Category Archives: Political Disasters

John Hood on Violence

From the chairman of the John Locke Foundation: Former Congressman Barney Frank once offered a definition of the term that many progressives, populists and others who form the modern Democratic coalition appreciate and quote: “Government is simply the name we … Continue reading

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Rinse and Repeat

We dare not open the windows at night, lest we be treated to the millennials next door, smoking cigs and talking way into the night.  I might not mind it so much if they had something to say, but they … Continue reading

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How the Left Will Win

I’ve been convinced for some time that the greatest domestic threat to American democracy lies with the Libertarian Koch brothers and the Christofascists who serve as useful idiots: Talent Market’s list of clients is a “who’s who” of the far … Continue reading

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It’s the Koch Bros., Stupid

In the aftermath of the Alexandria, VA shooting of GOP congressional reps and protectors, the Right and Left took their typical stances of blaming each other for yet another senseless act.  This behavior continues to ignore certain essential truths: The … Continue reading

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Agent Orange

From Matt Taibbi: Trump in many ways was a perfect Ailes product, merging as he did the properties of entertainment and news in a sociopathic programming package that, as CBS chief Les Moonves pointed out, was terrible for the country, … Continue reading

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PSB D-33/2

From Part 4 of the history of the neocons at The Saker: As historian Christopher Lasch wrote in 1969 of the CIA’s cooptation of the American left, “The modern state… is an engine of propaganda, alternately manufacturing crises and claiming … Continue reading

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Bannon Should Be Gone

The WaPo fake news is payback for Trump trolling the MSM by meeting with the Russians immediately after firing Comey. When the Freedon Caucus, backed by the Libertarian paleocon Koch bros., failed to vote for RyanCare the first time, Trump … Continue reading

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