July, 2021 archive
Republican Family Values, Maskless Marauders Dept. 0
I know that I am not the only one to notice the irony in the “Right-to-Life” party’s willingness to court infection and death, for school children no less, during a time of pandemic.
Scott Maxwell has more.
Premature Exhilaration 0
It’s one thing to relax restrictions.
It’s quite another to assume that the need for discretion is no more.
The Year in Rebuke* 0
Thom talks with Philip Rucker, one of the authors of I Alone Can Fix It.
*With apologies to Harry Shearer.
He Made the Cut 0
Our society is doomed.
Twits on Twitter 0
All the News that Fits, Vaccine Nation Dept. 0
At AL.com, Paul Gattis reports on doctors’ efforts to quell myths about and promote vaccination against COVID-19 in Alabama, the least vaccinated state in the country. It is an uphill battle.
Here’s an excerpt:
Arora (Dr. Aruna Arora, a neurologist and president of the Madison County Medical Society–ed) continued with this anecdote:
“I remember one particular elderly female who was literally trembling,” she said. “She was trembling because she knew COVID was running rampant but she started to cry because she was tuned in to some media stations and she was terrified of getting the vaccine because of all the reasons she felt that the vaccine would also be detrimental to her health. So therefore, an innocent human being was just paralyzed for making a decision for herself.”
Follow the link to learn what said “media stations” may happen to be.
More folks who just can’t seem to stop themselves.
Karen Karen-Like 0
They just can’t seem to help themselves.
Back to Basics 0
At the Orlando Sentinel, law professor Jeremy I. Lewitt cuts gets down to brass tacks on the kerfuffle about critical race theory:
Conservatives’ anti-CRT crusade is nothing more than a veiled straw man response to the nationwide embrace of racial justice and anti-racism by good white people.
Follow the link for the rest.
Vaccine Nation, Macho Macho Man Dept. 0
We are a society of stupid.
Video via C&L, which has commentary.
Auto-Immunity Deficiency Disorder 0
Alabama’s Mo Brooks aims at foot, pulls trigger.
The stupid. It does not just burn, it blazes.
The Freedom Fraud 0
Thom explains how Republicans have been trying to redefine “freedom” for a century.
Maskless Marauders 0