Tuesday (December 12) Special Election in Alabama

By this coming Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, we should know the priorities of most voters in Alabama. If the Democratic candidate for Jeff Sessions’ U.S. Senate seat, Doug Jones, wins the election, we can breathe a sigh of relief. However, if the majority vote goes to Roy Moore, decent Americans are fully justified in boycotting Alabama. I don’t have statistics on how much nonessential travel in Alabama is done by nonresidents.  There must be some, though. A message to Alabama residents who are opposed to being represented by a pedophile:  If you’re registered and eligible to vote, don’t skip … Continue reading Tuesday (December 12) Special Election in Alabama

Roy Moore’s Puppets and What They’re Willing to Say

Here’s something I found on CNN’s site today.  It’s a clip from an interview with Janet Porter, spokesperson for U. S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. We can rage all we want about how thoroughly inappropriate and creepy this video is, but we must also recognize that boundaries in general are ignored by Roy Moore and his minions.  They believe that in an awkward situation (which the candidate created himself, by hurting young girls), outrageous non-sequiturs can promote something resembling morality.  Interpret their banana peel slide behavior any way you want, but it’s their bread and butter.  Given the current scandal, it’s all … Continue reading Roy Moore’s Puppets and What They’re Willing to Say

Hypocrisy Can Get so Weird

(This post appears in slightly different form on Helen’s Facebook page.) The username and avatar on this Twitter account have been erased from the screenshots because I don’t want to harass anyone personally. However, in case you’ve been oblivious to reactionary politics in the United States, take a look at the number of “likes” the post about Roy Moore has received. By all indications, the account holder isn’t a public figure, although he has the right hypocrisy to make it in the Trump Administration. Click each image (at the bottom of this post) to view it more clearly. You may … Continue reading Hypocrisy Can Get so Weird