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Truthers have always reminded me of the character Lenny in John Steinbeck’s novel Of Mice and Men, arguably they aren’t the sharpest tool in the shed. 410 more words


February 9, 2017… Day 21

Long, long day. I’m going to try to focus on the hopeful stuff as I wade through some of what happened. 2,410 more words


End Times report 2/9/17

So much has happened since I last weighed in on the state of the world that I hardly know where to begin. Plus, you are all glued to your array of information sources, just as I am, juggling words and images in your brain, shifting from panic to numbness to moments of sweet forgetting. 1,484 more words


Forgetting and Repeating the Past

Recited so often it has become a cliche — however much we actually ignore it — is Santayana’s observation that “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” 416 more words

Wednesday Open Thread

It’s HUMP DAY in America, folks!


How Many Republicans Are Allowed On MSNBC Prime Time?

The news that two opinionizers, Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews, will be co-anchoring MSNBC’s “hard news” coverage of the inauguration along with a diminished Brian Williams seems to have been greeted by media watchers as it always is: with a yawn. 419 more words