The insurrection succeeded

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The January 6 insurrection failed, right? The objective of the insurrection was to stop the certification of Joe Biden as president, and in the end, he was certified, so they failed. But that perspective ignores the insurrection’s longer-term goal. The insurrection’s purpose was to stop the government from functioning in the normal way. That includes … Continued

Happy Boxing Day (no offense)

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Today, December 26, is known as Boxing Day in some parts of the world. If you don’t celebrate Boxing Day, were you offended that I wished you a happy Boxing Day? Or did you just say, “Whatever, thanks, I guess.” And if you do celebrate Boxing Day, were you offended that people who talk to … Continued

A bad day for cynicism, corruption, and evil

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For years now, it’s been hard to be a citizen. Cynical and corrupt people appeared to be succeeding in using modern media tools to bamboozle and subvert the political desires of normal, rational folks. In short, it has seemed as if there’s no penalty for lying, deception, and outright lawbreaking. I have wanted to believe … Continued

The Rationalist Papers 2022: voting to preserve democracy

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It’s a fundamental principle of democracy. If you lose, you concede. You accept the results of elections, whether you win or not. And that principle is on the ballot in 2022. Whatever your political ideology, I’m betting you’d like to have a say in future elections. Here’s why, in states like Arizona, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, … Continued

Political Ad

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Bad politician is bad. Very bad. He kills puppies. He eats babies. He is a communist fascist just like the well known fascist communist leader of his party, shown here in a distorted slanted photo. If elected, he and his corrupt fascistocommunist buddies will kill babies, eat puppies, take away your rights, and raise your … Continued