We view things and people on a continuum that stretches from REALLY bad (-10) to REALLY good (+10), and all points in-between. And THAT is the secret to the relationship between Donald Trump and us on the political Right. In the election of November, 2016, we had the choice between a minus SEVEN and a minus FOUR, and a lot of us — including me — voted for the less awful. It was the right thing to do, but almost none of us liked it. Not one bit. Continue reading Explaining the Relationship Between Trump and the Political Right — Simply
Hillary’s really good at understanding policy. Everyone said so. The problem is: The policies she understands really well are really stupid. And she demonstrates her vast understanding of her really stupid thought, ideas and policy prescriptions really well. In other words: Dumb as a stick. Continue reading Dumb As A Stick
It would have been a shock if there had NOT been a parade of unprovable, and unDISprovable, accusations leveled against him, and amplified by the press, as soon as he won the primary for the Alabama Senate seat. Skepticism about the charges against Roy Moore is not only rational and intelligent, it’s the RIGHT state-of mind. I remember thinking, at the news of Moore’s triumph in the Alabama Senate primary: “I wonder what dirty tricks the Democrats will do to get this Senate seat.” Continue reading Roy Moore — Facts, Questions, A Modest Proposal, and a Final Very Important Point
As usual, we have a more in-depth take on this. First some background: Jane Sanders is the wife of Socialist … Continue reading Jane Sanders Under Investigation for Bank Fraud — the Real Story
You read it here first — there’s just no way the Russians, as embodied by Vladimir Putin, wanted Donald Trump to win the 2016 presidential election. There’s no doubt that Vladimir Putin wanted Hillary Clinton to win the 2016 Presidential election. Read why here, first. Continue reading You Read It Here First – Part II
Bottom Line: When you never refer to someone without using the heavily freighted term, “far-right,” then you’re taking the lazy way out. … Continue reading NPR Watch (3/9/17) – Pre-emptive Vilification
FINALLY!!! NPR Worries About Fascistic Tendencies in the American Government! Wow! ‘Bout Flargin’ Time!!! Oh, that’s right — a Republican … Continue reading NPR Watch (3/7/17) — The FASCISTS Are Coming!!!