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Climate Consensus (Bipartisanship no. 3)

By mike flugennockTuesday - August 27th, 2019Categories: 2020 Election, Party Animals, environment

Just so we’re clear, here: The GOP thinks climate change is a hoax, and the Democrats think Putin can shut off our power and freeze us to death by remote control.

Oh, yeah, and the Amazon rainforest — which provides 20% of Earth’s oxygen — is still on fire.

Good; that’s sorted, then.

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Golden Showers

By mike flugennockSunday - August 25th, 2019Categories: 2020 Election, Party Animals, Trumpism, environment, right wingnuts

So, just so we’re straight, here: Trump is pissing all over everybody, but the Democrats’ main complaint is that the GOP is behaving boorishly and insists on calling it piss – as they blow off impending global disaster and put the kibosh on a climate crisis debate.

Meanwhile, the Amazon rainforest is burning, and wildfires are raging in Africa.
The world is literally on fire and meanwhile, the Democratic Party insists “please, it’s not piss, it’s Chardonnay”.

We aren’t going to be able to “election” our way out of this. It’s time to vote in the streets.

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When You Can’t “Buy In”

By mike flugennockTuesday - July 30th, 2019Categories: 2020 Election, Health Care, Party Animals, elections

It isn’t just that Kamala Harris has the gall to straight-up rip off the name “Medicare For All” for her hack-ass healthcare proposal, nor is it just the convoluted, typically technocratic Rube Goldberg nature of her grand plan, nor the fact that it builds on the “success” of Obamacare – a healthcare policy written by the Heritage Foundation. It’s the fact that Kamalacare involves the health insurance industry – the heart of the very problem we’re trying to eliminate.

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