Maybe I should start with another threat.
The new variant is spreading at lightning speed and infects humans at seven times the delta mutation before it. https://t.co/goHSXEwUSd
– Houston Chronicle (@HoustonChron) January 5, 2022
San Antonio’s largest district claims 1,000 employees did not return from winter break https://t.co/aJC7d2Yx7E
– MySA (@mySA) January 3, 2022
Or maybe this one.
Since the last hard freeze, “… the devices have frozen again, production has plummeted and companies have been spewing miasma pollutants into the atmosphere in an effort to keep operations stable. #txlege #quorumreport https://t.co/B9R6MW4glh via @trade
– harvey kronberg (@HKronberg) January 5, 2022
“Repeated inaction by Texas lawmakers over legislation requiring household CO detectors contributed in February to what experts called the worst carbon monoxide poisoning in recent U.S. history.” #txlege https://t.co/lx1YGLqFOG
– TexPIRG (@TexPIRG) January 2, 2022
Due to the possibility of dying or becoming disabled at COVID or freezing because we are unable to keep the power on, it may be acceptable to excuse people from worrying too much about the climate. Or whether their votes count.
Trump demanded an audit of the election results in Texas – a state that he definitely won.
Now a state-funded audit has appeared in the four major districts … basically nothing.
The Secretary of State chose New Year’s Eve to publish the report. https://t.co/gWe2Ulfcrk
– Sewell Chan (@sewellchan) January 1, 2022
Or whether an uprising can take place again.
Members of militia groups can only begin by telling stories by the campfire, but over time they will move to conspiratorial thinking, open hostility, or even violent actions. Militia sociologists have seen an increase in extremism in recent years. https://t.co/iKs6xpxPcl
– Scientific American (@sciam) December 30, 2021
Texas is full of these right-wing extremist militias. They are not just a threat to national security that we have been warned against, but a danger to all Texans. And they are encouraged by tacit approval, police winks and nods.
Texas Police Admits Some “Trump Train” Text Messages https://t.co/hoAaAWaGef
– Houston Chronicle (@HoustonChron) January 4, 2022
Greg Abbott and society is not too afraid of them.
Oh, answers https://t.co/2KVrNamrWq
– Scott Braddock (@scottbraddock) January 2, 2022
“We have shown that we can defeat the coronavirus” – Abbott, in April 2020 https://t.co/y2qlK7AjSU
– EricaGrieder (@EricaGrieder) December 31, 2021
So while we celebrate the anniversary tomorrow, no one wants to celebrate. Not even responsible, according to what I can say.
New poll shows growing acceptance of political violence 1 year after the January 6 riots | Analysis https://t.co/DHg5FSIksb
– CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) January 4, 2022
How could the crisis of American democracy end – and what would the United States look like then https://t.co/cm17H9Xtko
– Vox (@voxdotcom) January 3, 2022
I’ll try to be a little happier in the next Wrangle, which I promised yesterday, but it will appear tomorrow or Friday.