Monthly Archives: May 2020

Tweet of the day

So last night our bookstore in Chicago was looted. I'll bet people were really disappointed when they got home and found that all they had to show for it was a handful of religious books. — Sister Anne (@nunblogger) May … Continue reading

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Will Trump leave office gracefully?

As long ago as Trump’s first year in office, I speculated that he was unlikely to leave office gracefully if he were defeated in 2020, that he would claim fraud and try to remain in office by force. There are, … Continue reading

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Misguided indifference

Mother Jones, whose editors ought to know better, denies that chain stores torched during rioting are part of their communities. As images circulated of businesses damaged in the Minneapolis protest, an old narrative of finger-wagging and false concern took over … Continue reading

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The end of the Trump cartoon show

Early polls point toward a decisive end to Donald Trump’s grotesque cartoon show. The most vulnerable incumbent is Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), who trails former governor John Hickenlooper by 18 points in a new Keating-Onsight-Melanson poll, up from 11 points … Continue reading

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Nutty tweet of the day

Who are the morons who convince themselves that they believe stuff like this? Continue reading

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