Category Archives: Teh Narrative

Worst Populism Bid Evar

CircleD’s and their own lens Trump is perceived as a populist [I'm only talkin' about perceptions, here -- Reality is not Winning] Teh CircleD’s see that Populism thang went over well in the last election. Therefore Teh CircleD’s are trying to look Populist — yanno, “just like You and Me™!” How, one might ask? Speaking [...]

ToDaZeD oops-Truth

and Creepy™ Admission Over a period of twenty months, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy repeatedly concedes that the Agency’s sweeping climate-regulation of America’s fossil fuel-fired power plants will have no impact on the Earth’s climate. McCarthy openly admits that the Clean Power Plan “is not about end of pipe controls.” Instead, she says the rule is [...]

Equality Before The Law?

a nation of men – not of Laws In taking their first crack at President Donald Trump’s immigrant travel ban Monday, judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit resorted to hypothetical situations to make up for a lack of precedent when forming their questions. …Judge Paul Niemeyer jumped in with his [...]

All about who’s First!

Found near San Diego: In a paper published today in Nature, researchers describe broken bones of a mastodon (an extinct relative of elephants) and battered rocks from a site in southern California. The team argues the remains demonstrate humans were in the Americas 130,000 years ago, in the early late Pleistocene epoch. If they are [...]

Whatcha doin’ on Teh InnarToobz?

everybody knows! First off — who knew Congress could disapprove of a regulatory rule proposed by the Regulatory .Gov?!?? From the document being disapproved: … the current federal privacy regime… does not now comprehensively apply the traditional principles of privacy protection to these 21st Century telecommunications services provided by broadband networks. That is a gap [...]

Again I Say…

Department of Redundancy Department aaaand yet another try from the CA Legisthieves to dump the idea that the .gov can dictate what time it is and then change it around for no good reason twice a year. Here’s the sensible, ProggieLogyk™ argument for keeping the changes: “Let’s just not ignore the fact that people are [...]

ToDaZeD NewSpeak

Irony Is Dead Edition EMOTIONAL LABOR – noun: the exertion of energy for the purpose of addressing people’s feelings making people comfortable, or living up to social expectations Yeah… like when someone gets all panty-twisted about a microagression? or doesn’t show up for work and you gotta do their damjob cuz they’re having a Special [...]

A Day Without Womyn: I’m goin’ with it!

so long as I can choose which womyn… Bringing people together… “A Day Without a Woman,” whose organizers include Women’s March co-chairs Tamika Mallory, Carmen Perez and Linda Sarsour, is taking place in solidarity with the International Women’s Strike*, which has partners in over 50 countries. We recall Carmen Perez, co-founder of Justice League NYC [...]

ToDaZeD srsly?

Logyc does not translate? A Mexican congressman went to great lengths — and heights — Wednesday to illustrate why he believes that President Trump’s controversial U.S.-Mexico border wall is “unnecessary” and “totally absurd.” So a congressman from one country is workin’ real hard to demonstrate his outrage that another country will not allow the congressman’s [...]

Homegrown Kompromat

and bullshitte. but mostly bullshitte. In the final hours of Barack Obama’s presidency, some White House officials reportedly raced to spread and preserve information about possible communications between associates of then-candidate Donald Trump and Russians. NYT article here, in case you can see it. According to The Times, after Obama asked for an investigation into [...]