Link love is late today because our heater is broken and it is cold outside so it has been hard to get my fingers to emerge from covers, much less the rest of my body. But here I am! There’s a sun patch next to the computer that Little Kitty and I are both sitting in right now.
There are a bunch of bad things about the Republican Tax Bill. Punishing Americans who use public schools. Destruction of the American social safety net. CALL. PROTEST. VISIT OFFICES. FAX. Do just a little bit more activism than you really want to do.
The media is doing a horrible job of framing this– as a fight between two equal sides. They should try reporting on the truth instead of treating this like a football game. Here’s a great thread with more on the topic of framing.
Even the Republicans were screwed from voting on a bill they hadn’t read. THAT’S WHY WE HAVE REGULAR ORDER! Because of unintended consequences!!!!!
When the bad guys weaponize outrage. (He got reinstated)
A killer cop actually went to jail for shooting an unarmed black man in the back. (Of course, another killer cop just got acquitted for shooting another black man with arms raised high who was pleading for his life)
This is a lot of awfulness to unpack in one guy. (Lots of trigger warnings in just one tweet!)
From a rally in Reading, PA.
Delayed action prescription drugs can kill even after vomiting up an overdose
Cards against humanity redistributes your wealth
Book cover parodies. Check out 1984.
Read this thread on Max. Do not let him in the library.