Category Archives: Politics

Safe to Ignore

By | January 16, 2021

I’ve heard and seen in several places that people on the alt-Right should get prepared for the declaration of “Marshall” law. Then there’s this report which confirms that martial law is being discussed at the highest levels. First, whatever wiggle room people in the middle (like me) wanted to believe existed between Trump’s rhetoric, and… Read More »

Votes against election certification to factor into Cummins’ political giving

By | January 13, 2021

Cummins Inc. has said it will consider whether lawmakers voted last week against certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory before making future donations to their campaigns, joining a growing list of companies that have said the GOP-led effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election results will factor into their political giving. Through its political action committee,… Read More »

Lisa Montgomery Is Executed After Supreme Court Clears Way – WSJ

By | January 13, 2021

According to a pool report from the Associated Press, “a female prison staffer standing over Montgomery’s shoulder leaned over, gently removed Montgomery’s face mask and asked her if she had any last words. ‘No,’ Montgomery responded in a quiet, muffled voice. She said nothing else.” Source: Lisa Montgomery Is Executed After Supreme Court Clears Way… Read More »

Trump finally faces reality — amid talk of early ouster

By | January 8, 2021

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared that “the president of the United States incited an armed insurrection against America.” She called him “a very dangerous person who should not continue in office. This is urgent, an emergency of the highest magnitude.” Source: Trump finally faces reality — amid talk of early ouster In case anyone… Read More »

Why Porn Stars Like Me Are Terrified of VP Kamala Harris

By | January 4, 2021

I respect Harris for seeing gays and women of color through a compassionate lens. After four years of Vice President Mike Pence, it’ll be nice to see someone make the executive branch empathetic again. Still, I doubt Harris’s executive empathy will extend to exotic dancers, porn stars, strippers, prostitutes, or erotic masseuses: The vice president-elect… Read More »

Even If It’s ‘Bonkers,’ Poll Finds Many Believe QAnon And Other Conspiracy Theories

By | January 1, 2021

Misinformation about the election and the coronavirus is also gaining a foothold in American society, according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll. Source: Even If It’s ‘Bonkers,’ Poll Finds Many Believe QAnon And Other Conspiracy Theories The poll results add to mounting evidence that misinformation is gaining a foothold in American society and that conspiracy theories… Read More »

Extract or Die – Pirate Wires

By | December 29, 2020

Among many things, including talent, opportunity, and soft power, the technology industry has brought tremendous tax revenue to the Bay Area. The budget of San Francisco literally doubled this decade, from around six billion to over twelve billion dollars. With our government’s incredible, historic abundance of wealth, the Board of Supervisors has presided over: a… Read More »