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The Gerontocracy is Driving America into the Ditch Oct 17, 2018 politics ” The United States, circa 2018, looks like a place run by people who know they’re going to die soon. As “once in a lifetime” storms crash over our Why It Can Happen Here Oct 15, 2018 politics “We’re very close to becoming another Poland or Hungary.” Paul Krugman The Full Story Frightening. …. What Are Your Thoughts? Why a conservative social network would fail Oct 15, 2018 politics “Most people are not primarily political animals, not even now, in the age of Trump. Instagram has become a runaway success precisely because it Vote. No Excuses. Vote. Oct 15, 2018 politics “Honestly this presidency is just so exhausting. Please vote in November, okay?” John Scalzi The Full Story Couldn’t have said it better. I Trump’s 4 Biggest Lies about Today’s Economy Oct 15, 2018 politics “Best job growth ever.” - Wrong “Lowest unemployment rate ever.” - Rubbish “Fastest economic growth in history.” - Wrong again “Best wages, ever.” Trump Is So Predictable Oct 15, 2018 politics I wrote this yesterday after reading that Trump was going to call Saudi King Salman about journalist Khashoggi I predicted he would say: ’you know, Top 7 Signs Willie Nelson Might not be a Republican Oct 15, 2018 politics “Music legend Willie Nelson is doing a benefit concert for Democratic senator hopeful in Texas, Beto O’Rourke, provoking the anger of some The Rise Of The Teachers Oct 15, 2018 politics “Out of the 19 Republicans who voted against raising taxes to fund the teacher pay increases, only four survived the primaries and will be on the The Eye of the Hurricane Oct 15, 2018 politics “How high can the 2018 wave get? Consider that Trump has been doing everything possible to anger farmers and other manufacturers with his tariff Sinclair Lewis - It Can’t Happen Here Oct 15, 2018 politics “This 83-year-old novel has received some new attention for certain parallels with the current U.S. administration. Set during the time it was Right Wing Power Grabs Oct 15, 2018 politics “‘IOKIYAR’ or “It’s OK if you are Republican” has been used for years now, to describe how all scandals that demolish the careers of Resistance Is Not Futile Oct 15, 2018 politics ” If he’s unfit for office, say so. Resign and call for impeachment or stay and invoke the 25th Amendment.” David Frum The Full Story Given Report Confirms Trump Involvement In Moving FBI Oct 15, 2018 politics “When we began this investigation, the prospect that President Trump was personally involved in the government-led redevelopment of a property in No Argument Oct 15, 2018 politics “I can’t be held responsible for his actions. I can only be held responsible for my own actions. The one thing about this president, he certainly Mueller Investigation Has Already Paid For Itself Oct 15, 2018 politics “Manafort also agreed to forfeit multiple properties and bank accounts, participate in interviews, provide documents, and testify to the grand How Fred Trump turned ‘The Don’ into the monster he is now Oct 15, 2018 politics “I was, like, the top-ranking guy in terms of the military. That doesn’t mean I was able to get along with people, because the reason I went [to Making Tariffs Corrupt Again Oct 15, 2018 politics “In short, while the Trump tariffs may not be that big (yet), they have already turned us into an unreliable partner, a nation whose trade policy Make America Great Again Oct 15, 2018 politics “Despite a strong economy, about 40 percent of American families struggled to meet at least one of their basic needs last year, including paying Koch-Backed Group Supports Restoring Felon Voting Rights Oct 15, 2018 politics “A national group with close ties to the Koch Brothers, Freedom Partners, has thrown its support behind Amendment 4 on the Florida ballot — the Ignorance Is Bliss … Until It Is Too Late Oct 15, 2018 politics “America is under attack. It’s true. We are under attack in a war that very few Americans, most especially including those in charge, or those Hidden In Full Sight Oct 15, 2018 politics “See the pattern? It’s going down. The Republican Party has been an ebbing tide for decades. That’s why we have the Jim Crow Project. That’s why Do You Dance Like An Ironing Board? Oct 15, 2018 politics “Turns out Theresa May dances like your ironing board strutting its way into your hallway, ready for action.” Jordan Bassett The Full Story I Dimwits. Halfwits. Idiots. Oct 15, 2018 politics “After Nike hires Colin Kaepernick for an ad campaign, conservative halfwits destroy own property to ‘own the libs’. Conservatives are mad, Desperate - Or Despicable? Oct 15, 2018 politics “Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has apparently decided the best way to help his struggling re-election campaign is to piss Texans off even more, by sending Days of Fear, Years of Obstruction Oct 15, 2018 politics “Why did the slump last so long? Cynical, bad-faith Republican politics.” Paul Krugman The Full Story As my Oz friends would have it … “Harsh Crap At Business, Great At The Con Oct 15, 2018 politics “In one 1987 scheme, Fred Trump paid $15.5 million for a stake in Donald’s Trump Palace condos in Manhattan in 1987. Four years later Fred dumped Court Rules MEPs’ Expense Spending To Remain Secret Oct 15, 2018 politics “European parliamentarians who receive tens of millions of dollars in public money through a secretive expenses system won’t have to reveal how Congress Finally Stands Up to Trump Oct 15, 2018 politics ““But the GOP congressional leadership’s decision last week not to give Donald Trump the $5 billion he wants for a wall between the United States Colin Kaepernick and Nike Oct 15, 2018 politics “The NFL painted itself into the wrong corner on this issue.” John Gruber The Full Story What @gruber said. Meanwhile don’t these people Colin Kaepernick and Nike Oct 15, 2018 politics “The NFL painted itself into the wrong corner on this issue.” John Gruber The Full Story What @gruber said. Meanwhile don’t these people Bush Won’t Help Ted Cruz Oct 15, 2018 politics ““Former President George W. Bush is hosting a series of fundraising events for vulnerable Republican candidates, including a couple of House Brett Kavanaugh and the Triumph of Movement Conservatism Oct 15, 2018 politics “Kavanaugh’s confirmation will mark the triumph of a conservative legal counter revolution aimed at neutralizing the use of law as an instrument of Blame It on the Base Oct 15, 2018 politics “President Donald Trump on Thursday night told a crowd of most adorning supporters at a campaign-style rally in Montana that if he is ultimately American Bar Association Reopens Kavanaugh Evaluation Oct 15, 2018 politics “The American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary said Friday it’s revisiting its evaluation based on “new information of America Winning … Oct 15, 2018 politics “There were larger increases in many of the 195 countries involved in the study, especially in Central America and South America. Researchers said Agreeing With Both Opposing Thoughts Oct 15, 2018 politics “Bob Woodward Rolls Out His Book On The Trump Presidency So Far. It’s At The Same Time Both Shocking And Completely Unsurprising.” The Chaos The G.O.P.’s Climate of Paranoia Aug 20, 2018 politics “The war on climate science was a rehearsal for Trump’s war on truth.” Paul Krugman The Full Story Hard to disagree. No? …. What Are Your Omarosa Aug 17, 2018 politics “Omarosa Manigault Newman ‘has a stash of video, emails, text messages and other documentation’ of rampant fear and loathing inside the Trump White