Monthly Archives: February 2017

Texas is the Future

From Alexander Cockburn: The prospect of life under an administration populated with avaricious plutocrats, xenophobes, and religious fanatics may chill the blood of countless Americans, but Texans have been living in such conditions for decades. Pertinent examples abound, not least … Continue reading

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Earth to Mars

From FiveThirtyEight: “By far and away, the most important [moment in space geopolitics] has to do with what happened at the end of the Cold War, when the U.S. brought Russia aboard the space station,” said W. Henry Lambright, professor … Continue reading

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Trump Smokes the Nuke

I’m gobsmacked.  If the commenters at Moon of Alabama are correct, we can stop mooning about the neocon warmongers on the Trump team.  According to them, Flynn went over Trump’s head by putting Iran on notice.  Some of them also believe … Continue reading

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Trump Pawns the Warmongers

From Moon of Alabama: McMaster was peddled to the White House by Senator Tom Cotton, one of the most outlandish Republican neocon war hawks. McMaster’s best known book is “Dereliction of Duty” about the way the U.S. involved itself into … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan’s ACA Lies

From Bill Black: Obamacare’s model is a far-right Heritage Foundation plan that Mitt Romney convinced Massachusetts to adopt when he was governor. Heritage’s design deliberately, for ideological reasons, minimized the governmental role and cost containment. The price of President Obama’s … Continue reading

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Ahabs

There are stories on Twitter of Starbucks placing pictures of Trump on the floor for basement dwellers, soccer moms and cucks to walk over while gazing at their smartphones.  Prior to that, they announced a plan to hire 10,000 refugees, … Continue reading

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The Death of Realism

All my heroes are succumbing to delusion. Matt Taibbi and The Onion have lost their senses of humor in pursuit of Trump. Chris Hedges’ weekly gnashing of teeth over Trump has returned him to the political wilderness. Glenn Greenwald suggested … Continue reading

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