Opinion

  • Can Republicans Get an AHCA Bill to the President’s Desk?

    - Jun 20, 2017
    During the Rachael Maddow show last night I tweeted that something she had said about the secret AHCA bill in the Senate was wrong. She said if the senate passed their bill it would go straight...
  • Rationality v Alternative Facts is the Battle of Democracy v Authoritarianism

    - Feb 8, 2017
    Trump knows his base is not loyal to the Constitution, the United States, the republicans, or to democracy. Like him, they are authoritarians who want a strongman leader who will force their beliefs on everyone else....
  • The Hypocrisy of Right-Wing Christians

    - Feb 7, 2017
    The mainstream media rarely ever calls a Christian who commits an act of terror a terrorist, let alone a radical Christian terrorist. I presume the reason is that they don’t want to offend the majority of their...
  • Confirmation That Being a Senator Trumps Being a Racist

    - Jan 4, 2017
    Sessions’ nomination will be confirmation that being a Senator trumps being a racist. Despite his controversial racist past, Senator Jeff Sessions is probably a shoo-in for Senate confirmation as attorney general. There has been a public outcry, and...
  • This is Not Normal

    - Nov 22, 2016
    Right from the beginning of the primary process, it was obvious this was not a normal election. The party of free trade was suddenly anti-globalization. There was an unprecedented move by the Senate to simply refuse...
  • Trump’s Russian Connection Grows More Sinister

    - Oct 13, 2016
    I began thinking that Trump’s affinity to Russia is somehow tied to his investments and the reason he refuses to release his tax returns. Recently, however, as Trump’s Russian connection grows more sinister, it has become obvious there are more ideological beliefs...
  • A Culture of Lies, Hyperbole and Hypocrisy

    - Aug 31, 2016
    The new American culture is built on lies, hyperbole and hypocrisy. Politicians and the media cultivate the seeds to create a fact-free society where reality is in the eyes of the beholder. Lying is our new national pastime. We...
  • Why Do White Supremacists Feel Superior?

    - Aug 29, 2016
    Why do white supremacists feel superior is a question I do not know the answer to. I have always thought that much of the success people have in life is due to their circumstances. Someone born into money is...