My Democratic district meeting was packed!

There are easily 3X as many people here as at a usual meeting. #AZLD28Dems pic.twitter.com/iOvArg3WmC — Donna Gratehouse (@DonnaDiva) February 8, 2017 I was told the total number of attendees was about 160, so maybe not quite a triplefold increase but more than twice our usual number. I’ve lived in Arizona Legislative District 28 since […]

CLICKBAIT: This take on both David Brooks and “identity politics” is everything!

From Timothy Burke, Professor of History at Swarthmore College, comes a magnificent rebuttal to David Brooks’ latest pile of festering sanctimonious hooey in the New York Times. Swarthmore thoroughly pastes Brooks for his tedious habits of hypocrisy and useless moralizing, but he also takes down the “identity politics” canard peddled by guys like Mark Lilla […]

It’s worse than normalizing Nazis, it’s making them look cool

I don’t plan to post much before the new year because I’m still processing the debacle to our country but I am on social media a lot (it’s my time suck I don’t judge yours!) and a pair of Tweets I did the other night got a lot of hits, so: Some people watched Mad […]

White Arizonans will show us who they are this election

Only redeeming feature of Trump's candidacy is that it shows you who people are, for good or for ill. This is great. https://t.co/YQQNqFQ3Ue — Jon Lovett (@jonlovett) November 7, 2016 Fucking trolls took the blog down again a few weeks ago so I was unable to post until now. Which turned out to be okay […]

Deplorable AZ GOP chair Robert Graham won’t be casting stones at a guy simply for being rapey!

Here’s AZ GOP Chair Bob Graham, standin’ by his man “Let him who is without sin, cast the first stone.” PHOENIX – This afternoon Chairman Robert Graham of the Arizona Republican Party released the following statement in support of Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump. “Let him who is without sin, cast the first stone.” As […]

You better accept the “nice” misogynists, ladies, or you’ll force us to run really gross ones!

Right wing dude barfed this “wisdom” up about Trump, in the wake of recent further revelations of what a nasty, rapey scumbag the GOP Presidential nominee is. Mitt Romney: Faithful family man.Stands by wife with M.S.Went out of his way to hire women.Polite, G-rated. Dems: "WAR ON WOMEN!!!" — Dan McLaughlin (@baseballcrank) October 7, 2016 […]

Had it happened on Al Gore’s watch.

Presidential! Imagine it, Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001. Two planes crash into the World Trade Center. Another crashes into the Pentagon. Still another crashes into a field in Pennsylvania. Imagine if Al Gore had been President that day. Do you believe Gore would enjoy a 90% approval rating on September 24, 2001? I don’t. I […]