Archive for September 2019
Video: If He Resigns…
If you haven’t done so, do check out this article in Newsweek by Tim Marcin, “Donald Trump Will Resign the Presidency in 2019 in Exchange for Immunity for Him and His Family, Former Bush Adviser Says.” In the piece, Marcin quotes Alan J. Steinberg, who was an advisor to George W. Bush, as saying that…Read More
Video: The Monster That Comes After
A little video about what comes after Trump… USAToday just called 45 “unfit for office.” That’s good, and let’s hope it is a sign of things to come. But, still, we need to be wary. The problems that led to Trump are still there. If we don’t address them, we will just have another, and…Read More
France/Germany Block FB’s Funny Money
France and Germany have agreed to jointly block Facebook’s new crypto- currency, Libra. According to Reuters, “In a joint statement, the two governments affirmed that “no private entity can claim monetary power, which is inherent to the sovereignty of nations.” Bravo to France and Germany!Read More
The Beginning Of Their End?
It is an interesting moment in western history. In this country, Trump is finally facing an impeachment inquiry. In Britain, Boris Johnson has suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of the nation’s supreme court. In Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu fights for political survival. Nothing is firmly decided. The Right could still weather this particular storm.…Read More
Bill Weld: Trump Is A Traitor
Bill Weld is an odd duck to say the least. As governor of Massachusetts, he led the charge for privatization of state resources. (It didn’t always go well. I know. I was in the state at the time.) Then, as the vice presidential candidate of the Libertarian Party, he did his best to help shift…Read More
GOP = RIP?
Pollster and political analyst Stanley B. Greenberg has a new book out, RIP GOP, How the New America Is Dooming the Republicans. In it, he argues convincingly that changes in America’s demography (immigration), way of life (urbanization), and changes in gender relations (feminism) are so changing America that the Republican party is pretty much doomed.…Read More
No Safe Fracking!
Meme: What Has He Destroyed Today
Trump and Netanyahu: Two Demagogues of Identical Stripe
1. Both, having committed criminal acts, are avoiding trial and possible imprisonment by virtue of their currently held high office, but fully cognizant that if either loses his re-election, the feared eventuality might become realized. 2. Both are self-portrayed leaders with global reach by meeting with heads of nuclear-armed states; Trump, with Kim Jong…Read More