SCRAPINGS OF THE DAY

Since Roe was overturned, women are registering to vote significantly more than men, including in important battleground states.

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/8/17/2117223/-With-abortion-rights-at-stake-women-are-registering-to-vote-in-battleground-states

The upshot here is that if we are going to get a handle on, put a cap on, and avoid the worse consequences of climate change, we need to all be using the same set of actual facts. That is not happening now.

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/8/17/2117162/-The-Information-Wars-the-Death-of-Reality-and-the-Man-Made-Apocalypse-of-Global-Warming

Hate and threats fueled by lies.

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/8/17/2117217/-Conservative-conspiracy-theorists-target-children-s-hospital-in-effort-to-fuel-anti-trans-hysteria

The headline may be a little misleading. It is not being a Republican that leads to an earlier death than if one is a Democrat, it is being white and living in a county that consistently votes Republican. And it only started in the past 20 years. And the difference is increasing. Oh, and it is greater in the states that did not expand Medicaid under the ACA (“Obamacare”).

We know that perceiving signs of possible dangers leads to feeling afraid. This is about how the brain does that.

Some pesticides make honey bees walk like drunks, and that is not a good thing.

This is kind of like artificial, human made kelp that makes things we could use.

Wired offers a practical guide to getting your share of what the new law has to offer.

One thought on “SCRAPINGS OF THE DAY

  1. The first step, is to, vote as many conservatives out of their seats, that way, at least, we women will have, some forms of control over our own reproductive tendencies back, then, we go from there.

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