Jaime O’Neill: The volume and viciousness of the hate mail I received from a handful of regulars grew in intensity until I was finally prompted to write a direct reply to those “progressives” who had begun to include my family in their hate screeds.
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Mel Gurtov: As divisive as Vietnam was, it is beginning to pale beside the hate and violence spurred by an incompetent, deceitful, corrupt, racist, and arrogant Trump administration.
Jaime O’Neill: Meanwhile, we had the spectacle of Donald J. Trump, the guy who leads the nation, and the guy who still believes that manmade global warming is a hoax, popping in and out of Texas and Florida for photo ops.
Berry Craig: “We achieved all of our objectives,” said white supremacist Matthew Heimbach in the story. “We showed that our movement is not just online, but growing physically.”
Jaime O’Neill: My column ran for a few months without my picture appearing next to it, and I was glad my image wasn’t next to those opinions when the first reactions began coming in.
Karen Hilfman: Per the administration, the students violated school policy by “intentionally blocking or restricting access” to a campus talk by Heather Mac Donald, a pro-police and anti-Black Lives Matter advocate. But inflicting real material harm on its students with suspensions, especially for a first time offense, is chilling.
“On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of this land will reach their heart’s content at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.”
WJ Astore: It’s not just that U.S. media coverage actively suppresses dissent of America’s wars: it passively does so as well, which is arguably more insidious.
Larry Wines: The end of Net Neutrality is the corporacrat bankster’s dream— because nobody can get anything, anywhere, unless the right people make a lot of money.
awyer-approved CIA torture, “renditions” to other state torturers, mechanized assassination-by-drone (with many thousands of innocents collaterally killed), bloody and chaotic regime change premised on falsified intelligence, the moral injury suffered by soldiers in America’s interminable twilight wars, what the liberators saw in the Nazi death camps, the ongoing legacy of American lynching: these are all […]
RJ Eskow: Trump held forth for more than forty minutes, mocking his enemies, humiliating his friends, and committing at least one major diplomatic gaffe.
Robert Reich: As the tweets and rallies become shriller and more provocative, their clear message is that Trump’s critics are bad people who are conspiring to undo his presidency – people whom Trump supporters must “not let” silence him, who deserve to be slammed the way Trump took it out on CNN in the mock video he posted Sunday morning.
ost media reports have portrayed Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski as aggrieved victims of Donald Trump’s Thursday twitter tantrum. It can’t be pleasant to be attacked so personally by the president, but Scarborough and Brzezinski are fighting back. On their MSNBC show “Morning Joe” on Friday and in an op-ed column in theWashington Post entitled […]