262 A Tale of Two Rants: Iran & Travel Ableism (a.k.a. Mind Ya Business)
This week we cover Trump’s illegal assassination of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, and then Nichole goes off on a tear about people being ableist AF around other people’s travel plans.
In This Episode
We give our take on the response to Trump’s actions against Iran this week, calling out Democrats for playing the “but he was a bad guy” game in regards to the ILLEGAL assassination of Qasem Soleimani and the threat of war. We talk about what a bully the
Referenced in this Episode
- You are expendable. | Thought Slime (YouTube)
- Eyes Left Podcast (iTunes)
- Twitter thread by Kathrin on Veganuary
Post-recording update: Trump says ‘it doesn’t really matter’ if Iranian general posed an imminent threat (Washington Post)
What is gray, has four legs, and a trunk?
Nichole pops off and Callie joins right in about how much they fucking hate people being such busy-bodies about what you do on vacation. It’s annoying and ableist. Obviously not as important as Iran, but a fun way for us to end an otherwise heavy show.
Relevant: September 2019 Short Questions: Part 1 (Captain Awkward) – specifically Q5
“…words like “should” and “just” are shame-amplifiers…”Captain Awkward