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Why did the madness take over people’s minds?
For all these years, since 2016, there is that agonizing question: why did people we thought were intelligent and rational vote for Trump? My current answer — which I admit emerges from a sort of intellectual stupor coming from the … Continue reading
Posted in COVID-19, Politics, Propaganda, The Facts of Life, Trumpism Tagged amygdala, COVID, Gab, Jim Carrey, Joe Biden, MAGA, New York Times, Randy Witt, Sheryl Stolberg, Twitter Comments Off on Why did the madness take over people’s minds?
Did you know the IRS will lower our taxes all by itself to adjust for inflation?
Oh, yeah? Well, I didn’t. And this is a big WOW, in the category of “What good government can do for us ordinary people when we vote for good governers.” So much for know-it-all me about Medicare and COLA. Seems … Continue reading
Posted in Good Things Happening, Government, Law, suits and order, Politics, The Facts of Life, Trumpism Tagged chained Consumer Price Index, Consumer Price Index, GOP, inflation adjustments, IRS, Jim Tankersley, lower tax rates 2023, New York Times, tax rates and inflation, Trump Comments Off on Did you know the IRS will lower our taxes all by itself to adjust for inflation?
Everyone is right to be furious over this NYT headline
Here’s the headline and the equally skiddy sub-head: Jan. 6 Hearings Give Democrats a Chance to Recast Midterm Message With their majority at stake, Democrats plan to use the six high-profile hearings to refocus voters’ attention on Republicans’ role in … Continue reading
Posted in Law, suits and order, Politics, Propaganda, The Facts of Life, voting rights Tagged Annie Karni, Baltimore Sun, GOP, Hakeen Jeffries, January 6 hearings, Luke Broadwater, New York Times, Politico, Sean Patrick Maloney Comments Off on Everyone is right to be furious over this NYT headline