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.
Donald Trump is still a fascist – Part 2 (update)
Since taking office, Donald has become noticeably more fascist (in an authentic 1930’s, Benito Mussolini way), at least according to the characteristics that historian of fascism Stanley G. Payne researched and described.
Horrible things said and done by Donald and his Administration – July 2017
During the 2016 campaign, Donald told the nation exactly how horrible a person he is and how terrible a President he would be. In July 2017 there were at least 77 reported examples of Donald or his minions doing the horrible things Donald said he would.
Dear Donald, the FBI needs to enforce federal law not resurrect the spirit of J. Edgar Hoover
Dear Donald, Two nights ago, after firing now former FBI director James Comey, you tweeted the following: James Comey will be replaced by someone who will do a far better job, bringing […]
Unnamed sources? Journalists should teach readers why they were used
On Thursday, four journalists for CNN reported: The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to […]
Donald attacks the media, FBI, and intelligence agencies over Flynn’s “resignation”
As I expected, media reports that forced Michael Flynn to “resign” have Donald out for blood.
After Michael Flynn’s resignation, Donald will be out for blood
Donald doesn’t lose well. I doubt he’ll ignore the role of the media and FBI leaks in Flynn’s resignation Michael Flynn, Donald’s now former National Security Advisor, resigned from his position this […]
The feds and computer upgrades: Incompetence often rules
If another reason is needed to wonder about the effectiveness of the federal government, consider its ability to upgrade computer systems. Or, rather, its inability to do so on time and within […]
Is it a felony when companies ask for Facebook passwords? My letter to the FBI…
It has recently come to my attention that you thought it would be really clever to ask prospective employees for their Facebook passwords so that you could peek under the hood and […]
Nota Bene #121: Birds of an Ancient Feather
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]