https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/988530962979065860 I mean, seriously. How ignorant and/or priggish do you have to be? Also, sweet potato pie is almost as regional as jambalaya. Maybe this isn't about "froo-froo" food, but about Erick's prejudices and his desire to pronounce anything that isn't familiar and comforting to him "wrong." What a cringing prick.
This is where things could go if they go very, very wrong for the American people -- not quite the wrongest. The worst case, as usual, is And, as a Cold War kid, that image and possible end is always with me. Yep, we could end up eating squirrels and burying half our kids before... Continue Reading →
C3P0 is the poster child for a minor science fiction trope that doesn't pop up super-often, but never fails to make me cringe and grind my teeth simultaneously whenever it does: intelligence and/or education (an encyclopedic robot brain is an acceptable stand-in for either) represented by the character knowing the exact odds of the possible... Continue Reading →
US in Ottawa Newsletter January 22, 2033 Patrick Chowdhury Melendez President Trump Jr. "Fights Hunger" With People Kibble Newly inaugurated President Donald Trump Jr. announced a USA-wide anti-hunger program from the so-called "press vault" in Trump Tower in NYC (the de facto White House since 2021) at 5:15 this morning. Press coverage was... Continue Reading →
“Anything worth a damn is made on a coast and ships from a coast. By air or sea.” That's what the president said. At least, it's what was reported on the shadow web that snakes through the makeshift network of “smart” stoves and washing machines and automobiles (if you can afford them!) and can openers... Continue Reading →
06 January 2204 Reuters Buzz Above: Propaganda image of Trump I, President of the United States (pre-schism) 2016-2019. In the Eastern (Schismatic) United States, Trump I is depicted as the father of his nation and a strong military leader. In fact, Donald Trump I was assassinated by a right-Anarchist “Sovereign Citizen” in early 2019 after... Continue Reading →