Category: Current Events

Martin Luther King, Jr and the American presidency

Martin Luther King, Jr and the American presidency
“We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The following was originally posted in 2013, when most Americans would have laughed at the idea of a Donald Trump presidency and even Republicans would have been horrified by the events that took place in our nation’s... Read more »

Justice and the case of Merrick Garland's chin

Justice and the case of Merrick Garland's chin
Did you ever wonder if people who say You can’t judge a book by its cover actually read books? If you can’t judge a book by its cover, how do you know which damn book to buy? Before Amazon and Kindle, all you had to do to pick out a book was browse the shelves... Read more »

2021 delivers a final reminder that climate change deniers are fools and liars

2021 delivers a final reminder that climate change deniers are fools and liars
2021 has been a tough year for many of us and for a lot of different reasons. For the pillow guy, it was a series of failed predictions that his lover, Donnie Trump would somehow be reinstated as president of something or other. For QAnon, it was the failure of John F. Kennedy, Jr to... Read more »
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My doggone doggie turned out to be a Trumpster

My doggone doggie turned out to be a Trumpster
Whether you think it’s irony or poetic justice, it’s true. My little doggie is a Trumpster. Or Trumplican, Trumpanzee or whatever you call them. Bear in mind that we’ve only had this 1-year old little guy for a couple of months and he spent the formative 2-10-month period of his life with a crazy lady.... Read more »

If only Sean Hannity had reached out to Andrew Cuomo

If only Sean Hannity had reached out to Andrew Cuomo
Granted, lying liar Sean Hannity has no reason to reach out to the evil Democrat and former governor of New York, but if he had, the results might have been significantly different. In case you haven’t noticed, lying, cheating, stealing, inciting and raping are not consequential acts in the Fox bubble. At least not for... Read more »

Was Judge Bruce Schroeder part of the Kyle Rittenhouse defense team?

Was Judge Bruce Schroeder part of the Kyle Rittenhouse defense team?
15 days before Kyle Rittenhouse shot and killed two people in Kenosha, Wisconsin, he was sitting in a car across the street from a CVS pharmacy. Rittenhouse observed several people in hoodies exiting the store and incorrectly – racially MIS-profiling them – assumed that they were doing something wrong. Someone in the car was recording... Read more »
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Should Paul Gosar be locked up or put down?

Should Paul Gosar be locked up or put down?
Paul Gosar is a Republican Congressman from Arizona. He’s the one whose entire family told you not to vote for because he’s batshit crazy. One of the highlights of Representative Gosar’s career came during the questioning of one-time Trump attorney, Michael Cohen, when Gosar said to Cohen, Liar, liar, pants on fire. That may seem... Read more »

OAN's Pearson Sharp calls for his own execution and it's a compelling argument

OAN's Pearson Sharp calls for his own execution and it's a compelling argument
If you’re a regular patron of this space, it’s unlikely that you’ve heard of Pearson Sharp. If you think Pearson Sharp sounds like a made up porn star made name, you may be right. The problem with journalism these days (yes, I consider this journalism) is that we on the Left – Liberals, Progressives, Socialists,... Read more »

Sick of what passes for patriotism? Happy f**kin' Veterans Day

Sick of what passes for patriotism?  Happy f**kin' Veterans Day
“Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism. Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism.” – President Emmanuel Macron First published on November 11, 2017: There’s about 4,800 homeless veterans in Los Angeles.  Luckily, they’re in L.A. and not here, in Chicago, where it was 20 degrees last night. Do you think any of those 4,800 homeless... Read more »
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Ever wonder how Jared Kushner manages to remain unindicted and free?

Ever wonder how Jared Kushner manages to remain unindicted and free?
If you expected to find out why Kushner is still free, I apologize. I did not mean to imply that the answers you seek are here. I’m still trying to figure out how Jared and Ivanka managed to make over $600 Million as public servants working in the White House. Jared and Ivanka had a... Read more »