Pretty much speechless

I’m not sure I have anything fitting to say about President Donald Trump’s attempt at ‘leadership’ during the post-hurricane crisis in Puerto Rico. I mean…what would an appropriate comment be? He’s lashing out at both their threadbare political leaders – who are not out playing golf, but spending every ounce …

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Hullo fascism

Today’s depressing news drove me to Wikipedia where I spent time reading up on fascism. This thumbnail from Columbia’s Robert Paxton seems fit for us. Quote: A form of political behavior marked by obsessive preoccupation with community decline… Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his …

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The new normal

There are always plenty of things going on. There are the TV news breaks and press conferences. There are the incoming appointments and cabinet picks. There are the political players jockeying for high position, and the eventual winners and losers. There are the endless talks of policy and tone, priorities …

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Trouble in Trumpville

Look at this. Mr Trump, this is bullshit. Can you hire someone who doesn't work for Goldman Sachs? What about that swamp? Huh? https://t.co/t2QkXsrtBy — Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) November 30, 2016 Plenty of angst already bubbling up in the fever bogs of the true believers. Donald hasn’t yet whipped ISIS’ …

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