Friday, August 23, 2019

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Gut check on the guttiest, nuttiest president. Bar none

We have words for those who elevate internal, non-logical feelings over mind – contrary to what that vast conspiracy of humanity calls consensual knowledge: delusional, hustlers, deceivers, crack pots or people of bad faith.

The left is already winning the 2020 presidential race

Democrats are embracing bold progressive policies – and setting the terms of the debate – for the first time in 40 years.

Crunch-time: Exposing the worst leadership stunt since the divine right of...

History’s greatest modern leadership stunt – that is, Trump playing at being president – has earned a clear dump-by date. Exposure of lawless Trumpery increases geometrically by its range, duration and interwoven criminality – plus the extraordinary number of insider sources.

What will Donald Trump be remembered for?

So tell me that he won’t be remembered for his absolute, if ignorant, dedication to the taking down of civilization.

Six potential lessons from our most debased presidency

To restore America, we need both vilify Trump for what he is – and defy his gang – but also reluctantly face how epic excesses clarity our moral, intellectual and political choices.

Trump’s art of the no deal (revised and updated)

One of the biggest cons from the biggest conman to occupy the Oval Office is that he’s a dealmaker.

Mexico’s election was a victory for democracy itself

The hunger for change manifested at the polls provides a vital impetus for the government as it begins to overcome Mexico’s vested interests and democratic deficits.

Mexico’s leftist president-elect AMLO promises sweeping changes on corruption, poverty, drug...

López Obrador ran an anti-corruption, anti-violence campaign and has vowed to expand pensions for the elderly, boost spending for social programs and increase grants for students.

‘I am the state:’ The rise of ‘democratic’ autocracy in Turkey

Despite this seemingly good news, there’s a growing authoritarianism on the part of Erdogan and his allies that’s had real world consequences.

Mexican election 2018: ‘Mexico’s Bernie Sanders’ set to win

We already know who is going to be the president of Mexico for the next six years. It’s ‘AMLO’, short for Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...
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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

Back to thoughts and prayers: Donald Trump abandons support for enhanced background checks

"It's the people that pull the trigger, it's not the gun that pulls the trigger."

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...