What Would It Take for Trump’s Supporters to Turn on Him?

If he woke up one morning and he was black, they'd turn on him. Not sure if anything else would do it. What do you think? Someone sent in this article below, in which a Trump supporter is interviewed about just this very special - and baffling - topic. What would it take? This is … Continue reading What Would It Take for Trump’s Supporters to Turn on Him?

Noam Chomsky: Hopes and Anxieties in the Age of Trump

Finally someone else said it out loud. I agree completely with Chomsky's take here. Decrease tensions with Russia. End the endless "Impeach Trump" saga. We don't need convoluted reasonings to reach these conclusions. We don't want Trump blowing up things, including us. So stop encouraging him to do so. That's it. Thank you. Duck and … Continue reading Noam Chomsky: Hopes and Anxieties in the Age of Trump

Shadow Rulers of Veterans Affairs

How Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter and two other Mar-a-Lago cronies secretly shape the Trump administration’s veterans policies. by Isaac Arnsdorf   Last February, shortly after Peter O’Rourke became chief of staff for the Department of Veterans Affairs, he received an email from Bruce Moskowitz with his input on a new mental health initiative for the … Continue reading Shadow Rulers of Veterans Affairs

Annul Trump’s Presidency: What Would Jefferson Do?

If you are a regular reader, you already know we try to maintain some level of intellectual honesty here. Cute cats and some cartoons with mostly serious observations on our common situation in America. Therefore, mostly for shits and giggles - and with an eye full of skepticism - here's a couple of essays to … Continue reading Annul Trump’s Presidency: What Would Jefferson Do?

Regular people go to prison; rich or connected people do whatever they want.

Only some people pay the consequences for systemic corruption in America. Tuesday’s conviction of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chair, and the plea deal reached by Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen represent a stark divergence from the historical norm. In the United States, few people of Cohen’s or Manafort’s wealth, status, and political … Continue reading Regular people go to prison; rich or connected people do whatever they want.