I am far from alone in being amused at the right wing’s adopting the slogan “My body, my choice” when it comes to vaccine resistance. In fact, the idea of infringing on liberty as a justification by the right wing is very selective and far from consistent. I want to briefly explore that today.
Today’s article presents a challenge. On a national holiday I normally publish an article dedicated to it. On a Sunday I normally publish an article predicated on the biggest political story of the week just ended. Today is Independence Day or The Fourth of July as we commonly call it. If I had to sum up the biggest political story of the week just ended in a single word it would be: Thursday. Even then I’d be incomplete, too much popped that day. However, I think I can blend the two while covering some of Thursday.
Today’s article will cover two events. To me they were the biggest outrages of the week just ended (and that’s a pretty high bar to clear). Let’s explore. Continue reading A Moment And A Photo
The other day I wrote one of my periodic state of the 2020 Senate races articles. In it I could have been clearer about one of the Georgia Senate seats and I want to go into more detail today. I will also use today’s article as a sort of catch up article on several other events. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Clarification And More
About 10pm EST Friday night the White House announced that President Trump had fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick. This is part of a disturbing pattern. It’s amazing what an American president can get away with when most of the population is distracted by trying to survive a pandemic and another portion just wants an excuse to go out and play with their guns. Let’s explore. Continue reading Another Undercover Friday Night Trump Dump