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Can you please not, The Left, with this?

Clintonism caused the rise of Trump. Another Clinton presidency will only make it worse. Lesser evil merely paves the way to greater evil. — Dr. Jill Stein (@DrJillStein) July 4, 2016 Every time Jill Stein opens her mouth I'm reminded how shoulder to shoulder LWNJs & RWNJs sit. Politics is a circle. https://t.co/EUAH3GM2f5 — Jennifer […]

Cathi Herrod’s very bad, no good week continues!

Cathi Herrod, who heads the execrable Religious Right organization the Center for Arizona Policy, is a bigoted and contemptible human being, as we all know. But I have to say that I’ve always had a sort of grudging respect for her ability to remain resolute and unruffled even in the face of enormous amounts of […]

Feelings are not necessarily a solid basis for laws

Helpful Venn Diagram to illustrate the ideal relationship between your feelz about something that likely has nothing to with you and what the law over it should be I was disappointed to see AZ Republic‘s Linda Valdez had gotten lured in by the anti-pot hysteria, as she is now leaning against legalization in Arizona based […]

Why is it the DNC’s fault that young people aren’t voting?

Looks like most of us have some ‘splainin’ to do about our voting regularity I've tried to understand the DNC's strategy to engage younger voters and I'm at a loss. — deray mckesson (@deray) June 19, 2016 DeRay Mckesson is a great activist, who is running for Mayor of Baltimore under a platform of civil […]

Read this now about the Second Amendment!

Bigotry and Bullets: How White Male Privilege is Literally Killing Us https://t.co/9O4w4tn13a via @docrocktex26 — Propane Jane (@docrocktex26) June 15, 2016 Read every bit of this Storify stream of tweets. So that when you get that catch in your throat, where you feel like you have to nod your head and agree with the frothing […]

About that warning that Donald Trump will go left in the general

Only people Trump going left appeals to are people who weren't bothered by his racism and misogyny. https://t.co/9C7kyCGUtA — Donna Gratehouse (@DonnaDiva) May 6, 2016 There have always been those on the Left who consider feminism, anti-racism, and LGBT activism to be distractions from the real work of “economic justice” or whatever it is they […]

Great people you want to give $5 mil to, Governor Ducey

AKA A Confederacy Of Jagoffs If you’re following Arizona politics right now you know that a big issue is Prop 123, which will be voted on next month here in a special election. It would significantly increase the annual distributions from the state land trust to schools and is touted as a solution to settling […]