Some wrong ideas just never seem to die. One such is the notion that voting system testing labs weren’t properly accredited in the past, and so some elections should be nullified. Examining why this doesn’t check out–and where it comes from.
With the election in the rear-view mirror, Joe Biden headed to the White House, and Trump back to Mar-a-Lago, it’s time to take stock.
No matter who the nominee, they will be slimed by the right-wing machine. Vote for who you like, but steel yourselves to the coming onslaught.
I will vote for any Democratic nominee against Trump. But I do have my favorites.
(Featured image: The Prologue and the Promise, Robert McCall)
The movie Back to the Future in the 1980s imagined a millennium with flying cars and hoverboards. My “Utopia” is more pragmatic and less fanciful. I don’t want flying cars. I just want some irritants to go away and some basic problems solved. I wants some checks that are sitting right in front of us, forgotten, to be cashed.
This NYT interview with two Ukrainian oligarchs gives an inside view into how right-wing dirt peddled by the likes of John Solomon and Sean Hannity is manufactured
I’ve sat through speeches by CEOs with my brain melting from the unceasing assault of platitudes. We all have. The future looks bright, every graph is rising, every employee is dedicated, every manager is a leader, we have one mission and our ideas will shake up the business.
What I didn’t know is that apparently some CEOs get drunk on applause and come to believe their nonsense.
Many people noticed the Ali Velshi/Stephanie Ruhle interview with Starbucks founder and currently unaligned Presidential candidate for 2020, Howard Schultz. It was trenchant.
Do the arguments against killing the filibuster hold up?