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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 →

If You’re Angry About Kneeling Football Players Because of Our Troops…..You Are Either a Fool or a Racist!

Our race baiting, narcissist President has started a culture war against Black NFL football players in order to distract from his Russian treason.  More than a year ago Colin Kaepernick,  a National Football League Quarterback refused to stand during the... Continue Reading →

“Tax Reform” Means the Rich Get Tax Cuts – We’ve Seen This Horror Movie Before

Now that they've frightened most of us Americans with their failure to "repeal and replace",  the corrupt Congressional Republicans are actually getting down to their real agenda, which they falsely call "tax reform".  The majority of the American people actually... Continue Reading →

Five Things We’ve Learned (Or Haven’t Learned) About America in the Age of Trump

When I was a boy, so long ago, the 21st Century was a science fiction dream in a distant, hopeful future where the world be a better place and full of wonders. America was the land of the victors, with... 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 →

How We Know That Our America is Getting Crazier Than We Could Have Imagined

With a five day hiatus, while driving South to my home, I had a lot to think about while behind the wheel.  In the almost ten months since our country elected a dim witted Reality TV star as president, each... Continue Reading →

Impeaching Trump is Just the Opening Gambit, Taking Back Our America is the End Game

So many millions of us are living with the anger and frustration of having an obviously despicable human being as President,  that in our discomfort and discontent all we desire is his removal from office.  One doesn't need polls to... Continue Reading →

Football Fuels the American Oligarchy

Another season of American football,  the most popular and most wealth creating sport in our country, is underway all across our country.  Professional football's Super Bowl game,  watched by 100 million people has become the premier American Holiday, surpassing Christmas... Continue Reading →

The Human Race is Endangered By Climate Change Stupid….Why Are You Right Wingers So Dumb?

Though I spend my summers in the mountains of New York, my home is located in South Florida and is now in imminent danger from Hurricane Irma. Still in my mountain bungalow, the TV is on constantly, providing updates as... Continue Reading →

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