"It turns out both the Senate and House instances of the bill are sparsely cosponsored (only 34 for H.R. 8178, only 4 for S. 4533), and, surprise, surprise! Not a single cosponsor is a Republican. Yet again one party clearly stands for wealthy white…"
"A detailed examination of range voting (score voting), and comparisons to other voting systems including first-past-the-post (choose just one candidate on the ballot; plurality wins), is at math PhD Warren Smith's…"
"I've not always believed in the proportional representation system to elect our parliament and government, but I've come to accept that the First past the post system is profoundly undemocratic and disenfranchises millions of voters "
"The Electoral College certainly distorts the will of the people. Voters in less populous states such as Vermont and Wyoming are rewarded with disproportionate influence: it takes 3 1/2 Californians to equal the voting power of one Wyomingite. And 48…"
"Trumps apostle Boris Johnson has told the British People that because of the second lockdown he will be able to relax the rules over Christmas so that we can all celebrate the holidays normally, this is a totally political move to appease the…"
In actively trying to subvert the results of the election, the GOP has shown unapologetically that aside from power, what they want above all else is the ability to tax the American people without actually having to represent them. ... a dangerous percentage of the Republican party is unwilling to accept the results of an election unless they themselves were the winners. They want our tax dollars to fund the subsidies for their donors from the Military Industrial Complex and the Oil industry,…See More
...the number of new COVID-19 cases reported on a Sunday or Monday—data that are actually collected on Saturday and Sunday—is typically several percentage points below the weekly average. Holidays tend to bring the same delays as weekends, and Thanksgiving combines a long weekend with a holiday ... Any immediate post-holiday spike, driven by data delays, should not be conflated with the rise in cases that could follow still later, driven by new infections incubated by holiday travel and…See More
"And I'm sure many Secret Service agents, as well as Capitol Police officers and US servicemembers, can't stand the deadly lying orange Contagious Caligula, and, the second he's no longer president or commander-in-chief, would be…"
"Thanks for sharing this!
Those "wildly progressive" views are, to me, self-evident. Why shouldn't someone support respecting women as people (h/t Marie Shear), equal marriage, reproductive freedom (including ending unwanted…"
"And it's not like most people mired in the death cult have family members who'll try to "deprogram" them.
One of the striking differences between the domination and partnership models is the valuing of "power over"…"
"That "something" would have to be awfully serendipitous ... like having Marine One crash with the two of them onboard, though that would also cost the lives of the pilot and co-pilot, and neither of those two shit-stains are worth such a…"