Is he really mentally unfit for the office, or is he feigning insanity—hoping to use the insanity defense to avoid prison time when the sh*t goes down and the FBI comes for him, his people and his sketchy, shifty-eyed fake royal family?
Corrupt Congress, corrupt president—and somehow the white male voters generally suppose this will all work out for them, since a reported 96 percent of his voters say they would vote for him again.
I invite you to listen to Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s interview with New Yorker editor David Remnick and tell me whether or now you hear the traces of effective evangelism in her voice and in her overall pitch.
Berry Craig: Krystal Ball proposes that New Deal-style, federal government-directed reformism is the Democrats’ best bet to overcome King Leer and to stave off a successor.
After my son viewed a video about Emmett Till on YouTube, he sat down and put pen to paper, writing a short story about Trayvon Martin going to Heaven and meeting Emmett Till.
The solution to bombs is not more bombs—or rather it is the worst and most costly “solution” that usually leads, eventually, to even more bombs exploding and destroying even more innocent noncombatants. Idiot’s Delight.
Gabbard isn’t going to lose her seat because of Tanden and Dean’s tweets. Her opposition to escalating the wars in the Middle East enjoys wide popular support. But the calls for her ouster are instructive in any case.
While the average American may participate in elections, the study found that, ultimately, these voters have little to no influence on the decisions politicians make, once in office.
The fundamental problem is that Progressive ideas ARE NOT embraced whole cloth. Instead they are borrowed selectively and then inserted strategically in Neoliberal platforms, often by Neoliberal regimes.
What is happening at present in various parts of the world is a reaction against globalization, immigration, terrorism, and other phenomena that are changing people’s worlds faster than they can cope with, all encouraging nostalgic nationalism.
“Modern man,” mused Martin Luther King, Jr., “suffers from a kind of poverty of the spirit, which stands in glaring contrast to his scientific and technological abundance.”
If Trump and many of his followers do not think the arts and humanities—and yes, the intellectuals who often support them—are important for us, for our national wellbeing, they are wrong.
Jaime O’Neill: Despite the fact that Trump assured us that, unlike Obama, he wouldn’t have time to play golf if he were elected, the new POTUS has demonstrated that he has the leisure to jet down to his place in Florida each weekend for time on the links.