I’m not a doctor, so this is not a medical diagnosis. But it is a reminder that we need to keep things in perspective. And when it comes to Hillary Clinton, part […]
Dear Hillary, Get rid of all your stuff. I know I sound like Inconvenient Jesus right now. Just do it. All the pantsuits, all the jewelry, all the hairspray, the mouthwash, everything, […]
Why Donald Trump is a fascist, part four of an eight part essay. Fascism according to historian Kevin Passmore’s definition.
Hillary Clinton will lose in a landslide. We can build a bridge to tomorrow, with hopes and dreams and renewable energy and some new alloy that US Steel is keeping under wraps. […]
There are two stories to be told about the Nevada Democratic Party Convention – what really happened, and Sanders’ response to it. The first story is one of confusion, partisanship, passion, and poor choices. The second leads me to conclude that, while I still support most of Sanders’ policies, I can no longer support Sanders himself.
#BernieOrBust movement feels democracy itself is threatened. Sanders as VP candidate would ease those worries. Hillary Clinton is worried about party unity. She should be. Bernie Sanders leads a grassroots movement larger […]
As I scan the headlines here and there, I encounter a new brand of fuckery…the claim that refusal to vote Hillary if Bernie doesn’t win the nomination is privilege. That’s some serious […]
Exposing the rift in America’s labor politics The Guardian has an excellent piece that dissects the Trump phenomenon with an honesty not found in American media: Millions of ordinary Americans support Donald Trump. […]
Bernie stands for idealism and political revolution, Hillary for pragmatism and incremental improvements on Obama’s legacy. These two candidates present a fascinating and terrifying choice for the Democratic Party.
I’m against tyranny. This is a popular political position. Americans pride ourselves on defending liberty from the machinations of malevolent power all over the world. It is our heritage, beginning with the […]