Category Archives: Political Disasters

Trump’s Warmongering Base

We’ve known that 80% of evangelicals voted for Trump.  Evidence from my Alt-Right echo chamber on Twitter also indicates the prevalence of ignorance and magical thinking. In response to US claims of lasers and kinetic weapons re NK, I’ve subsequently … Continue reading

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Trump’s Brilliant Misdirection

I was sitting in the Hard Rock Cafe Downtown Atlanta when I learned that Trump had ordered 59 Tomahawks launched at what turned out to be a military junkyard outside Damascus.  By doing so, he thrilled the neocon warmongers. The … Continue reading

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US Defeated in Syria

From Russia Insider: President Trump gave the American field commanders in Syria the authority to launch strikes, raids and campaigns as in an active war zone, loosening restrictions protecting civilians. The measure did not help drastically change the situation in US … Continue reading

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Socialism or Barbarism

From Chris Hedges in 2015: “Bourgeois society faces a dilemma,” socialist Rosa Luxemburg writes, “either a transition to Socialism, or a return to barbarism … we face the choice: either the victory of imperialism and the decline of all culture, as in … Continue reading

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National Socialism

From Anne Applebaum at the WaPo in May, 2016: It’s been highly amusing to watch the international press struggle to describe Norbert Hofer, the candidate who has just lost, by a tiny handful of votes, the Austrian presidential election. Hofer bitterly opposes immigration and uses … Continue reading

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I Am a Nazi

No, I don’t brandish a shield or engage in racist violence.  In fact, I pretty much despise Christofascists and privileged White people in general.  I don’t know about God, but the gospels seem like a pretty good idea. I’m a … Continue reading

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Charlottesville

Seeking an understanding of yesterday’s events, I began a search. From Wikipedia: The Southern Poverty Law Center wrote that the extremist rally was “shaping up to be the largest hate-gathering of its kind in decades in the United States” and … Continue reading

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