“It’s against the Geneva convention,” stated one expert. “No human being should be forced to endure this shit sober.”… Read More BREAKING NEWS: Day Drinking Totally Acceptable Now
All right, all right, all right, this isn’t a proper blog post, but: Bernie Sanders has just won Michigan! The race was neck-at-neck and some are calling it a big upset because of how far Sanders was behind Clinton not too long ago. With the losses sustained over Super Tuesday, my morale definitely took a… Read More Update: Let’s Take This Moment… to #FeelTheBern!
Originally posted on nerd on the bridge:
In the heartland of America, betwixt homesteads billowed by corn fields, elephants trumpet, patriots, of moral rectitude, imbued by founding fathers to alter the course of time that waits on no man. God’s own country, violated, by the enemies of celibacy and women left irate for exploitation of…
“In the future days which we seek to make secure, we look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms. The first is freedom of speech and expression — everywhere in the world. The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way — everywhere in the world. The third is freedom… Read More Quotable Quickie: Four Freedoms
I was walking out of my last class of the day, when I flipped through my e-mails and saw this: And my reaction went something like this: (Well, on the inside, at least. No use getting kicked out of school just a few months away from graduation now.) Bernie Freaking Sanders just won the New… Read More #FeelingTheBern in New Hampshire: The Work is Far From Over
The Democratic Iowa caucuses – what a nail biter! In case you haven’t heard, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were neck and neck in Iowa last night. Following the topic #IowaCaucus on Twitter can give you a good summation of the evening. Ultimately, Clinton and Sanders basically tied – Clinton pulled ahead by just 6 delegates, decided in… Read More Who Else Followed the Iowa Caucuses?
This just killed me today. I had to share it with you darlings. Here’s Stephen Colbert’s lovely reaction to Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Trump. Enjoy. And watch the original endorsement video here: Palin: “This is going to be so much fun.” Oh you betcha, Mme. Palin. It so is. [Header image source: Rolling Stone]
All right, I’m no special snowflake. During last night’s Democratic Debate, Amanda Palmer asked for people’s thoughts, which she would then more likely than not retweet. Still though, AMANDA FUCKING PALMER. But I digress. Did you watch the Democratic Debate? I surprised Moose with a trip to downtown Portland, where local Bernie 2016 organizers were… Read More Democratic Debate Round 4 (Also: Amanda F*cking Palmer Retweeted Us) #DemDebate
“The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.” – Bertrand Russell (1872 – 1970) Yesterday, President Obama announced a plea of executive action: common sense gun control laws now. I’m not going to get into any gun rights debates today – maybe tomorrow, but not today. Mr. Russell’s words above represent my feelings on… Read More Quotable Quickie: On the Divisive Issue of Gun Control (and Everything Else We Like to Twist Our Knickers Over)
To ask about the meaning of life would sound more novel right now than questioning the electability of the Democratic Socialist senator from Vermont. Bernie Sanders. Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump. It’s all half the Internet’s talking about these days – and will be for the next year, unfortunately. Apologetically, I am part of that uproarious half. I promise… Read More Bernie Sanders: Does He Have a Chance? [Awarded: Most Original Question Ever]
Feeling angry, pumped, and relieved this wintry Oregon morning. On Thursday, December 17th, the Bernie Sanders campaign announced they had surpassed an incredible 2 million individual contributions – the majority of which were under $200. Whew, and check this out: Aides said that Sanders had raised $1.1 million on Wednesday alone and $2.4 million since announcing… Read More Saturday Songbird: Sanders Ain’t Gonna’ Take It
This Trump phenomenon is frustrating, for sure, but it’s also extremely fascinating. It boggles my mind, particularly the emotional side, which is inclined to flip tables over at the insanity of even the prospect of a dangerous bigot such as Trump becoming President.
However, simply thinking that Trump supporters are idiots and bigots is – well – far too simplistic.… Read More “Welcome to Team Trump”