Strangers

You’re About to Be Sworn In As US President After That Shit Show

It’s 19 January 2021, which means tomorrow is the day that President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris can finally remove that -elect from their titles. Not the first person to point this out, but having to wait nearly three months after an election is not great, and something that probably should be changed. Now… Continue reading You’re About to Be Sworn In As US President After That Shit Show

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There is a Disease Outbreak (Part 2 of Who the Hell Knows)

Let’s talk about the decisions leaders of governments are making, and how they can improve their response, shall we? I know, it’s weird to refer to governments collectively as jerks but here we are. Federal Coordination I’m disheartened when I hear people who don’t like Trump talking about how he’s done the right things here.… Continue reading There is a Disease Outbreak (Part 2 of Who the Hell Knows)

Essays · Strangers

… There Is a Disease Outbreak (Part 1 of Who the Hell Knows)

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve shared some advice here, but there are a lot of people acting like jerks (some on purpose, some out of fear) due to the spread of COVID-19 throughout the world. While the disease likely has a low mortality rate overall, it’s not well studied and it clearly is a… Continue reading … There Is a Disease Outbreak (Part 1 of Who the Hell Knows)

Asshole Hall of Fame

Inductee Number Fifty-Eight: Those Supporting the IAAF Rule on Testosterone Levels in Women

Late last week, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld the (misogynistic and racist) International Association of Athletics Federations(IAAF) rule about testosterone levels in women racing in middle-distance athletics events. While the ruling applies to all runners in that category, it’s clear that the ruling exists because Caster Semenya is a better athlete that… Continue reading Inductee Number Fifty-Eight: Those Supporting the IAAF Rule on Testosterone Levels in Women