Tag Archives: thoughts and prayers

“Thoughts and prayers”: A (not terribly effective) substitute for taking concrete action

The Las Vegas shooting was a tragedy, but I’m sure the shooter was a member of a well-regulated militia, so there was nothing we could do. — Top Conservative Cat… Read more »

“[T]his American carnage ends now”…except when the person responsible is a White male

Anyone who subjected themselves to the verbal assault which was Donald Trump’s inaugural speech will recall the “this American carnage ends now” line. Painting contemporary America as a dystopian hellscape… Read more »