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Falling Behind on the World Stage

We’re all feeling what happened in Charlottesville. I wrote about the rise of racism and many forms of discrimination a couple weeks ago so I won’t recap the horrors we’ve seen dozens of times since Saturday. 3,190 more words

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Some terrific insights on the harm Trump does to America's international standing.

WTF, Republicans?

According to a new CBS poll, 67 percent of Republicans approve of the way Trump is handling the Charlottesville aftermath, while 82 percent of Democrats disapproved. 114 more words

Politics

Moving from Making War For the People to Making War On the People

As the Republicans are busy shrinking government until it is left with just two functions: making war/protecting borders and protecting contracts (especially corporate ones, but not labor ones), we would do well to understand how they got to their current position. 196 more words

Politics

Are we at a turning point in history?

None of us has the ability to perfectly predict what current event will be meaningful one hundred years from now. Some things are easy (the attacks on 9/11 for instance), but others are much harder to predict. 750 more words

How I See The World

Perspectives: STAT -- Democrats in Congress Explore Creating an Expert Panel on Trump’s Mental Health

Many politicians, journalist, academics, and many in the mental health community are increasingly questioning the state of Trump’s mind and whether he is capable of continuing to be our President. 17 more words

Opinion

CEOs Might Have Dumped Trump, But Here’s Who Won’t

President Donald Trump’s equivocation in the face of the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville thrilled neo-Nazis and horrified almost everyone else. So many CEOs resigned from Trump’s business councils that the president decided to shut them down entirely. 572 more words

Donald Trump

Playing us like a fiddle with the double down

“Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral equivalency between the KKK, neo-Nazis & white supremacists and people like Ms. Heyer. Such a disgusting lie. 944 more words

Donald Trump