Wednesday, December 2, 2020

More and War

So many tax dollars have been spent on the further militarization of the country. We no longer have the slightest idea what life might be like if, instead of 17 significant intelligence outfits, we had just two of them, or even one.

The great clanging, self-inflicted, farcical Trump implosion

I conclude Trump took himself out of the race because he was and is in self-destruction mode.

STUNNING NEWS! Trump experiences an Enlightenment, takes actions to end his term with positive...

If you believed that Trump had had an enlightenment and had become a completely changed man. If you were suckered into buying into that, then I have to tell you this: it was all a huge hoax, nothing more than fake news.

Biden should give thanks to First Peoples for giving him the White House

This Thanksgiving, Biden supporters can give thanks to Indigenous Peoples. But please don’t blame them if Biden turns out to be a turkey.

Trumped up tantrums boomerang, fully affirming election legitimacy plus dividing the right

How do even smarter politicians than Trump defend themselves against being slammed as anti-democratic, majority-hating Betrayers of Legitimate Elections?

If maliciously defying voting doesn’t justify another impeachment, what does?

Where are widespread calls to arms that defying a legitimate election qualifies as the crisis of crises?

Writing as Resistance

Doomed writers buried their accounts of the Warsaw ghetto in the hope that they could teach whoever unearthed the documents about good, evil, indifference and the importance of the truth as an act of resistance. They have left us a trove of papers on how to construct a life of meaning.

U.S. progressives and a Biden foreign policy

With more progressives than ever in the country’s federal government, there may be an opportunity for the United States to really re-evaluate its foreign policy and place in the world.

We Are All Greeks Now

The suffering of the Greeks is just like the suffering of ordinary Americans—the only thing that benefits is the profit margins of financial institutions. When will human life be of concern to corporate capitalists?

Inequality gone viral: The obscene numbers

Something has to be done to heal the rupture in the sickened body of our nation.