We’re in Bad Hands

THREAD — A timeline of Trump’s coronavirus statements: Jan. 22: “It’s going to be just fine. We have it totally under control.” Jan. 24: “It will all work out well.” Jan. 30: “We think we have it very well under control.” — Geoff Bennett (@GeoffRBennett) March 17, 2020

Unique Politicians?

Sometimes, it feels that all politicians are the same. This guy certainly feels different. I recall when I came across Amash years ago on Facebook, explaining each and every vote he made. The key to my political independence has been that I believe in the people I represent and trust their judgment, just as I’ve […]

In Summation

in summation— Trump is a genius but you can’t see his grades Trump is healthy but you can’t see his medical reports Trump is rich but you can’t see his tax returns Trump is honest but you can’t see the documents Trump is innocent but you can’t subpoena the witnesses — Jeff Tiedrich (@itsJeffTiedrich) January […]

Staying in the Republican Party

From The Liberty Hawk: I didn’t follow the post-2016 #NeverTrump Trend The day after the 2016 election, Evan McMullin called for principled conservatives to leave the Republican Party. Since then, there have been many conservatives who did just that, including several I highly respect like George Will, David French, and Justin Amash. But I had several […]

Don’t Punch Down

True or not, Sec Pompeo must have never been given the advice “don’t punch down.” https://t.co/r6zID2bwLY — Matt Edwards (@engineershope) January 25, 2020

The Ring of Power

From The Verge: But to compare Facebook to the power of the One Ring misses the lesson of Tolkien’s tale entirely: that such power, even when wielded by the greatest of people (Galadriel) or with the best intentions (Gandalf), is unfit for anyone to possess at all. If Facebook is the Ring of Power, by […]

Genocide Recognition

Per Fox: The man acknowledged the outburst was unrelated to the purpose of the event, stating, “No disrespect to you all, I’m glad you guys are getting recognized for your genocide, but this man is a f—–g liar!” Sounds like a Trump voter.