About the author

Matt is the author, co-author, secondary-author, ghost-author, and non-author of articles, speeches, book chapters, and even entire books! The most recent is his blockbuster The Accidental Activist, which Amazon claims is by his wife Anne Green. So it goes. Currently, he is President of One Step for Animals; previously, he was shitcanned from so many nonprofits that we can’t list them all here. Before Matt’s unfortunate encounter with activism, he was an aerospace engineer who wanted to work for NASA (to impress Carl Sagan). His hobbies include photography, almost dying, and {REDACTED}. He lives in Tucson with Anne, along with no dogs, no cats, no guinea pigs, and only the occasional snake or scorpion.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Why This Matters

A lot of people don't seem to quite get why it matters that "progressive" votes put Trump in the White House. Let's consider just one example: his refugee ban, signed on Holocaust Memorial Day..


Every 5 minutes, this Twitter feed has sent out the name of a refugee turned away by the US, who was subsequently murdered in the Holocaust. We will probably never see the people who are murdered now because of the US's new policy, but their deaths are on us.

More: Turning back Syrian refugees isn't just wrong — it helps ISIS


Here is another view of the people now in power:

I Was Trained for the Culture Wars in Home School, Awaiting Someone Like Mike Pence as a Messiah

"A single powerful person who is convinced of their own Rightness with no thought of introspection is dangerous. We now have a government full of them. ...They want America to succeed, but in their America there isn’t room for anyone unlike them."


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