What is the LDS “Church?” Do we believe in it? Does it believe in itself?
Some time ago, I wrote about the experience of belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during the era of Donald Trump. Even months ago, the circumstances were dire—a fascist political movement born of combat, infiltration, and destabilization, protected and nutured within the Church by a combination of pre-existing fringe sympathies, performative … Continue reading Impasse
Until 2020, white flight was always a physical manifestation. Public policy answers for it have always been hard to come by, but what happens when white Republicans simply secede from reality?
“Here's the last toast of the evening, here's to those who still believe All the losers will be winners, all the givers shall receive Here's to trouble-free tomorrows, may your sorrows all be small Here's to the losers, bless them all” -Frank Sinatra
Paper Bullets of the Mouth? Who would ever allow such a thing? Have they ever met me? And yet, what a pleasant time we had talking about Dodger baseball. A real pleasure after a tremendous season.
“Nelson even named the ‘many ills that plague our world, including hate, civil unrest, racism, violence, dishonesty and lack of civility.’ That this is a robust summary of Republican neo-Confederatism is hardly a coincidence.”
“Dear reader, I wish I could say that your quarrel is with a few dozen dead white merchants from the 18th Century, but they have been framed.”
A few minutes ago, Maricopa County put the last bullet in an already dying corpse, dropping a Biden +11 batch of ballots on top of an earlier batch out of heavily Democratic Apache. Barring some unpredecented tabulation error (and a pro-Biden surprise in North Carolina next week), the result will be 306-232, to go with … Continue reading Election Wrap and The Future
I had the Martinelli’s out of the refrigerator yesterday at 4. We put it back and it is still there. The first thing to understand, if you don’t already, is that the delays have nothing to do with the result, which is overwhelmingly likely to net Biden Pennsylvania, Arizona, Nevada, and Georgia, and Trump North … Continue reading Quick Note on the Election “Call”
We beat that sick, pathetic bastard.