LDS Church can distinguish itself from the ideological bone pits of evangelical Christianity only because of its emerging left wing.”
Part 1–Exploring how Wanda Maximoff became the deepest character in the Marvel universe.
While we enjoy our hiatus and continue to recover from the psychological napalm bombing that was 2020 (first vaccine appointment tomorrow!), take a listen to my follow-up podcast about the 2021 Dodgers. We talk about Trevor Bauer, expectations for the team, and many other Dodger-related items. https://www.buzzsprout.com/1207238/8081204
From the Home Office (and with apologies to Dave): 10. Mandatory Lions 9. John DeLorean 8. Dora The Explorian 7. Ban midchlorians 6. Danerys Tanglorian 5. Rudy Guiliorian 4. Iron Mandalorian 3. Hydroxychlorilorian 2. Randapaulalorian And the number one way to mispronounce “Mandalorian” 1. Mandy Patinkin
"If you reduce government merely to the diffident whims of a single individual, there are few (if any) limits on the damage one can do to the existing civic order. Destroy it all, and the man yet stands,—seemingly stronger than before, since he has outlasted his own destruction.”
“Trump is the apotheosis of white nationalist politics: the long-awaited love child of Ayn Rand and George Wallace.”
Don’t buy it for a second. He burned the building down and wants to move on to his next arson. Never forget, wherever he slithers. #fascism #incompetent #sedition
“Trump’s ever-lengthening list of purported barbarians at the gate—blacks, immigrants, protesters, socialists, the “radical left,” Antifa—provides a ready-made list of societal enemies always ready to pounce on white Americans at a moment’s notice. The more brilliant, and devious, part of the scheme is to recognize that if white Americans are preoccupied with hating their neighbors, they are unlikely to save any concern for Trump’s relationships with more distant (though actual) monsters such as Putin, Kim, and Erdogan.”
Given crippling depression and unyielding writers’ block, I thought I’d do a pictorial year in review. Steve’s Year In Review 2021 awaits, teeth bared.
Note: As we come to the end of the year, I have had little to add to the dumpster fire of this Administration. While in little mood to write things that are either obvious (Trump is a fascist) or repetitive (Trump is unfit/insane/stupid/a monster), I did remember a series of essays I wrote on the … Continue reading Cobra Kai: Season 2, Episode 1