Liz Cheney had the role of “The Lady,” but GOP menfolk don’t like a lady who talks back, so they want a script rewrite

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I never much liked Westerns, but I did enjoy the 1995 film The Quick and the Dead. Oscar material it wasn’t. The story was campy, the dialogue was clunky, the climax was as predictable as, well, a typical Hollywood Western climax, and the casting was just too much of a good thing. I mean there is only so much room on the screen to pack in Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lance Henriksen, you get the idea. …

You may want to reconsider which Party is working in your best interest

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I strongly suspect that when a good police officer in America — and I am sure you all understand what I mean by “good” officer; that is, the antithesis of Chauvin, and there are so very many good officers out there — first saw a sign at a protest that read “Defund the Police,” that officer probably felt some mixture of anger and horror, not to mention feeling deep resentment for the ways in which they are underappreciated. Perhaps that officer was inspired right at that very moment, if they hadn’t already done so, to send off a donation check…


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I’m sorry, but I am speechless. I don’t know what else to write on this. I didn’t believe it when I first heard it. I thought for sure it had to be hyperbole or a misrepresentation of what the law passed in Florida actually said. Well, it is not hyperbole.

As described, bluntly, by Vice News:

As of Monday in Florida, a gathering of three or more people can be labeled a “riot” — and if they’re blocking the road and you feel frightened, it’s generally OK to run them over with a car. …

No, Chauvin was found guilty because Floyd was murdered, Floyd’s life mattered, and FYI, BLM has never rioted

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On the afternoon of April 20th, I received a text message from a friend, “The verdict is gonna be announced!” I work from home. I dropped everything and raced upstairs and turned on the TV, and waited for the judge to emerge and read the verdict. My heart was racing, thumping so hard I would have sworn somebody standing next to me would have heard the thumping, but I was alone. I wished I wasn’t alone. The judge walked in, took his seat, and my heart raced even faster, and for a moment, I leaned forward in my chair and…

Women, children, minorities, LGBTQ not recommended to ride, and can cause irreversible brain damage

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I enjoyed roller coasters when I was younger. Of course there were always those warning signs before you could ride, things like you have to be a certain height, or warning that pregnant women shouldn’t ride, or, most amusingly to me, to not ride if you have a heart condition (a no-brainer, that one).

But those were simpler days, a simpler time. Now we have the GOP WildRide Roller Coaster. They need a big sign posted at the gate of this monster. The sign will note that you should be preferably a white male, though some white women might step…

She should have disguised herself as a white man with a MAGA hat, then she would have had no problems

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Georgia state Rep. Park Cannon was arrested and charged with felony obstruction and preventing or disrupting a general assembly session. What did she do? She was knocking on the door of Governor Kemp’s office as he signed into law new voting restrictions. Oh, excuse me, he was signing voting reform. He signed it with a collection of white men surrounding him.

There has been a lot of discussion of what was in this law, but perhaps one thing that didn’t get enough attention is this, quoting from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

The bill also will allow the State Election Board to…

Shoot self in foot. Reload. Repeat.

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I once fancied myself a political strategist. You know, one of those people who would offer advice on how to win elections. Right now, I am looking at Republicans and the Republican Party….and I am just kind of staring and blinking, scratching my head….and wondering, honestly, if what they are smoking is legal. I guess it is in a lot of States.

Since I am, in general, more sympathetic to the Democrat agenda and views (mainly because I am against racism, against sexism, against authoritarianism, against “ignorism”, in favor of things like facts and science, all of which make it…

Or put another way, doctors telling women “I could refer you to a psychiatrist.” (Wrong Answer)

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I am a woman suffering from long-hauler COVID (the colloquial term for someone who had COVID — I tested positive on November 9, 2020, and was mildly ill for a week — but who still has an odd collection of intermittent symptoms months later). Politics is my passion since everything involves politics; if there are two or more people in a room, then you have politics. …

Play your political cards right, and he could even be your friend

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I have long been an admirer of Bernie Sanders. I am so grateful to him for the success he has had over the past 6 years or so of pulling the word “socialist” up out of the “dirty word” category where it long languished and into the mainstream of respectable political discourse in America. I can remember when “socialist” was a word you just didn’t even dare utter to describe yourself, even among liberals and Democrats. I can remember when openly declaring that you liked socialist ideas was treated as the equivalent of burping at the family dinner table, greeted…

And I don’t know whether to laugh, cry, howl in rage, or just sigh.

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They say truth is stranger than fiction. Sometimes truth is simply more laughable, in a sad and pathetic way, than fiction. If the courtroom exchange below was from a screenplay someone was trying to peddle to a Hollywood studio, they’d be laughed out of the room, not because it lacked a good “liberal” angle, but because nobody would believe the irony of it all. This is the exchange from the hearing before the Supreme Court of the case of Brnovich V. Democrat National Committe on March…

Fay Wylde

A private person, now living mostly “off the grid.” I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science (and photo is from the 80s, I’m hopelessly nostalgic)

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