Back in the Saddle

Well hello again, everyone! I have returned from my honeymoon and I am once again ready to start dropping daily truth bombs on all those who may seek to cower behind obfuscating bullshit. Are you ready? Because I’m ready. Good, so we’re both ready. Lets do this. Spoiler Alert- It Ain’t Dead Yet: So, the…

Alexandria

Yesterday’s Vigil didn’t have a single mention of the Alexandria shooting. This was not an accident. Shootings like this are a symptom of so many of the problems we have in America, I needed an extra day to collect my thoughts. Plus, everyone and their mother was already talking about it; there wasn’t much more for…

In Like Flint

Cold Comfort, I’m Sure: Did y’all forget about Flint, Michigan? It’d be easy to, considering the circus that has gone on for the past year. Well, if you’ve forgotten, its time to remember. Because to forget would be to ignore our country’s long-standing war against the poor, and to forget this is to condone it.…

Secret Innuendo

Cotton-Eyed Jeff: Well, that went as one might expect. Jeff Sessions appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee and described in stunning detail how little he remembers. Invoking “rules” of the DOJ that prevented him from discussing conversations with the President, Sessions leaves the audience wondering exactly which rules he’s referencing. Unsurprisingly, he never says. This whole charade of…

The Virginian Primary

Choose Wisely: For those who don’t know, today is Virginia’s gubernatorial primary! Virgina’s current Democratic governor is term-limited and can’t run again, so that opens the field to new challengers. On the Democratic side we have two options: Tom Perriello (the grassroots darling) and Ralph Northam (the current Lieutenant Governor). Digital Left has not endorsed…

The Daily Vigil: June 6, 2017

Going Carbon Negative: While not exactly political news, I found this to be quite heartening. An industrial facility recently opened in Sweden that actively pulls CO2 out of the air, reportedly at a rate 1,000x more efficient than photosynthesis. This sort of technology would pair perfectly with world efforts to reduce emissions, and if enough…