You can almost hear this golden statue of Trump decreeing to his adoring cultists: "Thou shalt have no other gods before Me"
In a recent New York Times opinion piece, Pure Invention author Matt Alt explains why QAnon didn't take off in Japan. In short, as a conspiracy theory, QAnon is like a 1980s American car: shoddily constructed, with low-quality components and no overall vision. From The New York Times: QAnon has found believers in more than 70… READ THE REST
A bill to award Congressional Gold Medals to all Capitol police officers WHO protected Congress from right-wing terrorists who stormed the Capitol on January 6 passed 413-12. The twelve who voted against awarding the officers with Congress's "highest expression of national appreciation" included members of the GOP and Qanon paties: Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA), Matt… READ THE REST
Marjorie Taylor Greene (Q-GA) is always wrong. In this case, she was so wrong, she was right. She said Guam shouldn't get U.S. foreign aid. That's technically correct, in the same way that the United States shouldn't get U.S. foreign aid. Guam has been a part of the United States since 1899 and people born there are… READ THE REST
May 17th is the 2021 U.S. tax filing deadline – and the way the past year has gone for millions of Americans, that extra month-long extension to get their 2020 return finished is a welcome sight. That's especially true for those already knee-deep in a sticky tax situation that was likely made worse by all… READ THE REST
The ostrich analogy is real. Nobody should be sticking their head in the sand to escape unpleasant truths. And one such unpleasant reality is that for all their functionality, headphones can be incredibly dangerous. An overwhelming 96 percent of Americans say it's dangerous to wear headphones or earbuds when driving. That number remains high for… READ THE REST
Students and staff at Stanford University, the University of California, the University of Colorado, and other institutions were warned to be on alert after a widespread security breach compromised personal data files during a nationwide cyberattack on the schools' computer systems. Meanwhile, someone is selling personal information on 21 million users of the mobile parking… READ THE REST