“their conservative base is increasingly embracing the idea that if they cannot win within the confines of the institutions and processes set up to reflect the preferences of a pluralistic society (free and fair democratic elections, protections for free speech and minority rights backed by courts, etc.), then they… Read more
Probably worth mentioning that the reason Democrats didn’t show up, and the entire reason they were assured there were not going to be votes in the morning, was so they could attend a 9/11 memorial service (I mean, you can just imagine the fucking right wing conniption that would accompany Democrats holding a surprise… Read more
I saw this at CES in 2010.
That’s her Indian name, Speaks to Managers
Wierdly the only places I see open carry is affluent suburbs. I was in rural Alaska one summer and a couple bears strolled through the middle of town. The locals were totally nonchalant about it. I asked a guy. “This happen a lot?” He’s like “Yeah. Wolves too sometimes but they usually wait until everyone is asleep.”… Read more
“Creating jobs” is a very go-to point a lot of rich business owners and politicians love to use. It was popularized around 9/11 and during the recession. It was never in the context that many think it means, which is being paid fairly.
He still thinks he’s crushing it, and sadly, so do his followers.
‘And that’s when the fire department rolled up on our house. Our dog started barking, and when we opened the door the firefighter pulled of their glove, reached in their pocket, and pulled out a treat. It was horrible, Steve.’