Nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue

By cutting the subsidies that “make up” the portion of the premiums that the poor don’t pay (not the poorest, who, long since, were denied Medicaid coverage by Republicans in twenty-plus states) just as open enrollment is set to begin, he hopes to force insurance companies OUT of the market. Continue reading

Shooting: The Obligatory Liberal is Sacrificed to Right Wing PeeCee

The assassination of dialogue via “political correctness” from the right, and the literal assassination of a career by organized blogswarm is FAR MORE DANGEROUS than any ill-considered tweet by a CBS (former) employee. Continue reading

Leaks? Leaks! LEAKS?!??

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.

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‘Assassin’s Screed’, or Why Ted Nugent Fears Me Part ii.

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