This is politics in plain English for normal people and the common good.
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I can’t stop thinking about this poem by James Baldwin. So much of liberal democracy entails trust in each other, in our willingness to contract and covenant with each other, and in our obligations to respect and honor each other for our collective benefit. To have a democracy, we must have faith. When we break…
Finally, recognition of what should have been obvious.
My friend Arthur Goldwag once said the problem with conspiracy theories is that sometimes real conspiracies occur, and when they do, they can give credence to all conspiracy theories. Well, today the AP confirmed that Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself in a federal prison. He was found dead this morning. Epstein had already once attempted suicide….
The simplest answer is best.
Mötley Crüe’s drummer offered some perspective this evening. He was joking but thing is: the president’s supporters believe this. You can bet on it. —JS
A norm preventing you from fighting fascist terrorism is no norm at all.
They may sound reasonable, but be aware their goal is dominance.
Americans are starved for the truth.
Whenever there’s a massacre, we heard various and sundry uses of “hate.” Veronica Escobar, who represents El Paso, said there’s a “hate epidemic.” “In this country, we have a gun violence epidemic but we also have a hate epidemic. Until we deal with that hate and until we confront the weak gun laws that we…
He spent a week maligning cities. Then came massacres in El Paso and Dayton.