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Jen the Libertarian

Jun 1, 2020

A lot of news happened this week

A *lot*

We got a ridiculous Trump EO, the internet trying to decide which Karen was the worse Kaen in a total Karen situation, and footage of yet another police killing which has sparked protests and riots across the country.

May 26, 2020

This week we were reminded that yes there is still a presidential campaign taking place with Biden starting his VP vetting process with a few ladies (and currently minus one lady)

And I watched the LP National convention part 1. Yeah. It was quite something. 

May 18, 2020

A discussion about the online reaction to the Arbery case, the Breonna Taylor murder by cop, the Senate reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act (while crying crocodile tears), NYC residents deciding to go back out, and Amash breaking my heart 

Link to the Pete Quinones piece -

May 15, 2020

There have been many a person twisting themselves into a knot over wanting to publicly say they believe Tara Reade but also believe Joe Biden and I found a particularly good example to discuss - the Linda Hirshman op-ed for NYT

May 11, 2020

Things I discuss from this last week:

Unemployment numbers

What retail looks like now

Trump vetos the War Powers Act

Flynn gets acquitted (while I was recording the last episode talking about Flynn)

LP finally decides on a convention schedule

The almost too bad to be real Ahmaud Abery story