Sunday, September 20, 2020
Previously, I wrote about the GOP's 70-year descent into political and social madness, starting with its embrace of Joe McCarthy's insane "Commies under the bed" conspiracy theories, proceeding through its welcoming of racists and white nationalists into its fold, its embrace...
One of the most common misperceptions about the Republican Party is that it really wasn't that bad until crazy far-right voters put Donald Trump into the Oval Office. That is not only a lie, it's a dangerous rewriting of...
We lost John Lewis (D-Ga) tonight. I have no words to describe my sorrow or the loss we suffered. So this article will be short. Lewis passed after a short but intense battle with pancreatic cancer. He stepped up to join other civil...
Treason is a serious accusation. Donald Trump throws it around like a Frisbee, accusing Barack Obama of treason for no good and defensible reason. And we all know that when Trump accuses someone of something, it's almost certainly because he's...
I expect just about any level of idiocy from Matt Gaetz (R-Beer Bong). He's the idiot who cribbed garbage conspiracy theories from Reddit for a House amendment calling for the prosecution of Hillary Clinton and James Comey. He's the lunatic...
I'm not a huge fan of Ron Perlman the actor. I liked Hellboy, hated Alien: Resurrection, and haven't watched Sons of Anarchy because I think the title is pretentious (I understand it is excellent, so likely a bad decision...
This is an encouraging sign. Nine term Iowa congressman Steve King, who spoke of drug dealers with "calves the size of cantaloupes, running drugs across the Mexican border" and how there "were 100 of them for every valedictorian" has...
As I write this, I'm wearing a ceremonial black armband at my desk. Apparently, once the ghost of Mr Rogers appeared in the Oval Office, shook his head, and said, Man, how fucked up are you anyway?, the decision...
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Awesome) was a guest judge on RuPaul's Drag Race Friday night. The episode, filmed before everyone not named Thomas Massie or Florida Guy had to go into isolation, featured a Drag Race classic, the "Rusical." (Full disclosure:...
Sometimes grifters do come to justice. It happened with Al Capone and just today, it has happened with California congressman Duncan Hunter. After blaming his wife and kid for all of his woes, he finally decided to cop to...

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