Category Archives: Claire

wait… now I’m torn

cognitive dissonance Sure, I consider Zuckerberg the evial offspring of a nightmarish union between C3PO and Data; and the shenannigans of FB are …off-putting at best. Yet I read this and find myself …thought-challenged. [in Davos at World Economic Forum] …George Soros’ annual banquet… That night he began by warning in his quiet, shaking Hungarian [...]

ToDaZeD Phrase of Teh Week!

emo/ska band name or political manipulation trend? Look around at the many things that are… … a misuse of pathos. via Ace ONT

ToDaZeD we are all CA *facepalm*

Kelly Turnbull, to the White Courtesy Telephone Please So this happened. [Trump:] “The Democrats have to now decide whether they will continue defrauding the public with ridiculous bullshit, partisan investigations, or whether they will apologize to the American people and join us to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure, bring down the cost of health care and [...]

ToDaZeD Teh Crazy Years

“See how much I hate Meee!!!! !!! See how much I hate You !!! Don’t B a H8r — Vote for Meee!!!!“ [Joe Biden is running ] “You all know what the phrase rule of thumb means? Where it’s derived from? In English common law, not codification or common law, back in the late 1300s, [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

.gov as prepper? So some bureaucrats have recently been severely puzzled upon boarding the elevator at their workplace. A state building in Downtown Sacramento now has a “riot button” installed in its elevators. The button, with the word “RIOT” spelled out in black and white … …“Because nobody randomly puts a riot button in there,” [...]

ToDaZeD Interesting Question

pre-dawn …just, yanno, asking. for a friend. CNN exclusively captured then aired footage captured outside Stone’s South Florida home… The FBI Who, exactly, tipped off CNN “exclusively” to video a pre-dawn arrest? [and did the FBI really think Roger Stone was gonna come out gunz a'blazin? srsly?] [vid at linky]

ToDaZeD CA*Palm-to-the-face*

flaming f/u edition Speaking of low-functioning: PG&E while facing billions of $$ of liability for negligence in the raging CA fires have now filed for bankruptcy protections. Watchout overhead for the ginormous golden parachutes. *this is my shocked face* It needs to use the bankruptcy process, which will allow it to shed some of its [...]

ToDaZeD CA *palm-to-the-face*

Bold Words PrettyPretty Gavin Newsom is the noo governor of Kleptofornia. He gave this performance speech performance at his inauguration: At a time when so much of America is divided, we are united. Our people are big-hearted and fair-minded, when those qualities are more vital than ever. Then he lists instances of people behaving decently [...]

Gnu Ears Rant

goooootta rant Gotcher one step closer to 2020 right here: The United Nations Global Migration Compact was signed this week by 164 countries.

National Optimism Day!

days gittin’ loooonger