The Very Definition Of “Treating The Symptom”

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails: A commenter posted: “You don’t have to solve — or even understand — complex moral, cultural, and social problems to reduce their lethality.” If we limit magazine capacity, people still will die, but not as quickly. That’s what it means to “reduce their […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Just Another Kid Concerned About The Environment

Greta Thunberg seems to be for Swedish environmentalists what Alexandria “Tide Pod Evita” Ocasio Cortez is for American progressives; overconfident, undereducated, and very, very overpromoted. I’ll give her this much, though; unlike the folks flying in private jets and ocean motor yachts to climate conferences, the girl – who […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Comrades In Caricature

When the Babylon Bee just can’t satirize things fast enough, the “Democratic Socialists” Party convention is there to fill the gap : The Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) National Convention in Georgia this weekend came to a screeching halt when one delegate formally complained of “sensory overload” from “guys” […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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You’re on your own, NYT

I feel as though I say on a weekly basis that President Trump labeling certain media outlets as the "enemy of the people" is at best counterproductive and at worst flat out wrong. However, I think I’m finally to the point where I no longer carry any sympathy for […] Click here to view original post bradley1969.blogspot.com

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The bleeding of America

The bleeding of America

"Come on America. We can do better than this. Bring back real policing, so the innocent folks in our large cites can live peacefully. Cops are not the enemy. The NRA is not the enemy. The President is not the enemy." What do the numbers 9, 14, 21, 161 […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Personality Study

For those wanting to bash the American Right over the head with the recent spate of spree killings – the Dayton shooter, Connor Betts, would seem to be… … problematic . Betts was the lead singer in a band that worked in an intensely masochistic genre: The man who […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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I’ll Start Treating Climate Change Like A Crisis When The People Who Tell Me It’s A Crisis Start Acting Like It’s A Crisis

The rich, powerful and famous journey to a climate change conference at a posh resort in Sicily, leaving a luxuriant trail of hydrocarbon exhaust : According to Italian media reports, guests were expected to arrive in an eye-popping 114 private jets. The Post guesstimated that with 114 flights from […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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