Frivolous Fridays are the Orbit bloggers’ excuse to post about fun things we care about that may not have serious implications for atheism or social justice. Any day is a good day to write about whatever the heck we’re interested in (hey, we put “culture” in our tagline for a reason), but we sometimes have a hard time giving ourselves permission to do that. This is our way of encouraging each other to take a break from serious topics and have some fun. Enjoy!
The joke is that, eight years after electing its first black president, America is now ready for its first orange president. Orange is the new black and all.
Now that the orange man in question is no longer a joke candidate, if it really is the case that we need someone orange for president, I nominate Gullfrazie!
Continue reading “5 Reasons Why Gullfrazie is the Orange Candidate Who Gets My Vote”
Please note that I will entertain exactly zero Bernie Sanders vs. Hillary Clinton debates in the comments. I am in no state to moderate and these conversations rarely lead anywhere good. This is about Donald Trump.
Yesterday, I was chilled to the bone upon hearing that Ted Cruz had dropped out. Today, my fears were confirmed by Kasich’s dropping out of the race. Donald Trump is likely going to be running for the office of president of the United States of America, and I don’t know if I want to be around to see what is going to happen.
Not helping are the many well-meaning individuals who try to give comfort by saying that he is a joke candidate worth nothing but mockery, he couldn’t actually be elected, other candidates would have been worse nominees, he would be unable to enact his policies if elected, he is going to change his mind as he always has, or his presidency would serve as a galvanizing force for the Left.
They are dead wrong. Nothing about any of that is helpful. This situation is real, and this is frightening.
Continue reading “Why Donald Trump is a Legitimate Threat”