mangoselassie
mangoselassie
Jun 30
20

No need for the condescension. I make my point perfectly clear in the very next paragraph: A Democrat is likely to lose in Kentucky either way, and that McGrath—someone who received a lot more campaign contributions, had a huge head start, and outspent her competition—SQUEAKED out a win isn’t the vote of confidence Read more

Jun 30
11

McConnell ain’t losing so having this argument is just so pointless, but points for making me read “vote blue no matter who” the one millionth time this cycle.

Jun 29
9

Golly, we finally get peace talks in Afghanistan and it looks like we may be ending our $45 billion a year boondoggle over there after almost 20 years, but then the peace talks are sabotaged by this perfectly timed story with shady sourcing — a story which just so happens to be perfectly crafted to predispose Read more

Jun 29
2

It was Jorge Ben who educated me, too, as to the existence of quilombos, and what they were. (Ponta de Lança Africano) In Argentina, quilombo means chaos or a mess — presumably carried forward from the noble Brazilian origins (you know how Argentina and Brazil are!) Read more

Jun 19
40

The wypipo Midwestern vote must be appeased. The DNC’s been overcorrecting ever since they lost some of it in 2016. Read more

Jun 17
50

The Hashtag Resistance has embraced a number of questionable heroes during Trump’s term...waiting on Robert Mueller (former FBI director! the FBI is bad) to save us, lining up for James Comey (who just absolutely fucking sucks) to sign copies of his self-serving book, cheering on Michael Avenatti as he ripped off one Read more

Jun 14
1

Exactly. It’s a distinction Hungarian revolutionaries under Imre Nagy (Red Army soldier, NKVD spy, MSZDP member, DISZ favorite) understood quite well.

Jun 12
75

Every time I read another one of these I feel like some dude out there is saying to himself ‘and that’s why women shouldn’t run shit.’ Read more

Jun 10
1

Now, that doesn’t mean Biden’s a racist. Since when does being good friends with prominent racists, compromising with racists and voting for racist policies sometimes make you a racist?

Jun 9
3

They're too busy deriding the slogan to pay attention to the details. It's just unrealistic, don't you know! 

Jun 8
18

I’m seeing people criticising this post on the assumption that “Of course rates went down, people weren’t reporting.” This is not the case. Read more

Jun 8
9

its fantastic that de funding the police force is being embraced by the public but there are two groups of people who benefit from the bad apples narrative, cops and citizens who need the sense of security of a working police force. what these videos have done, including the actions of the buffalo squad, have revealed Read more

Jun 8
1

What’s shitty or disingenuous about the way the issue is being framed now?

Jun 8
2

If it weren’t for the “loudest voices” this policy that you completely agree with wouldn’t even be on the table.