Our political divide is so acrimonious, can we actually articulate values that all Americans share? Can we list them? Do we live them?
Naomi Klein makes a prediction: the Ol’ Pussy Grabber will use a crisis to further erode democracy and enrich himself and the wealthy. She says we should be ready, and she gives us five steps to follow. Know them. Live them. Be ready for the quiz.
Jared Kushner wanted a back alley communications channel with the Kremlin. Comey soils the reputation of the FBI. Gianforte makes assaulting reporters acceptable. The GOP is attacking the institutions of our democracy.
The news out of the WH in the last two weeks has been absolutely extraordinary. Everyone is AMAZED that the admin is so inept, clumsy, obvious. But, should they be amazed? We have a NARCISSIST running the executive branch of the government! What did anyone expect?
With the death of Roger Ailes, we are focused on the contributions of news to political polarization. Now we have liberal fake news to contend with. Here we examine the role of perception in our polarized politics.
Just when you thought it couldn’t get much worse, the Ol’ Pussy Grabber out does himself… and he’s not even trying! The only important question coming out of the exposing state secrets scandal is, Will this be the straw that breaks the GOP’s back?
Some people say that the AHCA reflects the lack of empathy by the GOP. What does empathy have to do with it? Should we try to increase the empathy quotient of the conservative side of the spectrum? The short answer is no. Now find out why!
NK perceives the US as an existential threat. The Ol’ Pussy Grabber perceives the Russia-Trump scandal as an existential threat. The intersection of the two is the stuff of nightmares: who prevails, distraction or suicide?
Okay, the election is over. Trump has won. I’ve wrapped up my live blog on the election returns. Read them if you dare. There are at least some amusing things in there if you lke your politics snarky, scarcasticky, and profaney. Live Blog: S**t Show 2016 I’m going […]
Yadda yadda yadda! Scroll to the bottom to see the first post and stuff. Christ. I can’t believe I’m watching CNN because there is not live coverage at 6:00 AM EST on the interwebs here in China. So cable or whatever. 3:19 AM (EST) The live blogging drags […]
Without the snark, the sarcasm, or profanity of my usual posts, I give you First Lady, Michelle Obama’s and Senator Bernie Sander’s speeches. Both give voice to the hope, ideals, and aspirations that we all feel.