Mario Solis-Marich: The out-in-the-cold consultants only need ask their Latino and African American counterparts if they want an indication of how chilly it can get outside of 433 Capitol St.
Walter Moss: The crude emergence during the last year of Donald Trump from just another glitzy celebrity to now the most powerful person in our country (and Time’s person of the year) represents a victory (temporary, I hope) of the dark Vegas-Strip aspect of our culture over the more noble, progressive National-Parks side.
Peter Cavanaugh: Blue collar Trump supporters soon discover cynical promises to “bring back jobs” and “invest a trillion dollars in infrastructure” were bold-faced, undeliverable lies
Walter Moss: Liberals and intellectuals who have underrated Trump’s political skills have often done so for the same reason Hitler was often dismissed by cultured people.
Walter Brasch: Most of us within the year will probably declare that we miss Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Lady Liberty “more and more every day.”
William J. Astore: Despite Trump’s thin-skinned nature and relative ignorance of foreign affairs, I don’t see nuclear war in the immediate future. But I do see creeping militarism and growing authoritarianism
Ted Vaill: It is now clear that Putin and Russian intelligence agents provided the leaked emails to Wikileaks. Did the Russians also entirely manipulate our Presidential election procedures?
Walter Moss: What is especially appealing about Sanders’ phrasing is his clear recognition that on some issues there can be no compromise, and global warming is one of them.
Jaime O’Neill: Even before the election, Trump supporters who claimed to be free of racism were lending enthusiastic support to a man who not only said so many racist things, but had so many openly racist supporters.
Peter Laarman: Thomas Jefferson, who owned over 600 enslaved persons during the course of his long life, was highly conscious of the ways in which his wealth increased as long as enslaved women could be made to produce a new baby at least every two years.
elcome to Connect the Dots. Today, we want to review two ways to stop Donald Trump and his team of racist thugs from taking over the country if not the world. Just to mention a few of them: Tom Price: Head of Health and Human Services opposes anything that relates to either Health or Human […]
Charles Hayes: For fifty years after its debut, the Pledge of Allegiance was accompanied by the “Bellamy Salute” – right hand extended with palm upward. This was later changed to disassociate it with the symbolism of the Third Reich.
Walter Moss: Much of Trump’s appeal, just as with Hitler’s, was that he was perceived as someone different than the traditional politicians, as someone who would take bold actions and speak up for ordinary people.