Billionaires to be even more insufferable

A number of vegans spend a lot of time on Twitter and other social media trying to explain this (figure 1) to omnivores.

Fig. 1. Bizarro by Dan Piraro, July 11, 2021.[3]

Omnivores always have an excuse for refusing to do the right thing. Always, always, always. The excuse itself isn’t what matters.


Gun nuts

There is a new blog post entitled, “The choice of violence over safety.”

Marc Fisher et al., “‘Fear on top of fear’: Why anti-gun Americans joined the wave of new gun owners,” Washington Post, July 10, 2021, https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/interactive/2021/anti-gun-gun-owners/


Pandemic

Yasmeen Abutaleb et al., “Pfizer expected to brief U.S. officials in coming days on the need for a booster shot,” Washington Post, July 10, 2021, https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2021/07/10/covid-booster-shot-pfizer/


Billionaire space race

The mainstream media seem to agree that this[4] is big news, making them complicit in making billionaires even more insufferable.


Christian Davenport, “Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic crew are safely back from space, ushering in a new era,” Washington Post, July 11, 2021, https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/07/11/richard-branson-virgin-galactic-live-updates/


Iraq

Fred Kaplan, “Why Did We Invade Iraq?” review of To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America into Iraq, by Robert Draper, New York Review of Books, July 22, 2021, https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2021/07/22/why-did-we-invade-iraq/


Voting rights

Carrie Levine, “Why there’s even more pressure now on Congress to pass a voting rights bill,” Center for Public Integrity, July 9, 2021, https://publicintegrity.org/inside-publici/newsletters/watchdog-newsletter/why-theres-even-more-pressure-now-on-congress-to-pass-a-voting-rights-bill/


White supremacy

David Masciotra, “Could genocide really happen here? Leading scholar says America is on ‘high alert,’” Salon, July 11, 2021, https://www.salon.com/2021/07/11/could-genocide-really-happen-here-leading-scholar-says-america-is-on-high-alert/


  1. [3]Dan Piraro, “Ground Chuck,” Bizarro, July 11, 2021 https://www.bizarro.com/blog/2021/7/11/ground-chuck
  2. [4]Christian Davenport, “Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic crew are safely back from space, ushering in a new era,” Washington Post, July 11, 2021, https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/07/11/richard-branson-virgin-galactic-live-updates/

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