Kathleen Wallace: The moment that leaders begin to step out of a corporate-friendly lane, shit gets real. Fast. A treasured ally becomes the perpetrator of election fraud or the nexus of humanitarian affronts to their people.
Kathleen Wallace: A new Progressive party that can command decency on the part of their candidates will be coming, whether it is going to be a revamped Democratic party or something else remains to be seen.
Kathleen Wallace: Trump didn’t emerge via spontaneous generation from a pile of gambling chips, used condoms, crushed Adderall, and interest on grandpa’s bordello. Well, maybe he did.
Kathleen Wallace: Trump’s been dipping his toes in the water of full-on concentration camps (first I came for the migrants, etc.) so he may have a final solution to the problem and everything can look shinier, brighter, and more like a stunning gold sharpie crossed out all the offending sites.
Kathleen Wallace: You can look at any of the enormous societal problems currently plaguing the US and the world, really, as an extension of short-sided self-interest. A rising tide will sink all of us, thanks to the pesky melt-a-thon we are experiencing.
Kathleen Wallace: When you see forecasts that hint at such widespread destruction and possible human extinction, how do you keep doing your daily routine?
Kathleen Wallace: $18 million is paltry change, and that is the amount in question–many have asked…. what is this? A few trips to Mar-a-Lago? 20 porn star pay-offs? The plastic surgery bill for the Trump clan?
Kathleen Wallace: Gen X in many ways exemplifies the greed of the Boomers (look what age group encompasses the current Silicon Valley parasites) and the terrifying crisis of purpose that Millennials are known for. In short, we are maybe the worst of both worlds.
Kathleen Wallace: Trump supporters consider him a “strongman” but like all strongmen of the past, he keeps his personal tiny hands clean and his bone spurs shiny–all the while scraping and bowing to the authoritarians he so admires.
Kathleen Wallace: The average Amazon worker is toiling for a median pay of $28,446. And in a lot of places that is considered a very good job, even if workers have to urinate in bottles to stay on track.
Kathleen Wallace: These men spring from the womb already knowing all they need to know–that they are, and have been, the recipients of a privilege.
t first I thought we had something of a kakistocracy going, that being government by the least principled in society, but that fine documentary “Idiocracy” made a compelling argument for idiots at the helm—Donald John Mountain Dew The Apprentice Miss Universe Naked Creeper Trump sort of thing…….but that isn’t enough to explain the human phlegm […]
his world is thick with souls having to live in a low grade existential terror every day of their lives—in places like Yemen where the sounds from above could be benign or could very well be bringing death-dealing drones. Or perhaps the Rohingya Muslims who flee those who would burn down their villages and murder […]