Playing With A Deck Of 52 Race Cards

“This is clear-cut evidence that the Civil Rights era cannot be over, that color-blind diversity does not rule the land, and America does not warrant the shameful and unearned expiation of racial sins Donald Trump offers to white voters in return for their votes.”

Stranded On A Desolate, Unrecognizable Planet Called Earth

On Friday night, after learning that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died and having accepted that Republicans would certainly destroy the legitimacy of all institutions to fill her seat without any thought to renewing their so-called electoral mandate, I could not bring myself to watch RBG or On the Basis of Sex, as we might … Continue reading Stranded On A Desolate, Unrecognizable Planet Called Earth

The Paper Bullets of the Brain Media Network

A few matters before we re-start our regular publishing schedule tomorrow (“Really, Steve, what does The Martian have to do with Ruth Bader Ginsburg?,” I hear you cry. And Rohan shall answer!). First, I’ve moved the email subscription box to the right, and made it easier to find. Much of the traffic is driven here … Continue reading The Paper Bullets of the Brain Media Network

Res Ipsa Loquitur

Daily Beast, September 19, 2020 “President Trump told supporters at a campaign rally in Minnesota on Saturday that they’re genetically blessed. “You have good genes, you know that, right? You have good genes. A lot of it is about the genes, isn’t it, don’t you believe? The racehorse theory. You think we’re so different? You … Continue reading Res Ipsa Loquitur

Shut Down The Electoral College

Did you or a loved one die in a blue state? Sucks to be you. Here’s some help explaining to your QAnon family member why the electoral college has got to go.

Talk is Cheap. A Republic is Expensive.

“So much is wrong with our current political structures, but re-electing Trump would be like throwing 97,000 eels into the bathwater with the baby, lighting the bathroom on fire, dropping a bomb on the house, and bulldozing the wreckage for a statue honoring Nathan Bedford Forrest. One can only assume we can do better.”


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