Since I left college in the ‘60s, my “thankful” list has shrunk. The “not thankful” list is on its second ream of paper. Ah, Thanksgiving. The time to be thankful, as tradition […]
US electronics are classified as “arms” to prevent the US’ enemies from developing advanced technologies, yet Donald is OK selling actual US-made guns and ammunition. What the fuck?
Is it just me, or did Donald threaten to nuke 25 million North Koreans yesterday, before the UN, a body created specifically to reduce the risk of a nuclear World War III?
In a Scrogues Converse feature, Jim Booth, Lex and @Doc reconsider the decision to rein Sherman in before he burned the Confederacy to the ground. [Ed. Note: Jim was an English teacher […]
For some reason it’s OK to slap a bumper sticker on your car that identifies you as a “Proud parent of a US soldier,” but it’s not OK to be proud if your child is a teacher, a government bureaucrat, or a sanitation worker.
America is a great idea, but it’s hard to love these days. At some point tonight millions and millions of us will find ourselves sitting in a stadium or a park or […]
Moyers & Co, a fine source of journalism from outside the deeply consolidated mainstream, ran a piece today, Mistakes in the News Are Not Fake News. It’s an occasionally scathing article, but […]
In the last two days I’ve been tone policed for being unkind, uncool, and tribal. Mind you, the single person doing the tone policing had nothing to say about what I signified. […]
What should FIFA do now that the Arab world has had enough of Qatar’s bullshit? Double down, baby! A number of Arab countries including Saudi Arabia and Egypt have cut diplomatic ties with […]
Noam Chomsky, of all people, has called Tricky Dick “America’s last liberal president.” Sadly, he couldn’t have been more right. Way back in 2008 I said this: If he were a candidate in […]