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WHY I DESPISE THE REPUBLICAN PARTY – NOW, MORE THAN EVER

Now, even in the face of the terrible and avoidable damage to our country that this self-styled emperor-in-his-mind has done in only one short week, even in light of the obvious fact that this person is clearly deranged, clearly destructive, clearly uninformed, clearly absent any knowledge of our history and our role in the world … Continue reading

FUCK THE REPUBLICAN PARTY, THE REPUBLICAN VOTERS, AND FUCK HERR DRUMPF

Do you want to know how truly despicable the Republican Party electorate is? Polls show that their base does not think it’s a big deal that the Russians hacked our election! They won – and that’s all that matters to them! All that has ever mattered to them. This obscenity hews to the Republican Party … Continue reading

Post Truth Nation by Samuel C. Spitale, Los Angeles journalist

EVERYONE IN THIS COUNTRY SHOULD READ THIS PIECE BY SAMUEL C. SPITALE – AND PASS IT ON.                                                               By now countless journalists, academics, and luminaries have expressed serious concern over the election of Donald Trump. To put it simply, the only ones celebrating his victory are the KKK, Russia, ISIS, and American conservatives. This fact alone should disturb … Continue reading

THE LOGICAL EXTENSION

  Either completely ignorant of the history of relations between China and the U.S., or completely oblivious to same, Donald Trump spoke with Taiwan’s President Friday, threatening to ignite a diplomatic showdown with China even before he takes office. Said Barry Pavel, director of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council. … Continue reading

CAN YOU BELIEVE IT BINKY? CAN YOU MUFFY?

  Somewhere in this, our fair “land of the free,” as we are so fond of bullshitting ourselves, there are pockets of really wealthy people sitting around over cocktails, caviar, and the finest Peruvian flake money can buy, doubled over with laughter at how fucking stupid all the rest of us are. When George W. … Continue reading

THIS PIECE SAYS IT ALL FOR ME!

As I wrote in Barking in the Dark a few days ago, I will NEVER use the P word in front of Trump’s name. This eloquent hard-hitting Op-Ed by Charles M. Blow in today’s NY Times perfectly encapsulates what I think and how I feel about the travesty we now find ourselves a part of. … Continue reading