Posted on Dec 09, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: The Skeptic’s Guide To ‘Never Trump’ Republicans

Posted in Members Only, Politics

There’s an ongoing debate among the left concerning the Never Trumpers. You know who they are, Republicans who woke up one day and realized that the Republican Party was filled with, well, Republicans! Can we trust them? Or will they stab liberals the back the second Trump is gone? It’s impossible to make such a grand, sweeping judgment on the entire group as every person and their motivations is different. For instance, David Frum...

Posted on Nov 17, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: Autism Still Sucks

Posted in Culture, Members Only

If you search my name and the word “ableist” online, you will find a very angry blog post from 5 years ago about what a terrible person I am for picking on autistic people. Back in 2013, I saw a segment of some show or another about awesome autism is. During this segment, whoever was in charge thought it would be nice to showcase the amazingness of high functioning...

Posted on Oct 12, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: It’s Different This Time

Posted in Members Only, Politics

I can’t say for certain what it’s like in other countries, particularly those with parliamentary governments and multiple major parties, but I suspect that people are forever calling for “crushing” this party or “defeating” that party as a matter of course. It’s natural to want your party, or at least the parties closest to your ideology, to be one top and that means beating the opposition. That’s certainly how...