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the only thing this is missing is the national popular vote compact tbh

my favorite part of the day is when my dog whines and begs until i let her out to lie in the sun for 20 minutes

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“ah,” but the washington wise man says, “it is in the rulebook, so it can’t be undemocratic”

RT @NateSilver538 : 1. Mail voting generally increases turnout. 2. There's a pandemic. 3. This is victim-blaming wrapped up as a hot take.

maga chuds in media are already rationalizing the effort to “win” the election by tossing out ballots and legislatively assigning electoral votes.

“cops can legally execute you in the street or in your home for any reason whatsoever” and “cops overwhelmingly support the would-be authoritarian president who seeks to hold power against the wishes of the public” are two bad tastes that taste even worse together!

here’s the NYT write-up on what happened, updated yesterday.

@revrrlewis  @elisefoleyah  you see that just means she was passively resisting arrest. all black people are in a state of resisting arrest unless someone declares otherwise.


an election where people are waiting for 7 or 8 hours to cast a ballot is not a free and fair election

if you drink a milkshake and have a stomach ache, your first thought shouldn't be "was i poisoned?" it should be "well this is what i get for drinking 12 to 16 ounces of milk, cream and sugar as a grown-ass person"

honestly don’t know how one watches any of these videos and don’t see how the police are wildly escalating the situation whenever they can. hell, showing up in paramilitary gear is itself an escalation.

rand paul using the senate gym and pool despite knowing he might have coronavirus is a clue in the mystery of why his neighbor whipped his ass.

more people should know that in 1970 Congress came within a few votes of amending the Constitution to abolish the Electoral College

not sure anything has quite gotten to me the way the drive to make rittenhouse a right-wing hero of self-defense has. it is, to me, the single most ominous development of the year.

a faction of american elites are openly arguing that we should sacrifice at least a million of our citizens to keep the “economy” going, by which they mean the stock market. blood for shareholder value.

regular reminder that the idea of “black on black crime” as a unique form of violence is an attempt to pathologize the general fact that violent crime happens between people in close proximity to each other, which in a segregated society means most violent crime is intra-racial.

The real story here is that he was arrested near his home in Illinois and not on the street in Kenosha, despite walking through a line of police officers after shooting.

reminder that the reason Trump can sabotage the USPS is because congressional republicans are lockstep behind him.