Historian Roger Griffin’s definition of fascism – palingenesis, populism, and ultranationalism – is deceptively simple. There are literally hundreds of examples of things that Donald has done since he took office that support each of the three main points of Griffin’s definition.
Horrible things said and done by Donald and his Administration – August 2017
August 2017 saw Donald and his minions say or do at least 98 horrible things.
I’m facing a self-defense conundrum
How do I defend myself or others from violent white supremacists and their ilk if self-defense can be spun against me?
Watch this Vice News/HBO video on Charlottesville
This video by Vice News and HBO tells us one thing: the white supremacists and Nazis who terrorized Charlottesville are not going away any time soon.
Whose eulogy could Trump deliver?
This question has been rattling around in my brain since at least the inauguration: Whose eulogy could Trump deliver? There will come a time before January 2021 when it would be appropriate for […]
Charlottesville separates the decent Congresspeople from the unAmerican ones
Dear Congresspeople – a strong condemnation of the white supremacists and Nazis over the weekend was not optional. Speech has political consequences, but so does silence.
Charlottesville serves as a notice to my friends, family, and coworkers
If you support the Nazis and white supremacists in Charlottesville (or coming to Texas A&M on 9/11), there is no place in my life for you.
Mid-century modern bigotry
Frankenstein, 1932: villagers with pitchforks and torches search for the monster who killed the little blonde girl. Berlin, 1933: Brown-shirted Nazis march triumphantly through Berlin by torchlight to celebrate the accession of Adolph […]
Nota Bene #114: Big Star
“The radio makes hideous sounds.” Who said it?