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ANDREW BERMAN ON THE TECH HUB SCAM (LOOKS SCAMMIER EVERY DAY)

On June 28 he wrote to Council Member Rivera and Mayor de Blasio and his letter was reproduced in Town and Village. Berman notes that “the extremely modest commitments made to provide protections or mitigations to the surrounding neighborhood for … Continue reading

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DEMS NEED TO PLAY HARDBALL

The GOP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the NRA, and they’re not going to do anything about the massacres. So Dems need to go to the Senate floor, read out the names of each and every GOP senator and how … Continue reading

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TALKING ABOUT DIANA SANDS

with curator Melissa Lyde at a Q/A after she screened “Georgia, Georgia,” Saturday night was a pleasure. I’ve never been to the Metrograph before, and it is fabulous. Diana really was something else. The movie is weird and unique and … Continue reading

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TRUMP USES THE MASSACRES HE INCITES TO RAMP UP HIS ATTACKS ON DEMOCRACY

Which dictators was Trump on the phone to last night? This sick, evil monstrosity is fanning the flames raging after the latest massacre by his followers to ratchet up his attacks on a free press. Lawrence Tribe is sounding the … Continue reading

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THE SNAKE OIL BIDEN IS PEDDLDING

Sarah Jones in New York Magazine: “Biden runs on the promise of inertia; he tells voters that if they choose him, the nightmare will recede and we will all go back to the winsome days of beer summits and pragmatism. … Continue reading

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RIGHT-WING BIAS OF THE “MAINSTREAM” MEDIA

Not only did it egregiously skew the debates this week, it’s driven their post-debate coverage. Why are they insisting that Obama was attacked at the debates? Jhect at Daily Kos tells us why: “Well, first off, they didn’t want to … Continue reading

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THIS IS WHY THE DEMS NEED PRIMARY CHALLENGERS

Mckayla Wilkes, who’s challenging Steny Hoyer in the primaries, calls out Liz Cheney’s apocalyptic insanity. Steny Hoyer doesn’t. At least, not yet. The Dem establishment still doesn’t get that someone as dangerous as Cheney needs to be hammered on a … Continue reading

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LIZ CHENEY USES TRUMPIAN PROJECTION TO DEFLECT FROM HER ELEKTRA COMPLEX

You can’t make this up: Rep. Cheney accuses Bernie Sanders of “Daddy issues.” She’s a Trumpster all right; as well as a Cheney. The combo spells absolute disaster for a country that cedes her any power or influence.

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CNN GOT TRUMP ELECTED

And this week we saw again why and how: the moderators, undoubtedly on the orders, as Lawrence O’Donnell pointed out last night, of their paymasters, did everything they could to discourage serious debate. They also employed Republican talking points, used … Continue reading

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TRIBUTE TO DIANA SANDS

Diana would have turned eighty-five this month. If she were alive she would undoubtedly be speaking out against the grotesquerie in the White House, while maintaining a full schedule of acting, producing, and probably directing and teaching as well. Tomorrow … Continue reading

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