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OUR PRESENT NIGHTMARE IS SELF-INFLICTED…

Our present nightmare arises from the sad circumstance that we lefties, following the disappointing 2016 election result, failed to champion a progressive agenda in any meaningful way. We failed to see any good in an anti-establishment, anti-authoritarian, anti-war election result, … Continue reading

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Mommy, where do “the terrorists” come from? (From our allies, dear…)

Who is responsible for the vast majority of the world’s Wahhabist/Salafist, globalized “Islamic” terrorism? Here’s a good primer for those willing to do a little reading: According to a leaked State Department memo sent by Sec. Hillary Clinton herself, the … Continue reading

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Let’s play a game…

Imagine it’s the 1970s and you’re a very confused Lincoln/Eisenhower Republican, upset that “purists” are leaving the party in droves. You argue that the sensible, tolerant right needs to be “united,” because you believe that the GOP is still the … Continue reading

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“…(Bernie) would have won the Democratic nomination if it hadn’t been for the SHENANIGANS of the party managers.”

Hearing it from DNC Chair, Tom Perez, was one thing, but I feel extra-vindicated, somehow, hearing America’s most celebrated intellectual and leftist, Prof. Noam Chomsky, call “shenanigans” on the vote-suppressing farce that was the 2016 Democratic Primary. RE: DEFEATING DONALD … Continue reading

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I just had to explain who Condoleezza Rice is…

I just had to explain who Condoleezza Rice is to some poor fellow under the impression that she is some kind of model American who served her country well. Here’s my corrective, taking us back to those innocent “pre-fascist” days … Continue reading

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WHY I GADFLY — Science Edition

I ASK YOU: Don’t you think I’d rather spend all of my days painting (for more than a few hours/day, a few days/week), and reading LITERATURE every day (instead of news, history, and political theory, 90% of the time), and … Continue reading

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Obama and Trump: The Tragedy of the First 100 Days

This is what tragedy looks like: A bellicose, belligerent idiot-naif of a president getting cowed and broken in his First 100 Days in office — outflanked and absorbed by the machinery of fascism — with his base singing his praises, … Continue reading

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INVITATION TO ARTIVISM: This time it’s PERSONAL…

Fart 1 A very long time ago, taking a one-year leave of absence from college, I found myself living with my slightly younger sister (“Bunky” from here on) in her very first house, which she shared with two other single … Continue reading

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The “F-word” is back! (This one is not for the faint of heart… or Obama idolaters.)

Let me tell you about fucking fascism… friend. For a long time in my country it was considered very bad form indeed to drop the “F-bomb” in discussions of our nation’s politics. “Fascism” was bloody serious business, and we were … Continue reading

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“Subcontracting foreign policy to Gulf countries is never a good idea.”

The video clip (above) features Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) telling the truth about the destruction of Syria from the perspective of a strong critic of America’s policy of regime-change in the Middle East. A military veteran who has seen war, … Continue reading

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