You don’t have to believe everything Donald Trump does to vote for him, but you do have to be OK with everything he believes, and he believes some really awful stuff.
Why Donald Trump is a fascist, part seven of an eight part essay. Fascism according to Italian intellectual and author Umberto Eco’s definition.
Why Donald Trump is a fascist, part five of an eight part essay. Fascism according to historian Emilio Gentile’s definition.
Legal, but not constitutional: how the government is weasel wording the public about Edward Snowden and the NSA
The Edward Snowden/NSA/PRISM uproar continues, and in the argument over whether or not he’s a Real American Patriot or your basic criminal vigilante the whole fucking point is getting lost. In fact, […]
The independently minded political animal always wrestles with times of transition, and the changeover from the Bush to Obama regimes has been worse than most. During the Dubya years it was easy […]
Gonna try something different
I now know why Elvis shot that TV set. If you missed it, Stephen Colbert’s special guest last night was conservative pundit George Will. I almost typed “addle-headed pathological liar George Will,” […]
In describing the Democratic response to Bush’s sabre-rattling toward Iran, Power of Narrative’s Arthur Silber summed things up neatly: They don’t object because — they don’t object. The only thing wrong with […]
By Martin Bosworth There isn’t much I can add about Ron Paul’s fundraising success that hasn’t already been said before and better (particularly by Glenn Greenwald), except that this is an even […]
By Martin Bosworth This afternoon I participated in a conference call with members of the American Civil Liberties Union and several prominent bloggers, discussing the ACLU’s strategy for pushing the Democrats to […]