Showing posts from July, 2021

Wingnut Wrapup

 It's been a while since I have done one of these, because the lunatic ravings of the right have become so repetitive that, for the most part, you've heard it all a hundred times before.  However, I think it's time to take a peak at what they are up to. I want to start with a new explanation that wingnuts are offering for the incredible weather disturbances we see regularly now, and that all sane people know are a product of global warming.  Of course, these jackasses, who are willing to literally kill themselves rather than admit the truth about Covid, have a thousand other explanations.  This is one I expect to see quite a bit in the future. Does anyone remember HAARP?  HAARP, or the The High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program, was a research project whose goal was to develop enhanced radio communication.  But to the right, it formed the basis of one of their most enduring bits of lying propaganda.  It was claimed (without a shred of evidence, of course, because it

Republicans Flip on Vaccination

Well, we can all see that happening in the last few weeks.  The question is, why?  And the answer is so blindingly obvious that I can't believe how many people, from the mainstream press to people like Thom Hartmann, who usually knows better, are so oblivious to it. I haven't been posting lately because what I have been saying for years is so obvious now that I don't see the need to add my little voice to the chorus, but this is an issue that really needs to be stated clearly. There is one reason for this change in attitude:  Until a couple of months ago, both Republican leaders and their idiotic followers believed the propaganda that the pandemic was a problem of blue States.  If people were going to die, it would be the residents of urban areas- Democrats, black people, pointy headed intellectuals.  And they were thrilled to compound their cheating in every way possible with the far more efficient prospect of simply killing their opponents off wholesale. But then, a coupl

On a Personal Note

 Don't know why Daily Kos published this cartoon, but anyone who knows me will know why I'm reprinting it: I drove down an Atlanta street a few days ago to meet someone at a restaurant.  By the time we finished our meal, the street had been closed down by a movie company.