Between July 1, 2017 and December 31, 2019, Donald and his Administration did over 3000 different loathsome things.
Let’s talk, America…and let’s start with the so-called Deep State, because why not?
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Horrible things said and done by Donald and his Administration – January 2018
January 2018 saw 155 examples of horrible behavior, with the biggest increases coming in the categories of belittling and mocking people and immigrant-hating, with smaller increases in authoritarianism, propaganda, and attacking equal protection under the law.
Still more Russian meddling on Facebook
If you’ve ever wondered how someone becomes radicalized on the internet, finds themselves immersed in a counterfactual narrative so compelling they are driven to violent acts against innocent strangers based on an […]
About that Russian meddling on Facebook
The fundamentals of guerrilla warfare, or detective work, indeed of any contest in which one is overmatched, involve dividing before conquering. Turn the enemy against himself. It’s in the Book of Joshua […]
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.
Sochi opening ceremony: when Goebbels and Reifenstahl met Cirque du Soleil
Alexander Putin may not be preparing to invade Europe, but he understands the value of spectacle in establishing a nation’s place in the world. The Winter Olympics opening ceremonies in Sochi may […]
The UNSHARE button: Can we all just step away from the propaganda?
Our social media activities would benefit from a dose of critical thinking. A lie can run round the world before the truth has got its boots on. – Terry Pratchett I had […]
The 7th Sign: David Brooks in the Times, telling the truth about Romney
This is just remarkable. And it may be the 7th Sign. I try not to read David Brooks any more than I have to because every time I do I wind up […]
Doubleplusungood: Adam Smith (D-WA), indefinite detention "hero" of NDAA amendment fame, pushes domestic propaganda
If you’re not from Washington State, you might only know of Adam Smith for sponsoring HR 4192 – Due Process and Military Detention Amendments Act, a laudable act, to be sure. While […]