Tony Stark ( (Progressive Cafe)
Republicans come up with all kinds of red herrings to distract attention from the obvious fact that guns are the problem. Mental illness, too soon, thoughts and prayers - the list goes on. “Illegal immigrant” now from Greg Abbott, as if that somehow mitigates the deaths of 5 people and doesn’t even appear to be true. But this is who the GOP are. Only 50% of registered Texas voters voted in 2022. Thinking that your vote doesn’t matter because you live in a red county/state? What if it would?

Down there – he said – are people who will follow any dragon, worship any god, ignore any inequity. All out of a kind of humdrum, everyday badness. Not the really high, creative loathsomeness of the great sinners, but a sort of mass-produced darkness of the soul. Sin, you might say, without a trace of originality. They accept evil not because they say yes, but because they don’t say no.

–Terry Pratchett , “Guards! Guards!”

myrmepropagandist ( (
There are many different sides to the "Dave Debate" Should people named Dave exist? Should they have rights? Are they people at all? I'm not anti-Dave, in fact I am a great supporter of Daves. I just think we need to ask some questions. But if you ask these questions people get so mad. Shouldn't we at least have a sober reasonable discussion? What's wrong with that?
Elon Musk threatens to re-assign @NPR on Twitter to 'another company' by Bobby Allyn
Elon Musk has threatened to reassign NPR's Twitter account to "another company." In a series of emails sent to this reporter, Musk said he would transfer the network's main account on Twitter, under the @NPR handle, to another organization or person. The idea shocked even longtime observers of Musk's spur-of-the-moment and erratic leadership style.