Monday, June 21, 2021

Tag: president-elect

The Gettysburg Address, slightly updated

Now we are engaged in a great democratic battle, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and dedicated, can tolerate four years of Trumpery.

Trump visits library of Congress, deems it a “good framework for...

He's excited about the opportunities available to a hard-charging mogul who just happens to be President of the United States as well.

Euphemism as journalism: Distracting the audience by focusing on Trump’s skill...

Top-of-the-line political journalists marveled at Trump’s ability to create distractions while they kept themselves—and their audience—distracted from substantive matters.

Thoughts on “It Can’t Happen Here”

Are we just going to give this a whirl and see where it ends while the rest of the world watches?

Trump poised to violate Constitution his first day in office, George...

The Constitution doesn’t allow presidents to seek gifts from foreign agents.

This isn’t just a photo of Ivanka Trump. It’s a middle...

Shredding democratic traditions, one image at a time.

Today’s broken Trump promise: “Blind trust”

Putting the very people who run the president’s businesses on the team that hires for government positions is possibly the most blatant conflict of interest in American history.

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Liberal media propaganda tells the world: America is first

. . . toward America First-ism in foreign policy.

Shrewd deceptions: Lying by omission

Understanding how misguided and arguably insane our military priorities and spending are.
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Ohio cop on leave after driving over gunshot victim

“I want the officer held accountable just like if they get the suspect, they will hold him accountable.”

The Pandemic is us (but now mostly them)

Power, wealth, and justice in the time of COVID-19.

Unknown soldiers: America’s secret, privatized army

While many American policy makers believe that their country is ‘exceptional’ and thus shouldn’t have to follow long established laws, other governments see the precedents they set and act accordingly.