Category Archives: politics

Please make me quit chronicling the cruelty of the president …

Today, our commander-in-chief … … threatened to cut off aid to California in response to … the fires that are ravaging California.  A few issues with that: Trump has failed to note that more than half the forested land in … Continue reading

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About last night …

The tyranny of the minority party is over. Make no mistake — the Republicans are the minority party. In 2016, Trump was elected with 46.1% of the popular vote. Republicans did eke out a narrow victory in the number of … Continue reading

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Whatever happens Tuesday …

… there will be too many people motivated by prejudice and fear. They accept stereotypes of immigrants while turning a blind eye to the violence of people whose families have been for generations. They will ignore the industries and farms … Continue reading

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On negativity and reaching out to snowflakes

Let’s first be clear about who’s a “snowflake” and who isn’t. Much of the country cares about immigrant families. Even if they want to keep everyone out and have even stronger border security than we currently have, they don’t want … Continue reading

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Why we should reject the “liberal” label

“Liberals” these days are under attack. Seems unfair, given that the dictionary definition simply refers to being open-minded and interested in education. To some extent, that isn’t new. A few decades ago, Saturday Night Live had a sketch that was a mock TV … Continue reading

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Yes, climate-change scientists have an agenda …

It’s called “saving the planet,” you self-made ignoramus. You don’t believe me? OK, name another agenda they could possibly have. Money? Nope — they could go make more money selling out their credentials and working for corporations. Power? Ha. Read … Continue reading

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What you should understand if you support Kavanaugh

The purpose of this post isn’t to convince you that Brett Kavanaugh is unfit to be a judge (let alone a Supreme Court justice) or that he attempted to rape Christine Blasey Ford and has a pattern of sexual harassment. … Continue reading

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