Brees “apology” make clear he still doesn’t get it. (And Malcolm Jenkins is a hero.) First Drew Brees makes clear he has no idea what he’s talking about by pretending Colin Kaepernick’s protest had something to do with “the flag.” … Continue reading Take a Knee, Drew
I’ve heard people the past few days saying these protests feel different to them. Like, maybe this time we’ll get results? Like George Floyd’s murder was the straw that broke the camel’s back? Like this is the tipping point and … Continue reading Here’s Why These Protests Are Different
Antifa: Trump says group will be designated ‘terrorist organisation’ Hey #ChickenDon, what’s the opposite of “anti-fascist”? Continue reading Antifa = Terrorist, Huh?
Watch this video now. Whoever these people are, they are not protesters. The optics are bad shooting up peaceful gatherings so it’s important for authority to establish at least the illusion of justification. By whatever means necessary. So if the … Continue reading Who Are The “Protesters” in Black?
Our desperation is no accident. Desperation is good for business. Colorado reopened for business yesterday. There were precautions galore, like these posted on the website of one of our favorite local restaurants: You must wear a mask or face covering … Continue reading How Many Dollars Is a Life Worth (and Why Did We Choose This)?
My friend Mario Nicolais, who writes for the excellent Colorado Sun, this morning recommended an Atlantic article to his Facebook friends: “Jonathan Haidt Is Trying to Heal America’s Divisions.” It’s a worthy read and I hope Mario will take it up … Continue reading I Don’t Want to “Heal America’s Divisions”
As any number of Facebook posts and memes have pointed out in recent weeks, we don’t wear masks to protect ourselves, we wear them to protect others. Our homemade cloth masks don’t do a great job of keeping the virus … Continue reading For COVID-19, America is Home
How many times a day do we hear “reopen the economy”? And who’s saying it? The speaker is usually either a “business-friendly” politician or one of the billionaires they all report to. The message is, in and of itself, the … Continue reading Dear America: It’s Time to Decide
In 2016 Bernie Sanders declared himself a Democratic Socialist, and in doing so assured he’d never be president. The issue, then as now, was the “S-word.” Why would you label yourself a Socialist if you want to run for office … Continue reading Democratic Socialism, Social Democracy, and Bernie’s Big Mistake
Social Democracy is not Socialism, but a mixed economic approach that balances the strengths of capitalism with a deep commitment to social justice. I’ve been flying the flag of the Weimar Republic’s Iron Front a lot lately. If you don’t … Continue reading A New Symbol for Progressive Democracy
The Biden Can’t Beat Trump meme is powerful these days, and it’s an opinion held by some people I have a lot of respect for. But. Look, I hate Biden for all the reasons every sensible progressive does. But it’s … Continue reading Joe Can’t Win! Really? Let’s Review….
Send lawyers, guns, and money
Dad get me out of this
Robert Reich’s analysis is worth a read. Continue reading “For incremental reform, vote Bernie”
What will Hillary’s legacy be? She needs to decide now… Continue reading “Hillary Clinton is a Russian asset. Discuss.”
Sure, it may bring down civilization as we know it, but we’ll all die laughing. Continue reading “Trump’s Space Force Logo WTF: the greatest troll in human history”
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? – Mark 8:36 Continue reading “Imagine what it’s like being Donald Trump”
“Waldo, the question is what are you doing out there?” Continue reading “Civil disobedience is now mandatory”
With evidence of Trump’s corruption mounting the hot topic around DC is naturally
impeachment Hunter Biden…
Continue reading “Hunter Biden: The GOP Declares victory over incredulity”