I HAVE A GREAT CITY COUNCILMAN

Corey Johnson’s tweeting from DC today, where he’s engaged in civil disobedience at McConnell’s office.

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MINCHONOK ON SOLOVIEV

His jump:

“It gave the impression, even for us, as professionals, that God was pulling him up unto Himself. It would stop your breath, you would get goose bumps.”

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THE PRESSES ARE STOPPING

Ross Barkan in the Guardian: “Journalism today is dying because no one has really figured out how to financially support it in a winner-take-all capitalist system.”

Barkan cites shocking statistics about the attrition in news reporters. I mean, when news has been downsized this way, are we surprised that arts writing is running on fumes?

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NATURALLY

Trump wants to boost nuclear energy — is there any toxic, obsolete technology as well as belief system that he doesn’t champion?

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IMAGINE THAT

Bluster-buss Sean Hannity, paid a huge salary to lie to his viewers about every subject under the sun, points a finger at “NYC elites”!!

The same Sean Hannity who couldn’t believe his listenership was gullible enough to actually believe what he spouted on air.

Now he believes.

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FOX’S TREASON ACKNOWLEDGED

The “news” network’s loyalty is only to Trump and the GOP, not to the United States.

Kurt Eichenwald of Newsweek, despite being gif-attacked by a Fox shock trooper, continues to tell us what Fox “News” really is.

Most recently to Joy Ann Reid.

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THIS IS THE DEPTHS TO WHICH WE’VE SUNK

The United States is the wealthiest and the most economically unjust industrialized country in the world.

Jake Johnson at CommonDreams writes about the ever-increasing inequality crisis.

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PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY IS ONLY FOR INNER CITY PREGNANT WOMEN

The GOP runs its scam by lecturing and hectoring the victim of its social and economic brutalization.

It’s their fault. They’re not doing enough to combat their subjection.

That is the smokescreen behind which the party hides as its perpetuates the most massive heist in this country’s history.

But when the GOP perpetrators asked to take responsibility for any action at all, they immediately launch a fusillade of blame.

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GOP SABOTAGES ACA, THEN CLAIMS IT’S “EXPLODING”

As usual, Dean Baker, here writing in the Los Angeles Times, tells truth to hooey.

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TRUMP IS THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN THE WORLD

At Truthout, William Rivers Pitt explains how and why.

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