Category Archives: Lunacy

Guilty Guilty Guilty; Over and Over and Over

Trump found guilty today on 34 charges; we oldsters remember the Doonsbury cartoon about Nixon: “Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!”, which is apropos here; With a comment from David Brin, who has been saying the same things about Republicans, over and over … Continue reading

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More Panic, Projection, Nonsense, and Superstition

Takes on the “Biden assassination plot” fantasy, and projection; Why would DeSantis think the Founding Fathers would hate sociology? Tribal mentality from Royce White and Bryce Mitchell; And Christian rejection of the nature of the real world. First for today, … Continue reading

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Idiots, Disingenuous, or Both?

Republicans misinterpret, either naively or maliciously, boilerplate language about use of force by the FBI as a plot by Biden to assassinate Trump; Thoughts about accountability; Testimony from Stew Peters and Steve Bannon, both presumably self-proclaimed Christians, about their plans … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theories: Solar Eclipse Edition

Salon on how solar eclipses are a breeding ground for conspiracy theories; Rolling Stone on how the far right is subject to conspiracy theories; Free Inquiry on why solar eclipses are nowhere close to being evidence of a creator. While … Continue reading

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Mirror Realities

Can’t resist another round of political links this afternoon, about the Alice in Wonderland, mirror-universe that conservatives and Trump-supporters apparently live in. In which they, and those of us living in the real objective world, believe the other is the … Continue reading

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Necessary Stories, and Most of the Others

About this morning’s Baltimore bridge collapse, and the right-wing conspiracy-theory accusations about it; Paul Krugman on how Republicans want to bring down Obamacare to support their notion that the government can never do good things; And a Doonesbury cartoon about … Continue reading

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An Anthropologist from Mars Considers the Evidence

What would a hypothetical anthropologist from another planet conclude about humanity from these several items today? Charlie Kirk insists Christians must vote Republican; a former ESPN anchor thinks Satan knocked out her teeth; Charlie Kirk thinks Haiti is infested with … Continue reading

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OnlySky, Religions, Cults, and the Crazies

The end of OnlySky; What the difference between religions and cults is; Items about the crazies: Hillary’s acid, executions, God’s law, and how vaxxed people are inhuman. * Alas, the end of OnlySky, which might have been called a safe … Continue reading

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Conservative Fantasies: Boogeymen and Groomers

Robert Reich on the resurgence of anti-science fundamentalism, recalling again that Scopes trial; A 60 Minutes interview with the founders of Moms for Liberty, which apparently did not go well; How Trump and his follows believe in dystopian fantasies; Short … Continue reading

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One More Batch

More every day. All of these items are posts today. I’ll move on tomorrow. An essay by a mother about “Republicans’ Absurdist Reproductive Policies”; A MAGA congressman (from Tennessee) floats a Democratic conspiracy theory about the border, dadgummit; Ruben Bolling’s … Continue reading

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