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Fake News Not New News

Yeah, Trump’s attacks on media are more pointed and virulent (obligatory “he’s despicable” here), but it’s really not anything new. Reagan often “went over the media’s head and directly to the people,” and Fox News emerged and owes its profits … Continue reading

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Who You Gonna’ Believe, Me or Your Lyin’ Eyes? Trump and Media

Love Them, They’re Liberals (An Occasional Series) Headlines on the NY Times website today (January 22d) “White House Pushes ‘Alternative Facts.’ Here Are the Real Ones” “With False Claims, Trump Attacks Media on Turnout and Intelligence Rift” And from HuffPo … Continue reading

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Memo to Jill Stein: “I Cost Hillary the Election”

I don’t know any of the Little League candidates running who ran for Prez in 2016, but I do have some advice for them, which I offer here: Take the Rap. Take the hit.  Stand up, say it loud and … Continue reading

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MLK for Sale? How to Package a Radical (Redux)

[I wrote this last year and was going to write something similar or revise this but realized I really can’t add much that isn’t said here.  The sanitization of King continues as liberals continue to shred his legacy to make … Continue reading

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Normalizing Trump and the Power of Gold (showers): Love Them, They’re Liberals (An Occasional Series)

“I can take about an hour on the tower of power/’Long as I gets a little golden shower” Frank Zappa, “Bobby Brown,” Sheik Yerbouti —— Today’s NYT website headline:  “How a Sensational, Unverified Dossier Became a Crisis for Donald Trump” … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Kelsey, 12/26/88-3/11/10

Happy Birthday Kid Blast. I miss you more each year.

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A Christmas Tale, by Richard Nixon

As Donald Trump readies himself to become Commander-in-Chief, he has already signalled that he wants to start another arms race, to expand and outmatch America’s nuclear rivals–presumably China and Russia principally.  The media and liberals are justifiably in arms, but … Continue reading

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Ruminations on Kelsey because of the snow and darkness

There’s just god when he’s drunk. 11th of the month so the reminder is always sharper, stings more. It’s snowing out and Kelsey used to love the snow because he saw it infrequently. The snow cooled him off, tamped down … Continue reading

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Capitalism is the Problem (Beating the Dead Horse, part XLVI)

Good friend and longtime comrade Woody Woodruff posted an article today on FB about a group of protestors who were planning to confront an Alt-Right/White Supremacy meeting.  The numbers expected for the demo were small, but that’s not a problem.  … Continue reading

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Participatory Democracy, c. 2016?

Donald Trump was opposed, vigorously, by Wall Street, by the media, by the ruling class, by other mega-billionaires like Mark Cuban, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates. And he won. In a very fucked-up and dysfunctional way, it means democracy won out. … Continue reading

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