Has the Republican party actually "completed its transformation into a fascist, authoritarian death cult," as anti-Trump group MeidasTouch puts it? The four steps they set forth to achieving demagoguery are: 1) Establish an enemy; 2) Tell simple stories with no regard for the truth; 3) Attack democratic institutions; 4) Create a cult of personality where you live above the law. "With these four things accomplished, the gullible will blindly follow the Big Lie and lose all humanity," the narrator says in this video. "We've seen it happen before. We can't let it happen again."
Many people are making fun of Trump's droopy pants, but we refuse to sag to that level. Instead, let's focus on what he said to his worshipful Qnut crowd last night: "Biden has halted wall construction, suspended removals and even removables, removals of just horrible, horrible…" It's not so much what he says but how… READ THE REST
MSNBC spoke with Professor Jen Golbeck "who monitors the dark corners of the web where things like QAnon lurk." Brian Williams Washington Post reports Donald Trump has been fixated on that Republican commission sham audit underway in Arizona and is indeed plotting how to secure other sham audits in other states. The Post reports that… READ THE REST
Three more Trump supporters were arrested this week and charged with crimes committed during Jan. 6's siege of the U.S. Capitol complex. The total number of defendants now exceeds 400 and federal prosecutors say they're still looking for 100 more. Abram Markofski and Brandon Nelson of Wisconsin and John Douglas Wright of Ohio were all… READ THE REST
We all live for those moments when we can upgrade our tech. The anticipation from unboxing a new phone, laptop, or tablet gives us an endorphin hit like no other. Of course, most of us don't have the financial resources to trade up all of our tech at the same time. Thankfully, you can reoutfit yourself… READ THE REST
For a majority of online users, video is king. The quality and impact of a strong visual can make all the difference. But once you couple that fantastic video clip with inferior audio, everything falls apart. A Hollywood-caliber film with horrible audio becomes almost unwatchable. Even on a video conferencing call, users can get away with… READ THE REST
For the past two years, app developers have slowly been warming to the advantages of SwiftUI. Much like its other offerings, Apple sought to make this app development arena a be-all, end-all solution for creating across the wide range of Apple products. While every new approach has its growing pains, SwiftUI has spent the 20… READ THE REST