James Wolcott asks in Vanity Fair how America can recover from Trump and mount a pre-emptive defense against the next Fascist incursion. Jim is right–Laura Ingraham’s Nazi salute really said it all, didn’t it?
Despite the sweeping damage done to the Democratic party by the Clintons and Obama, Obama pick Tom Perez is purging Bernie Sanders and Keith Ellison supporters from the Democratic National Committee–and putting in Clintonites. Thanks for the legacy gift, Mr. … Continue reading
that tax cuts for the rich at the expense of essential services for everyone else is not popular with Americans–period. In any state of the union. Therefore there’s no reason to toe the Trump line when campaigning in states that … Continue reading
Tells reporters that generals must never be questioned. Especially when they lie.
By naming names, confronting every GOP senator up for reelection, as the Democrats have refused to do for decades, with their voting records: a. every vote for a subversive, spoiler cabinet secretary engaged in destroying the agency with which he or she … Continue reading
That grotesquely distended blowfish orifice is part of his intimidation routine.
So what he stood up for the First Amendment–is that how low the bar for political courage is among Republicans? Sen. Sasse will inevitably go right along with Trump and the GOP’s cataclysmic tax cuts for the rich, tax raises … Continue reading
An important piece by Robert Freeman at Common Drams, questioning Ken Burns’s failure to provide context or draw cautionary criteria from the Vietnam disaster that would enable Americans to evaluate the way our government continues to lead us into one new Vietnam … Continue reading
who says he doesn’t want money going to insurance companies, but instead to poor people. Does that mean he’s endorsing Single Payer? His endorsement of junk insurance last week is a windfall for insurance companies, while Trump Care itself orchestrates an even greater deregulation … Continue reading
and their overthrow of U.S. democracy. President Mike Pence? Perhaps we’d better perish that thought. In The New Yorker, Jane Mayer describes “The Danger of President Pence.”