This popped up on my Facebook…

Inb4 “why are you still on Facebook?” Boy, wouldn’t it be great if companies–and, say, the President of the United States–supported all companies that were forced to shut down because of the government-imposed lockdowns, and not just minority-owned businesses? Between the Platinum Plan, the new American Dream Plan, and almost every piece of legislation toContinue reading “This popped up on my Facebook…”

A few words of heroism…

A lot of people have been calling Glenn Greenwald’s decision to leave The Intercept, which he helped found, brave and heroic. Indeed, it takes some guts to quit a job for whatever principled reasons. But there’s a reason why Greenwald and, before him, Andrew Sullivan and Bari Weiss, were able to take this kind ofContinue reading “A few words of heroism…”

Not sure about that whole Substack thing…

I know a few good people who have turned to using Substack to promote their work. Even Tucker Carlson promoted it last night as some kind of free speech alternatively to social media companies. Well, I just checked their terms and conditions. This stood out from their publisher agreement: Reading further on the Acceptable UseContinue reading “Not sure about that whole Substack thing…”

>Let’s celebrate the achievements of women>No, not like that Apparently, Girl Scouts also replied to people complaining about the inclusion of Amy Coney Barrett on their post about ~female empowerment~ with “keep scrolling,” which infuriated quite a lot of people, including adults such as actual real U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley (who, as you may recall,Continue reading

Just getting started here…

New blog, who dis? I figure I’d start off with a relatively easy target before 8 AM: The Bulwark. Imagine how out-of-touch you need to be to be a “conservative” website but then running two articles, above the fold, trying to make the case for Biden on perhaps the two issues that Trump has beenContinue reading “Just getting started here…”