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Atticus's Journal
Atticus's Journal
December 1, 2022

Alex Jones has about as much chance of suffering from "brain control" as he does

suffering with ovarian cancer or an ectopic pregnancy.

December 1, 2022

Memo to Georgia Republicans ready to "hold their nose" and vote for Walker:

Georgia's Senator must be a Georgia resident.

Herschel is NOT a Georgia resident. He has admitted this.

Herschel CANNOT serve as Georgia's Senator even if enough of you dirty yourselves to help him win the run-off.

Can you stand in front of your mirror---or your children---and say that Walker should sit in the US Senate as your---their---Georgia Senator?

If you can't bring yourself to vote for Rev. Warnock, just stay home on election day. You won't feel like you need a shower when the polls close.

ADDENDUM: Mea culpa! As Mucifer pointed out below, Walker IS running legally. This is because although he has claimed a Texas tax benefit only available to Texas residents and the "Georgia residence" he listed turns out to be a rental property solely owned by his wife, the Constitution only requires residency of the state when one "serves" as Senator, not "runs" for Senator.

So, while Walker is apparently a liar and a tax cheat, as long as he is a "resident" of Georgia before he is sworn in if elected, the MAGAvolk say it's all hunky-dory.

Thanks to Mucifer for the correction.

November 30, 2022

How I feel sometimes:

"I think I could say somethin' if you know what I mean
But if I really say it, the radio won't play it
Unless I lay it between the lines…"

November 29, 2022

My question for the Republicans who've recently begun disowning Trump:

What do you know about Trump now that was not common knowledge among decent Americans seven years ago?

November 29, 2022

Why in hell is the media still making excuses for Trump? Why do so many give him

"the benefit of the doubt" when he so obviously does not deserve it?

Why did Pence's characterization of Trump's "Big Lie" and his instigation of J6 as simply listening to inept attorneys not IMMEDIATELY result in his being dragged by everyone with a microphone?

Why do the cable personalities repeatedly give air time to Trump's ridiculous insistence that he "did not know" who Mr. Fuentes was? Is that not ANOTHER transparent lie?

Why is the "Fuentes was Kanye's guest; not mine!" excuse not being openly and repeatedly being ridiculed?

Yes, I know---SOME journalists are trying to be accurate and responsible, but far too many still feel compelled to be "fair and balanced" and "tell both sides" when one of those sides is transparent mendacity.

November 28, 2022

A little political advice from an ancient wise man:

"To expect bad men not to do wrong is madness, for he who expects this desires an impossibility. But to allow men to behave so to others, and to expect them not to do you any wrong, is irrational and tyrannical.” — Marcus Aurelius, Meditations XI.18

Pass that along to any Trumplicans you know and ask them to have someone read it to them.

November 28, 2022

Why all the sudden outrage about a white supremacist eating at Mar-A-Lago?

Trump has taken most of his meals there since he left the White House.

November 27, 2022

So, --- Mike Lindell ( aka "the pillow man" ) is running g for RNC Chair.

And, so is Daffy Duck, Kid Rock, Michelle Bachman and Rush Limbaugh's ghost.

Who says they have no bench?

November 27, 2022

How much better would our world be if we all had naked hearts---unclothed by pretense, mendacity,

false pride, false humility or fear?

If we could view everyone else as they really are and knew they could see us as we really are, would we not all strive to be better, kinder, nobler beings?

November 26, 2022

For Trumpies perplexed by his demise:

"Sweet songs never last too long on broken radios, mmhmm"

(That's from "Sam Stone" by the late John Prine)

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