Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

We can be heroes

Item: A Pennsylvania Senate committee approved subpoenas to obtain the personal information of millions of voters in that state. The Republicans are still “looking into” the 2020 election results there. … Continue reading

September 20, 2021 · 3 Comments

The bleat goes on …

Item: Amy Coney Barrett, R-Antiabortion on the Supreme Court, caused quite a stir by claiming, in the presence of Mitch McConnell at a Kentucky event, that the court is not … Continue reading

September 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Make it stop?

Item: The nominee for head of the ATF is being withdrawn because there’s been bipartisan pushback on account of his support for gun control. Since Joe Manchin is among those … Continue reading

September 13, 2021 · 3 Comments

I’ve had just Abbott enough …

I took a little break from obsessively following the anti-democratic news so you don’t have to, mostly thanks to our local conflagration and a few distracting side-events. I’m afraid of … Continue reading

September 10, 2021 · 2 Comments

McCarthy’s bark

Item: Kevin McCarthy is threatening telecom companies with vague but harsh consequences should they comply with congressional demands for information regarding those GOP legislators I mentioned last week. He says … Continue reading

September 5, 2021 · 6 Comments

Experiments in minority rule

Since Texas has recently succeeded in canceling Roe v. Wade as the law of the land, it’s probably a good time to reflect on what this means for the future. … Continue reading

September 3, 2021 · 9 Comments

Dog days are over(?)

Item: Texas went ahead and passed its voter suppression bills, but the really heinous thing is that the House Speaker (Dade Phelan—what a name) banned the word “racism” from being … Continue reading

September 1, 2021 · 2 Comments

This week’s affronts

The report on Arizona’s Maricopa County election audit has been delayed because Cyber Ninjas’ CEO, Doug Logan, and two other auditors have tested positive for covid and are “quite sick.” … Continue reading

August 27, 2021 · 4 Comments

The never-ending story …

Recent polling shows that two-thirds of Americans support local or statewide mask mandates. This means that the nation at large is allowing the unenlightened opinions of just a third of … Continue reading

August 23, 2021 · 7 Comments

The war is over–why are we so sad?

Probably a lot of people are noticing the irony in Ron DeSantis eschewing the free covid vaccine in favor of an expensive designer drug, Regeneron monoclonal antibodies. Rather than preventing … Continue reading

August 17, 2021 · Leave a comment