Just as the Constitutional Convention closed in 1787, Dr. James McHenry recorded this anecdote: Franklin was walking down the street outside of Independence Hall, when
A republic, if you can keep it. As it turns out old Ben Franklin was right. We aren’t able to keep our republic. We are increasingly authoritarian. A segment of the electorate likes and another is indifferent leaving us vulnerable to the Russians hacking our elections.
The Repubes have factored into their tax cuts for the wealthy the wrecked economy every 8 years, the Dem president that will fix it. It maximizes the upward transfer of wealth from the middle class to the wealthy while keeping the stooges just satisfied enough to keep reelecting them.
Word on the street alleges that Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers paid District Attorney for Manhattan, Cy Vance, $10,000 to ignore sexual harassment chargers. If true, Vance is bought and sold like the cheap hookers that Weinstein allegedly bought and sold.
Way back in July, Rex Tillerson allegedly called the Ol’ Pussy Grabber a fucking moron. People got pretty excited about that, but, seriously, who hasn’t called the Ol’ Pussy Grabber a fucking moron a time or two? Why shouldn’t old Rexxy get in on the fun?
White people who insist that they should be able to use the n-word, too, have gotten it wrong. The analogous term to the n-word being used by black people is cracker being used by white people. To be completely fair and equal, they are welcome to use cracker any time they want.