This just turned up on Politico: https://www.politico.com/story/2019/03/26/congress-socialist-nazi-debate-1237472 The right wingers pull this stunt all the time: “Antifa are the real fascists because they yell and get mad at their opponents.” “Socialists are Nazis because they use the power of government to make people do stuff that they’d prefer not to.” “Nazis were actually socialist because […]
Stop responding to a bad faith fake issue with good faith counter arguments. Trump and his people are hyping fear and anxiety to gain power and control.
The United States is a republic, not a democracy. People say that like it’s the most insightful thing ever, but it’s meaningless. It’s like saying your dog is an animal, not a pet. These things are not opposites, nor are they mutually exclusive. If you want to say “a republic, not a direct democracy,” you might […]
Can we be clear on this one bit of meta-bullshit? Suppose hypothetically that I am telling you that your hair is on fire. By that I’m really saying two things: 0. Your hair is in fact on fire. 1. I know for a fact that #0 is true. I’m not just guessing. Now if I […]