Reading the accounts of Trump's 4th of July speech. Comparisons with Hitler seem less far-fetched all the time. This man is a menace who needs to be resoundingly defeated at the polls in November. Vote, donate, do your part.

Worldwide reported COVID-19 cases are now rising by well over a million a week. Happy 2020, y'all.

10 million global cases. 2.5 million US cases. Half a million global deaths.

Trump on the golf course. Nothing to see here, move along.

Offensive stupidity du jour: "At an anti-mask rally Wednesday, a member of the Scottsdale City Council, Republican Guy Phillips, shouted the dying words of George Floyd — “I can’t breathe” — before ripping off his mask"

Google News thinks I should read an article titled "The Agile Family Meeting"

Just ... don't.

So the Trump administration is now foaming at the mouth about how foreign powers will use mail-in ballots to rig the election. Does anyone not think this is a prelude to them attempting to declare the election null and void and stay in office on an (unending) emergency basis?

June 20, idiots in this neighborhood are setting off fireworks earlier than ever this year. It's going to be a long month.

No retailiatory tweetstorm after the Emptysburg Address yet. I wonder whether Trump is deciding who to blame & fire, plotting his next move, or simply setting into motion the contingency plans to cancel the election.

A sentence I never in my life expected to read in the New York Times: "K-pop stans have been getting increasingly involved in American politics in recent months."

No doubt Trump will blame the Democrats and the press, and lie about the crowd size at the Tulsa rally, but maybe, just MAYBE, people are starting to see through his shit.

That's no excuse for complacency, though. We still have to organize and vote to get this dolt out of the White House and into a Federal penitentiary where he belongs.

World is edging up towards 200K daily COVID-19 cases. What's it going to take to get people's attention? A million a day? Ten million?

The Japanese Beetles have returned to Evansville. This is not nearly as nice as the swallows returning to Capistrano.

Seems like everyone I work with wants to do the right thing. Lots of uncertainty about what that is. Self-education feels like the first step.

In other news, global COVID-19 deaths have crossed 400K, we'll hit 7M cases in the next day or so, and the daily case count continues to increase.

I know and trust a few Evansville PD officers. They're good people. Nonetheless, as a parent it's hard not to be worried when three of my teens decide they're going to the protest in Evansville today.

Rand Paul, there's a spot for you in the dustbin of history right next to Donald Trump.

Just a reminder kids: blaming protests & riots on outside agitators, as multiple politicians and commentators are now doing, is a ploy to trivialize and dismiss the legitimate concerns of minority groups.

I was a very early Twitter user, though I've been avoiding it lately due to increased toxicity & lack of time. Despite all that, I applaud its attempt to rein in the deranged foamings of the current President, and hope they kick his ass in court.

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