Think Anew, Act Anew

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The Violent Lie

If anyone went to Charlottesville looking to start a fight with the Nazis, fascists and other scum assembled last weekend, they were wrong to do so. If anyone provoked a … Continue reading

August 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

White ISIS

Scenes of the Alt Right in action, Charlottesville South Carolina, August 12, 2017 Let’s call them what they are:  White ISIS Some very fine people, the President says…  

August 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

She Died for Her Country

The Confederate States of America – the racist slave state of the South – may have lost the Civil War, but lives on in the hearts and minds of millions … Continue reading

August 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Theme Song

Let’s whistle a happy tune, shall we? I don’t wanna wait, for my life to be over. * * * In a week when the President of the United States … Continue reading

August 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

ReTrumplicans don’t need Elections

There has never been serious doubt about the inherently anti-democratic, fascistic element feeding Trumpism. It is the product of cultural developments that have both changed the Republican Party, and been assiduously … Continue reading

August 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

What Occupation?

Events in Jerusalem the last two weeks have spiked public interest in the Arab-Jewish conflict in the Holy Land.  The usual sides are drawn and taken, the usual rhetoric is … Continue reading

July 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Belief so often conquers wisdom

The torment of the Gards If you have not known fear before, you find out what it tastes like when you bring a baby home. You live the rest of … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment