Politics

  • Did a White Supremacist Taze Himself to Death Last Week?

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! In case you’ve been in a coma, or maybe you’re just overwhelmed with news of how the apocalypse is going, last week thousands of alt-right white supremacist Donald Trump supporters stormed the United States Capitol, armed with guns, fire extinguishers…

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  • Is It Wrong to Think Your Political Opponents are Stupid and Evil?

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! I think you may have noticed that throughout the past year I’ve become more and more convinced (and more and more open about the fact that I’m convinced) that the alt-right is full of ignorant and bigoted extremists. I’ve long…

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  • Why I (Don’t) Hate Thanksgiving

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Guys, it’s 2020, which means it’s been 16 years since, as I mentioned in a previous video, Bill O’Reilly launched the first salvo in the War on Christmas. Since then, we progressive secularists have had some victories, like last year…

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  • Is It Election Fraud to Not Vote Down-Ballot? No!

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Hey everybody, I’m so sorry to be using my platform for personal gain but I really don’t know where else to turn. There’s no easy way to say this so I’ll just come out with it: I stole an election,…

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  • The Skepchick Election Special!

    Joe Biden is going to be president, but why did the projections say it was going to be a blow out? Rebecca chats with Skepchick’s resident stats nerd (and former Obama campaign staffer) Jamie Bernstein about polls, algorithms, voter suppression, and the most effective email subject line a campaign can use. https://media.blubrry.com/skepchick/p/content.blubrry.com/skepchick/Skepchick_Election_Special.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe:…

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  • My Election Results Wine Pairing

    At 9:25am (Pacific Time), shouts of joy and car horns filling the streets of Oakland all around me, I texted my partner the answer he’d been waiting for: “Grab the TJ’s brut rosé.” The question? What to drink with the news that all major outlets had called the 2020 presidential election for Joe Biden. I can explain myself, obviously. I…

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  • Is a Vote for Biden a Vote for Science?

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: The state of science in America is currently not good. I’m probably not telling you anything you don’t already know: our president is a blithering moron who we knew even before we elected him that he thinks climate change…

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  • people walking on a thin bridge

    Bridging the divide

    I recently saw a social media post shared by a dear friend that showed two men reaching out to shake hands… one holding a huge “Trump” flag and one holding a huge “Biden” flag. The caption was something along the lines of rejecting hate and coming together… and that got my hackles up. I was immediately reminded of the quote…

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