MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

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Heil to the Drumpf

TweetTrump was not elected on a platform of decency, fairness, moderation, compromise, and the rule of law; he was elected, in the main, on a platform of resentment. Fascism is not our future—it cannot be;…


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The gathering storm

TweetAnyone trying to figure out how Donald Trump became the presumptive presidential nominee of one of the two most powerful parties in the United States, itself the most powerful nation in the world, would have had…





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Election of unelectables

TweetIf anything has become certain this election, it must be that, unless both presidential primaries end up being decided at the conventions and more likable and less divisive candidates are foisted to the surface, Americans are going…





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‘Know-nothingness’ as a party platform

Tweet I’m not going to take a bunch of time dissecting this week’s GOP presidential debate, for trying to look for any kind of productive political dialogue in that veritable wasteland of half-truths, truisms and outright obfuscations…