GOP and Fox News/OAN/etc. propagandists cast Trump as a military leader, as a father figure, and ultimately as a messianic leader brought to redeem the United States (a la QAnon conspiracy theories and the MAGA faithful). All propaganda idealizes Trump as a gifted statesman who has brought stability, created jobs, and is restoring American greatness. … Continue reading Propaganda
Know your rights. With Trump’s divisive and sometimes violence-inducing rhetoric, everyone should be aware of their rights as voters. With Trump, his campaign and the GOP calling on supporters to go “monitor the polls” and to “stand back and stand by” exhortations given to the white supremacist and violent “Proud Boys”, this election has the … Continue reading Vote, safely.
Is there Mail-in voter fraud? Yes. Is it enough to sway an election? No. As you’ll read below, the risk of fraud from mail-in voting is ranked between 0.00004%-0.00009%. Here are some facts, prefaced by Trump’s statements.
Power begets power. This is how we’ve ended up with a minority rule government. An inversion of the Framers’ intentions from ensuring the minority opinions are heard, to ensuring the will of the minority is imposed on the majority.
American Civil War. 5 yrs.655,000 deaths.449/day World War II. 5 yrs.405,000 deaths.297/day World War I. 2 yrs.117,000 deaths.200/day Korean War. 4 yrs.37,000 deaths.30/day Vietnam War. 11 yes.58,000 deaths15/day Covid-19. 195 days.195,000 deaths~1000/day Trump: a surrendered War Time president.
I just won two bids (out of five pending) that are being awarded over the next couple of weeks! One project with the LCRA and another with a nonprofit working in the education space! After the way 2020 has been going, a slow start has been expected but this is also an auspicious beginning to … Continue reading Good News!
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Texas Is Running Out of Near Misses We survived Hurricane Laura, but the Gulf Coast needs better surge protections for the next one. By Jim BlackburnAug. 28, 2020, 7:29 p.m. ET Galveston Bay and the surrounding industrial area is crucial to the American economy and vulnerable to hurricane damage.Robert Sullivan/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images HOUSTON — Laura … Continue reading Important read from The NY Times
As QAnon has seen its influence grow amid the coronavirus pandemic, another, quieter, group has also seen its ranks increase: friends and family members left to watch helplessly as their loved ones get “sucked in” to the conspiracy theory. The r/QAnonCasualties subreddit, is filled with desperate posts from people who have watched their friends, family … Continue reading How to talk to people who believe in QAnon
Happy Friday, everyone! I hope you all have a great weekend ahead, full of fun and sunshine! Here is what I am thankful for this morning... Meeting new peopleAfternoons on the riverLate night conversationsEarly morning meetings (post coffee)Toby