Trump Risked Lives Because He Was Bored!

Everyone is screaming over Trump’s absolute indifference to the safety of the Secret Service agents sworn to protect him at their risk of the own lives. The speculation is that he needed the adulation of his supporters, or that he wanted to keep the campaign momentum going, or that he couldn’t stand the idea of…

Trump: Biden 'happy' to endanger lives by doing what he thinks will help him politically

Low-Energy Don opened his lie-hole today and the grody innards of a Hieronymus Bosch painting spilled out. While his lies and misrepresentations weren’t as effervescent as usual, they were still pretty outrageous. It’s like Nixon fucked Eeyore and the resulting placenta decided to give a really tired, boring speech. x President @realDonaldTrump: “Biden's perfectly happy to endanger…

Vets Lives Matter

< p class=”is-empty-p”> Bill Maher has a repeating segment on his Friday Night tv program, which takes a satirical look at life, entitled, “ I Don’t Know it For a Fact…I Just Know It's True .” The Atlantic published a Jeffrey Goldberg article yesterday which is a scathing indictment of the President and his true feelings about…

Trump mocks Black Lives Matter protests and mask-wearing in one fell swoop

Jesus Christ, this asshole. At yesterday’s coronavirus presser/super-spreader event in Bedminster, New Jersey, Donald Trump sarcastically referred to the WASPy weirdos in attendance as “peaceful protesters.” It was his way of excusing their flouting of social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines. Because he’s just that big of a prick. Huffington Post: At the news conference held…

hate charges for CA couple who defaced a Black Lives Matter street mural

Reactionaries just do their Chad/Karen thing, believing that their speech rights trump others. In this case municipally sanctioned street murals do have some protections. x A Martinez, California couple defaced a Black Lives Matter street mural hours after it was complete, using black paint 😡 pic.twitter.com/RBJyMel4EV— HOT 97 (@HOT97) July 6, 2020 In California, two…

Our Lives Matter

I could go into a long pedagogical dissertation about allostatic loads or adverse childhood experiences but why complicate a simple premise. I will let the fear of a little girl speak for me: The above incident took place in upstate New York, in an area I lived near for three years in the early part…

Trump “presser”: “we saved millions of lives” (by killing 105,000)

In the Rose Garden, Trump continues his usual nonsense lying about “the greatest economy in the history of the world”. …the president said today is a great day for a man who was killed. Trump imagines George Floyd celebrating new jobs report from heaven: “Hopefully, George is looking down right now in saying this is…

shutdowns need to last 12 weeks to save lives, assuming that's the highest priority

Risky weeks ahead and until vaccines arrive. Meanwhile “Texas Attorney General tells county officials they can’t require face masks or issue stay-at-home orders”. Social distancing didn’t meaningfully reduce the number of deaths from the Spanish flu a century ago because it didn’t last long enough, says a new research paper that has implications for the…