Dan Embree: Pence wants your job and is pretty sure that God intends for him to have it. He’ll pretend to drag his feet, of course, but in the end (say, after 15 minutes) he’ll let God have His way.
Dan Embree: “No matter how poor and ugly you are, you can draw comfort from the knowledge that if you were as rich as me, people would think you beautiful.”
Dan Embree: Dawn Patrol orderly missed shift again. Went to rouse T. Already escaped. Cell-phone drawer in the Oval pried open. Secret Service phone-location sensor tracked him to broom closet on third floor. Found him typing in his underwear.
Dan Embree: Your base is fine with straight-out lies, for sure, but that weaselly stuff about not descending to petty nonsense reminds them of Clinton’s “I did not have sex* with that woman*”.
Jaime O’Neill: I just don’t get how we got to this place where so many American males are so clueless about what a hero might look like and just who the good guys are.
and Paul is all in for “right to work,” but he knows his national Right To Work bill is going nowhere. Kentucky’s tea party-tilting junior senator never figured it would. He knows hogs will fly before the legislation winds up on the desk of President Trump, a fellow RTW fan. Paul is clued in to […]
Tom Hastings: When conflagrations are burning down the astonishingly beautiful forests of the Pacific Northwest, when iconic parklands and treasured places are in flames and we cannot breathe, that is precisely when we need to talk about changing course and fixing this.
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 […]
David A. Love: With white killers, there is a search for motivations. With Black and Brown suspects, no explanation or clarification is necessary.
Ralph Schaffer: AThe daily ritual imposed on public school kids for decades is no more than an attempt at brainwashing, predicated on the assumption that constant repetition of certain ideas will eventually result in conformity to values that the powers that be want instilled in all Americans.
Dan Embree: Doofus” is still a bit hard on your ego, I know, but your ego is big enough – tremendous, actually – to live with it.
Berry Craig: Is Donald Trump a con artist who panders to prejudice to win white votes? Or is he a genuine bigot who means what he says?
Jaime O’Neill: Our odds of getting shot, or of our kids getting shot make venturing out into world a very dicey bet. But what are the odds of finding a “well-regulated militia” in this country? Or a slave revolt?