War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. - 1984, George Orwell
Since July 1, 2017, I've amassed 3124 unique instances of Donald Trump being a horrible person, including nearly 200 examples of overt fascism. Given today's events, it's time to remind people just how horrible he truly is.
Never equate tactical strength with political strength. Turning of the White House lights off improves the tactical situation for the Secret Service and military that protect the President, but it shows profound political weakness for the President to be so afraid of the people.
Silence is acquiescence. Silence is acceptance. Silence is approval. I will not be silent.
Anarchists may be antifa, but not all antifa are anarchists. Literally everyone left of actual fascists should be antifa - progressives, liberals, greens, neoliberals, moderates, neoconservatives, conservatives, and libertarians.
There's not a lot of change from last week to this week's COVID data, except that number of of new cases, hospitalizations, and deaths per day is stabilizing, rather than continuing to drop.
Men must fumbleA errawhile with error to separate it from truth, I think- as long as they don't seize the error hungrily because it has a pleasanter taste. - A Canticle for Leibowitz, Walter M Miller Jr.
If you are a white supporter of the #GeorgeFloyd protests who is smashing windows and looting during/after protests, YOU ARE NOT HELPING. Sit this one out. And if you're an opponent of the protests just trying to make them look bad, you're a disgusting excuse for a human being.
But there was no substitute for reality; one should beware of imitations. - The Fountains of Paradise, Arthur C. Clarke