The old superstitious notion that eclipses aren’t portents of doom isn’t refuted by this moon-ths news.
Trump will finally be enraged at the leakiness of the White House, and a predictable purge will take place. A complete clamping down on leaks, and a witch hunt for leakers will ensue, whether the White House Press Corpse (sic) notices or not — and that is being purged right now.
We have achieved a moment in which the two polarities occupy two incompatible competing “realities” — “real,” save for the fact that one reality is buttressed almost entirely with made-up facts and “fake news.” Oh, and projection. Not difficult to figure out which is which. Continue reading
Let me scream with all the pent-up passion of moderation that this is as screamingly wrong an action and an abuse of free speech as ever toppled a decent and humane nation: it is an attack on the very notion of moderation. Continue reading
The general consensus is that it’s merely the House bill with some provisions re-stated in order to seem less cruel. Continue reading
… a snowball has started rolling down a steep (if not slippery) slope and we happen to be aboard … Continue reading
Stripping health care, environmental protections, labor and workplace safety regulations, etc. etc. turns us into a NON-manufacturing, raw materials exporting third world nation. Destroying our science and censoring scientific information returns us to the Dark Ages. Continue reading
The reason for Comey’s firing was the Russia investigation. The White House tried to lie about it, but Trump managed to contradict the lie (probably with others) in the space of twenty four hours. Continue reading
Only problem is, as with The Producers, nobody had any contingencies for what would happen if it became a hit. Continue reading
Homophobes Try to Take Down Colbert for ‘Homophobic’ Slurs: In the Annals of Hypocrisy, few acts have been so low or so cynical.