Category: Independent Thought
I don’t support the misuse of words and phrases, like calling peaceful trespassers “insurrectionists” or plastering the “groomer” label on everyone to your left. However, adults who introduce to children graphic cartoons and texts advocating anal activity, masturbation and sex acts (gay or straight) among children should be arrested. I can only conclude that such […]
The Right to be Left Alone
San Jose Sharks goalie James Reimer has become the second NHL player this year to refuse to wear a LGBTQIA+ Pride jersey. Reimer said on Saturday that he was remaining true to his Christian beliefs in a statement posted on social media. (The Post Millennial) Compulsory Symbolism Some people, with considered reason, oppose the mandatory […]
The Mask Debate, Pt MMCMCCLXLLXXXXVIII
The esteemed Cochrane Library published the results of their study of mask studies and their conclusion was unambiguous: Wearing masks in the community probably makes little or no difference to the outcome of influenza‐like illness (ILI)/COVID‐19 like illness compared to not wearing masks (risk ratio (RR) 0.95, 95% confidence interval (CI) 0.84 to 1.09; 9 […]
“Y’all Sound Racist, but I don’t Blame You”
#ScottAdams Oh shit!
“Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear.” I haven’t been comfortable with the rightwing infosphere for years. Sure, there are some reasoned thinkers out there, but I find most commentary from the right to be cherry-picked, facile, revanchist, backward-looking, reductive and derivative. Crazy cons are aiming their pea shooters at […]
What do you want?
“We want what other people want because other people want it, and it’s penciled eyebrows all the way down, down to the depths of the nth circle of hell where we all die immediately of a Brazilian butt lift, over and over again. But what is there to say? We know it, we know it, […]
Twitter Files Revealed “Dangerous Precedents”
Government-Media cooperation is never good.
Information Revolution (suppression)
Kurt Vonnegut and Matt Taibbi on the Federal Government’s domestic info ops.
Who do you Trust?
I made a comment at Z’s blog yesterday, in response to her asking us which news stories are pleasing us or bothering us lately. I decided to repeat and expand upon my comments here. I am so jaded, nothing bothers me too much anymore. I’ve been lied to and propagandized for so long, I am […]
Media: Rigged, Hacked, Illegitimate
If you win, it’s “the cleanest election in history.” If you lose, the electorate is already primed to throw a fit. It’s dirty, unpatriotic behavior and it’s now a routine element of all elections, coming from the Trump side and from officialdom. — Matt Taibbi