Category Archives: Authoritarianism

5 times newspapers cut off comments too soon; the deplorable nominee parade.

I have been reading and commenting daily in our major newspapers of record for nearly 2 decades. Until this year, a typical comment thread had 2,000 or more comments. Today, this article posted. Republican men say its a better time … Continue reading

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Gather at your city halls tomorrow. Let’s count the votes in every town and community: The Electoral College will create catastrophe. Say No Way.

The only profoundly true thing that DT said during the campaign is,”The vote is rigged.” Indeed it was. What the heck is this about an Electoral College; the institution that has now shoved TWO deeply unqualified men into the White … Continue reading

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Stop Trump: This is our only chance…with the Electoral College

Your State electors have choice! Don’t let anyone tell you differently. If they won’t listen to you via phone and letter, go to your Representative’s or Senator’s office and stand up or sit in. Once he is sworn in, he … Continue reading

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It’s a Trumpster Fire of a Convention

I am rendered speechless by the overt hate shown at the Republican Convention. But I can still type. I started out as a Republican at age 16. I was told that Republicans held the moral high ground. That lasted until … Continue reading

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GOP says overhaul, wants to cut taxes more because that has worked so well during the last 50 years

Reeling From 2016 Chaos, G.O.P. Mulls Overhaul of Primaries Guess what kind of overhaul they think they want? Keep more people from voting. That is their sole political strategy. I wouldn’t mind if they were only willing to pay their fair … Continue reading

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Richest 62 people as wealthy as half world’s population combined: you can’t have it all!

Larry Elliott Economics editor Sunday 17 January 2016 19.01 EST Last modified on Monday 18 January 2016 03.25 EST Richest 62 people as wealthy as half world’s population combined worth saying twice. This is the most inequality humankind has ever … Continue reading

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Rightwing Media Report: NJ says-Trump Preaching to Shrinking White Electorate Creates Problems for GOP

The National Journal (NJ) is a right-wing publication in the old style, evoking a time when gentlemen with those not-sexy-at-all muttonchop whiskers respected and followed the rules of debate and eschewed logical errors. Back when I used to be a Republican … Continue reading

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Bloviating Buchanan Rises Again: or is it could it be DANA CARVEY’S GRUMPY OLD MAN?

http://www.bradenton.com/2015/09/13/5987577_buchanan-talks-social-security.html?rh=1 Braden dodges questions then wonders why people don’t believe politicians. But Buchanan was more prepared to talk about the Iran deal and why he is opposed. Having taken a symbolic vote against the Iran deal on Friday, Buchanan explained … Continue reading

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