Rest in peace, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. You fought for us for so long. Now it's our turn.
Long past time to move on
For many of us as individuals, the wounds from 9/11 may never heal. But it is long past time for all of us to let go of our collective mourning and allow the national wounds inflicted by 9/11 to scar over.
Reminder: We will probably not know who won the election until December. Try not to let the results on November 4th destroy you, but don't celebrate them either. And don't believe Trump if he claims victory prematurely.
Another COVID-19 meme debunking – “this is what collapsed the world economy”
Anyone who shares the meme above is either grossly misinformed, naive, or a liar. Here's why.
Don’t believe the latest CDC/COVID-19 comorbidity lies (updated)
This meme, taken from Facebook, is false. It's disinformation, as is any similar meme or comment or Tweet that implies the CDC has been dishonestly overstating COVID-19 deaths.
Never forget that Hitler raised employment, boosted the German economy, and was all about Germany first, for the (white, Aryan non-Jewish) Germans. If you're saying "Look at how low Trump got unemployment" and "The Trump stock market and my 401k are great" and "America first," you're saying the same things the Germans initially did about... Continue Reading →
If you ever wanted to know what you'd do while the Nazis took over Germany, look around at how you're responding to white supremacists and radical rightists shooting protesters in Kenosha, how you're responding to federal agents using tear gas to clear Lafayette Park in DC for Trump to do a propaganda photo op, how... Continue Reading →
Food for thought: if requiring a stamp to mail in a ballot is a poll tax and thus against the 24th Amendment, then what is requiring people to take time off work in order to vote?
A response to a mail-in voting critic on Facebook
In-person vote fraud happens, but rarely. So does mail-in vote fraud, but also rarely. The question isn't whether mail-in voting has fraud, but whether the fraud is any worse than in-person voting. And the answer is a resounding "no."
Maybe it's just me, but the last time I read the US Constitution it didn't mention capitalism. So why, when democracy and capitalism come into conflict, do so many people choose capitalism over democracy?