I took a little break and actually enjoyed this weekend of not thinking about bad stuff. But the takes just keep on a’comin’. There are more, recent things, but I wanted to make sure to squeeze these in.
The bit that got me — when asked ‘why trump’:
Well … we liked him because he just seemed to be a businessman.
We’re in a small, rural area where there’s not a lot of businesses right now going on, and so we can’t really have anything else shut down, because it affects everybody.
I guess I always just thought that it would be there. I was thinking that once it was made into a law that it could not be changed, but I guess it can? Yes?
This person has a family member with a bad liver insured under obamacare. But the economy turned around without coal, and they don’t think of healthcare as a government service, so: Jobs.
Good convo on voter suppression legality in the first half that’s pretty enlightening. Interview with Marc Elias, lawyer who represented a few recent gerrymandering cases.
Meanwhile, UofL is burning, so my degree may be null soon.
and now a live look at uofl pr pic.twitter.com/UnzntspQbj
— geoff, probably (@probablyGeoff) December 14, 2016
AND V IMPORTANT TAKES FOR THE WEEK *The Incomparable*talks about Rogue One.
Honestly, even though this was literally a story of guerrilla warfare and an evil empire, a new Star Wars movie was a nice escape.