Just win, baby… just win.

It was a sad week in Washington for the sake of the Republic.  It’s an epic reminder the elections have consequences.

Jeff Sessions Senate seat, after being approved to be the Department of Justice head, is a few weeks from being voted on in Alabama.  On Wednesday, the Republican candidate Roy Moore was accused of sexual contact with a 14 year old and in the aftermath pretty much admitted to dating teenagers while in his 30s (with the caveat he has permission of the mothers to date the teens).  And Republican officials in Alabama were fine with this (follow the thread for most of them):

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Social Media – it’s better for you than you think?

People have been hollering that Social Media is driving a wedge between us and polarizing America politically.  It is one of those situations where you sit back and think it sounds and feels logical.  We even get “data” that supports what we already think, as a Pew Research Center study cited: “More than one-third of social media users are worn out by the amount of political content they encounter, and more than half describe their online interactions with those they disagree with politically as stressful and frustrating.” But is this truly the case, or is this a by product of elsewhere from which the polarization is hatched? Continue reading