Send lawyers, guns, and money Dad get me out of this You’ve partied like there’s no tomorrow. You and your bros drunk, smoked, snorted and fucked your way through the whole semester. […]
July 4, 2018: What, if anything, can stave off the ruination of the Republic?
Only trust … assuming it can still be found. In 2007, on this overblown, sadly commercialized holiday whose historical moment has been buried by beer, barbecue, patriotic bombast, and over-the-top, often taxpayer-paid […]
The media should confront politicians about their lies directly, by calling them liars
The United States is in an existential fight for its democratic soul and its American values. Media VIPs should treat lying politicians accordingly.
Trump is the tycoon of failure
Obamacare is like the movie monster that defies every attempt to kill it. Now Trump wants the GOP to let it die a natural death so “the Republicans are not going to own it.” But they do own it.
The Republicans’ ‘trolley problem’
by djerrid The “trolley problem” is a classic philosophical moral dilemma. The thought experiment is as such: A runaway trolley is speeding down the rails where it will hit a group of […]
The Congressional Budget Office scores Trumpcare: immoral
Trumpcare will make more people uninsured than Obamacare insured. That’s immoral, and it’ll be a clue-by-four to the head for Donald’s supporters and the Republicans supporting Trumpcare.
Republican overreach will hopefully lead to massive losses in 2018
167 million people didn’t vote for Donald. I’d like the Republicans to do everything in their power short of permanently and irreversibly damaging the United States itself to inspire those people to vote against the Republicans in two years.
The ‘enemy of the American People’ doesn’t work at your local newspaper
It engenders anger to know the president of the United States says that what I did for a living for 20 years — and what I’ve spent 25 years teaching — represents […]
A letter to my nieces, November 2016
By Amber Healy In the early afternoon of Election Day 2016, I traded messages with a good friend, heart swelling with hope. “To think … maybe, just maybe, the kiddos we love […]
Congressional honor? A breeder of hope? Hold not your breath …
As honor dwindles, so does hope. Is hope a descendant of honor? If if is, perhaps a little hope can be derived from recent statements of members of Congress in response to […]