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Edward Abbey memorialized environmental resistance to mindless development in his tome The Monkey Wrench Gang. It essentially endorsed sabotage to thwart degrading of the natural world, for instance, putting sugar in the gas tanks of bulldozers that are about to plow under a nice area. However, advances in surveillance make...

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  • December 19, 2020

One of the reasons postulated for Trump’s campaign against mail-in ballots (except his own) is that he thinks Russia can hack the results if ballots are electronic only and therefore hackable by his master Putin. If that’s really his reasoning, that’s not likely to go well. I did some research...

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  • August 14, 2020

Deciding where to schedule Donald Trump’s next political rally is a little like finding a government site for spent nuclear fuel rods. No one wants it, and you’re certain to endanger innocent people. This isn’t merely annoying — like getting a second Olive Garden in your town when no one...

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  • June 16, 2020

People have now discovered that the Obama administration left the Trump administration a detailed pandemic response playbook, so there’s only one thing to do: Release the lying monkeys! Lie, my pretties! Lie! Trump and Kayleigh McEnany are now trying to dismiss the pandemic response plan Obama left for Trump as...

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  • May 14, 2020

Because it’s far more important to give Donald J. Trump credit for doling out cash than to stimulate a cratered economy ASAP, we get this execrable nonsense. The Washington Post: The Treasury Department has ordered President Trump’s name be printed on stimulus checks the Internal Revenue Service is rushing to send...

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  • April 15, 2020

Love this: x The day after the debate, Elizabeth Warren bought a full page ad in Sheldon Adelson’s newspaper saying Sheldon Adelson will pay $2.3 billion the first year of her wealth tax. I think that’s called chutzpah. pic.twitter.com/dV7O3G8MJu— Jon Ralston (@RalstonReports) February 20, 2020 The morning after Sen. Elizabeth Warren savaged...

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  • February 20, 2020

The Cleveland Plain Dealer recently bemoaned the encroachment of Gym Jordan’s jock sweat on the city of Cleveland. His presence there was the result of a “hideously gerrymandered” district that was created prior to the 2012 election, and his constituents there are presumably beside themselves with revulsion. And now the man whom...

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  • November 23, 2019
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