What is the Monkeysphere?

One death is a tragedy. One million deaths is a statistic." -Kevin Federline What do monkeys have to do with war, oppression, crime, racism and even e-mail spam? You'll see that all of the random ass-headed cruelty of the world will suddenly make perfect sense once we go Inside the Monkeysphere. "What the Hell is the … Continue reading What is the Monkeysphere?

What is Neoconservatism in a Nutshell?

Neoconservativism In A Nutshell by JIM LOBE https://youtu.be/6ekKvKm0UnA   I’ve been asked to give a kind of Neoconservatism 101 over the next 15 minutes or so, which is a big challenge for me. It took seven hours to get through the subject with the Institute for American Studies in Beijing 12 years ago when Chinese … Continue reading What is Neoconservatism in a Nutshell?

Is Trump an Existential Threat?

Today, we're going to ask the big question. The whole Taco Bell salad bowl value menu. It's what America wants to know and has from the beginning of this tragic comedy. Let's just go ahead and get it over with...   Does Donald Trump represent an existential threat?   Now, I don't need a weatherman … Continue reading Is Trump an Existential Threat?

The Reality-Based Community

"The aide said that guys like me were "in what we call the reality-based community," which he defined as people who "believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality." ... "That's not the way the world really works anymore," he continued. "We're an empire now, and when we act, we create our … Continue reading The Reality-Based Community

Solipsism: What the Hell is Wrong with Donald Trump?

(WTHIWWDT?!? part 1) In the beginning, we all knew he was crazy, including his own people. His people - the Trumpets -  find him an entertaining champion, don't they? It's as if they revel in his bonkersness, isn't it? The difficult thing for most people to understand is Trumpets don't support Donald Trump in spite … Continue reading Solipsism: What the Hell is Wrong with Donald Trump?

What is Oligarchy? Government, gone to the dogs

Does Fox News even have maps? Fox News conservative political commentator Ainsley Earhardt on Friday offered “Fox and Friends” viewers a definition lesson on the word “oligarch,” wondering if her fellow co-hosts “have ever used the word before the last few months.” Earhardt claimed the media’s interest in the Russia investigation is misplaced because “most … Continue reading What is Oligarchy? Government, gone to the dogs