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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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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Most conservative, liberal cities

TweetNo real surprises on this list. Other than my metropolitan area of residence, Knoxville, Tenn., which should probably be near the top of this list on the conservative side. Not sure why it isn’t. Of course,…



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Trump on China

TweetSome tough talk from the Trump stump via HuffPost Entertainment:


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The bankruptcy of supply-side economics

TweetThe following video, which, judging by the title, aims to “explain” economics to liberals, was posted by a friend of mine on Facebook, and while I know it was intended to be humorous and not…


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Palin ‘unleashed’

TweetUnlike some progressive commentators, I think Sarah Palin was far from drunk in this video response to a speech by Elizabeth Warren that is available on her website. Apparently, it is completely unedited. Although the…