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They Claim to Be the “Real Americans”, But Trump and His Followers Are Merely Racist Bigots

Perhaps the most egregious Big Lie spun by so many on the Right Wing of this nation's politics, is that THEY represent the "Real Americans" and the "Real America".  I can't pin down whether this Big Lie is the result of stupidity,... Continue Reading →

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Trump, Weinstein and Pence: Three Faces of American Misogyny

Perhaps the most ironic feat of conservative hypocrisy of the past month has been the alacrity with which the Right Wing has been castigating the Left about Harvey Weinstein. The talking points parroted by so many conservative commentators has involved... Continue Reading →

We True American Patriots Must Stop Bringing Knives to Gunfights With These Trump Traitors

Considering my long, Left-wing history as a New Deal Democrat and my minor political activism in the 60's and 70's, against American Racism and the Vietnam War, some would think that I am loathe to call myself a patriot.  They... Continue Reading →

In the Age of Trump the Eternal Cluelessness of the Avenging Mind

The election of Donald Trump entails far more than our country being led by an angry, revengeful narcissist,  who only sees the world as a reflection of his needs.  Supporting this man, once you get past the greedy oligarchs demanding... Continue Reading →

Inflaming the Delusions of Trump and the Republicans is the American Myth of “Rugged Individualism”

Almost all of the dangers now facing our country, in this Age of Trump with Republican Control of Congress, stem from the primary American Myth of "Rugged Individualism".  Belief in this mythology is at the base of the Republican hatred... Continue Reading →

John McCain’s Vote on Healthcare Wasn’t Heroic….He Was Just Doing the Right Thing

Ever since our messed up political system installed a narcissistic bully as president, the 60% of Americans who were appalled by this have been desperately searching for some comfort that this too shall pass. In the midst of our justifiable... Continue Reading →

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