Kevin Passmore’s definition of fascism has ten characteristics split across five main areas. Donald matches or partially matches all of the characteristics.
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.
Don’t worry: The rich will save the federal government. No, really. Right?
Imagine you’re filthy rich. A one-percenter. You’ve got tons of investments and other sources of interest-based income. Yes, I know, you’ve got that vacation house in Aspen and that skiing chalet in […]
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 […]
Responding to a small businessman who says he did it without any government help AT ALL
A few days ago I offered up Art Pope and Pat McCrory leading North Carolina into the 19th century, a collection of thoughts on the state I was born and raised in. […]
IRS/Tea Party controversy: progressive groups “targeted,” too, and corporate media once again refuses to tell Americans the whole truth
Late Saturday we posted a Scrogues Converse Roundtable looking at the IRS/Tea Party controversy. The debate got started when our colleague Dr. Sid Bonesparkle suggested that perhaps the IRS wasn’t out of […]
Secession: it’s fun to talk about, but is it actually plausible?
Ever since FOX called Ohio for Obama last Tuesday night (touching off a near-hysterical conniption from Karl Rove), talk of secession has been rampant. Groups in all 50 states have started petitions […]
Take out the tax returns day
I, like a lot of other aspiring wonks, watched The West Wing when I was younger. I watched Leo talk about a big block of cheese, I watched CJ stand up for […]
Stop leeching off us hard-working taxpayers you lazy socialist losers!
We’ve written a lot here at S&R about the “donor state/taker state” phenomenon, especially in the context of talk about secession. Of course, you know what they say about the pictures-to-words exchange […]