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THE KLEPTPLUTOGARCHY

KLEPTPLUTOGARCHY (noun) /ˌkleptˌplo͞oˈtä ɡärkē/ rule by a very, very small, very wealthy group of thieves. Since Watergate and the ensuing election which brought a Democratic wave the Republican party has earnestly set about to disenfranchise voters. Sadly, in only ten years’ time people forgot the example of Watergate, which revealed the lengths to which Republicans … Continue reading

YOU GO GIRRRL!

‘Year of the women’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and female candidates who claimed historic victories on Tuesday Women are in da House! I have been on about this for years. It’s high time we turned the reins of governance over to women – because we men have been fucking things up forever. Don’t get me wrong – of … Continue reading

WHY MUST I REMAIN CIVIL?

                                                “Lock her up.” It annoys the bloody hell out of me that we are told by so many of our level-headed liberal brethren that we must be civil in our political discourse with Trump’s base. Let me get this straight: I am to be civil with people who unashamedly support the likes of Donald Trump, … Continue reading

THE “AMERICAN WAY” – AN UNPOPULAR VIEW?

I understand that people believe what they are saying when they say something is “un-American.” But, after a long life, I have come to wonder, what exactly is “American”and what exactly is “un-American.” Surely, I cannot be the only one who, besides being upset at the current state of democracy, is tired of hearing the … Continue reading

THE MONSTER AMONG US…AN EDITORIAL

It has now become infuriating to hear reasonable voices on television discussing this person in reasonable terms. “He should have said something to bring this nation together.” “This was his moment to try to heal this great divide between us…this gulf that…” etc. etc. etc. When will these people, these great historians, these Presidential watchers, … Continue reading

HEIL DONALD – ALL HAIL OUR (FEARLESS) “NATIONALIST” LEADER

  na·tion·al-ist;  /naSH(ə)nələst/   noun Exalting one nation above all others and placing primary emphasis on promotion of its culture and interests as opposed to those of other nations or supranational groups. So now, on top of the grotesque lies spewing from the gob of this amoral person which grow more outlandishly implausible with every … Continue reading

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