Election 2018: Analysis Complete. Now what? (Part 2)

In Election 2018: The End of Everything (Part 1), I introduced the second “Cassie’s List” compilation, which includes all the historic data that matters to ME from the last six election cycles for US Senate and House seats. Unlike the work I did for the Presidential election in 2016, this delves deeper into state politics Read More …

Aftermath (Part 10): Are we really so blind we can’t see?

It’s remarkable, you know. I see patterns other people don’t and there are people who know me and think I’m too full of hyperbole to pay attention. Even when I’m right.

Somebody pulled a pin…

I’ve just read a bunch of whiny, ranty posts on Facebook about Elizabeth Warren’s plan to forgive the loans of a bunch of people who are massively in debt, unable to declare bankruptcy (thanks to bullshit GOP policies that wiped out the rules for those who needed the assistance the most). These people were sold Read More …

Special elections don’t predict SQUAT…

Yes, it’s been a while. There’s too much going on locally and at the national level and I’m trying to keep my head above water while I’m clearing stuff out. Follow me on Facebook or Twitter to see what’s going on daily. This is getting addressed because of something someone said on Facebook, and it’s Read More …

I will die on this hill…

CBS News: Growing measles outbreak in Washington spreading fear among parents I have lots to say about people who think it’s okay to skip vaccinations out of fear of something that an asshole FAKED. People who are more afraid of dealing with hidden, likely genetic, disabilities rejecting the concept of herd immunity should keep their Read More …

The Art of Distraction…

On the morning of Friday, January 25, 2019, dark and early, NPR popped up on my clock radio and Steve Inskeep said the following words: “Roger Stone is set to appear in federal court. He was arrested in Florida.“

Aftermath (Part 9): Won’t be long now…

Through the genius of the Wayback machine that is the Internet, let me refresh your memory. http://www.thecassietimes.com/2013/10/05/spineless-i-dont-think-so/ http://www.thecassietimes.com/2013/10/08/it-all-comes-down-to-this/

It only took 80 years to get here…

There it is.┬áThe magic phrase. “It is believed that Bowers acted alone.” Found it here, on Pittsburgh’s CBS Local website: 11 Dead, Several Others Shot At Pittsburgh Synagogue So, lone wolf narrative is it? I call… Bullshit. BULLSHIT! B U L L S H I T ! ! ! The word’s right here: Heavy.com’s quick Read More …

Endarkenment (Part 3)

I’m all too familiar with the spiral Anne Wheaton describes here. The stress of the news, coupled with the kitchen repairs and impending divorce and new job and old job and milestone birthday…they all wrap around the next two and a half weeks. Why being separated from my kids has probably shortened my life. It’s Read More …