Sponsored Content

Intermarkets' Privacy Policy

Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!

Recent Entries
Absent Friends
westminsterdogshow 2023
Ann Wilson(Empire1) 2022
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
AoSHQ Writers Group
A site for members of the Horde to post their stories seeking beta readers, editing help, brainstorming, and story ideas. Also to share links to potential publishing outlets, writing help sites, and videos posting tips to get published. Contact OrangeEnt for info
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups

Mid-Morning Art Thread | Main | Joe Scarborough: I Will Never Return to the Republican Party Now That I've Feasted on Mika's Nasty Snizz
November 30, 2020

The Morning Rant

talking ape.jpg
You know, they keep telling us "we're all in this together", like we're all suffering equally, but I don't think so. Think about it: Since our country got hit by the WuFlu, how have politicians suffered? How many elected officials, whether at the national, state, or local level, have lost their jobs? Or even missed a paycheck? And not only politicians, but any employee whose salary comes out of the public treasury. I don't think any public teacher lost a paycheck during the time that the schools were closed and they weren't teaching. What sacrifices have they made? How many of them have been forced to plow under their fields, or slaughter their livestock, or dump their milk?

How many elected officials, the ones who issue strict lockdown orders, and then ignore them (like the governor of California) or take a vacation in a more lenient state (as the mayor of Denver did)? Have they had to close their business and not reopen? Have they had to lay off their employees?

So I don't see any "we" here. I don't see them sacrificing or having to go without, or make do with less. All I see is two sets of rules: easy ones for them and their friends, and draconian ones for everyone else.

Plus, if this was an actual, serious, public health issue, they'd be shutting everything down all of the time, no exceptions. Once they started permitting some gatherings and forbidding others, once they justified the BLM protests by claiming that "racism is a public health issue", that was proof right there that we were being lied to. I had suspected all along, but seeing the unequal treatment made it obvious: When they permitted a massive BLM protest in Loa Angeles and did nothing, and then Gavin Newsom basically declared war on John MacArthur's church. I mean, c'mon, man. And this is why I find it difficult to take their edicts and pronouncements about the severity of the disease seriously. If certain, politically-favored groups can get a dispensation from the rules (i.e. Congressman John Lewis' funeral) but others (churches and synagogues) are made to feel the weight of the law only because they're defying tyrannical governors. That's not public health. That's politics.

covid 20201130 03.jpg

election 20201130 01.jpg

election 20201130 02.jpg

covid 20201130 01.jpg

election 20201130 03.jpg

climate 20201130 01.jpg

kerry 20201130 01.jpg

covid 20201130 02.jpg

Who Dis:

who dis 20201130a1.jpg

Photo 2
Photo 3
Photo 4
Photo 5
Photo 6
Photo 7

For the 'Ettes:

who dis 20201130b1.jpg

Photo 2
Photo 3
Photo 4
Photo 5

Friday Who Dis: Don't get Mrs. Muse started on The Big Valley. She can talk the hind leg off a dog about how bad she thinks the acting was. Her favorite target for her ire is Barbara Stanwyck, but she's got nothing good to say about two other co-stars of that show, our Friday 'who dis' Linda Evans, nor Peter Breck, either.

Today's Edition Of The Morning Rant Is Brought To You By German Chocolate Pecan Pie:

german chocolate pie 01.jpg

Pie recipe here.

digg this
posted by OregonMuse at 11:15 AM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
Anonosaurus Wrecks, Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter Here [/s] [/b] [/i]: "Meanwhile, in Oakland . . . https://tinyurl.com ..."

Oldcat: "We need a thread on gift ideas Do they have chi ..."

Darth Randall: "Going from Marvel to Star Wars is a lateral move n ..."

Anna Puma: "May Carrion soon look upon gas station sushi as ni ..."

Preznit Charlie Foxtrot: "At least work bumped up the limit on the white ele ..."

Skip: "Die Mouse Die ..."

Pete Buttegeig: "Does KY qualify as a Jelly of the Month? ..."

Darth Randall: "Hi ..."

Commissar of Plenty and Lysenkoism in solidarity with the struggle to maintain Moron standards : "We need a thread on gift ideas Do they have chi ..."

Orson: "All I know is that one of the great rivalries is t ..."

JT: " Good Lord these people are just tiring. I'm sick ..."

Oldcat: "By the time they were evicted the Cherokee were as ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64