Category Archives: government

Nut Cases

The Right Sends In the Quacks Covid-19 highlights the conservative reliance on fake experts.   By Paul Krugman/ New York Times / April 20, 2020 Over the past few days there have been noisy, threatening demonstrations at various statehouses demanding … Continue reading

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THE AMERICA WE NEED

By the Editorial Board/ New York Times/ April 9, 2020 From some of its darkest hours, the United States has emerged stronger and more resilient. Between May and July 1862, even as Confederate victories in Virginia raised doubts about the … Continue reading

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Civil War

Trump Leads Pro-Plague States of America to a COVID Civil War He is telling us plainly that he will stoke civil unrest and further harm public health to find a political pathway out of a galactic-scale fuck-up of his own … Continue reading

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Unpredictable?

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How Trump Screwed Up

By Thom Hartmann/ Thom Hartmann Blog/ April 13, 2020 America Has a Big Decision to Make – How Do We End Shelter In Place?   Dr. David Nabarro of the World Health Organization says that until a vaccine is developed, … Continue reading

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American Democracy May Be Dying

Authoritarian rule may be just around the corner. By Paul Krugman/ New York Times/ April 9, 2020   If you aren’t terrified both by Covid-19 and by its economic consequences, you haven’t been paying attention. Even though social distancing may … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: What’s Next?

The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What’s Coming Epidemiologist Larry Brilliant, who warned of pandemic in 2006, says we can beat the novel coronavirus—but first, we need lots more testing. By Larry Brilliant/ Wired/ March 19, 2020 LARRY BRILLIANT … Continue reading

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Trump/Kushner, Inc.

He Went to Jared Heaven help us, we’re at the mercy of the Slim Suit crowd. By Maureen Dowd/ New York Times/ April 4, 2020   A few years ago, when some photos by Times photographers adorning our office walls … Continue reading

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Presidential Gaslighting

George Conway: McConnell is “gaslighting” America by blaming Trump’s virus “failures” on impeachment “Trump managed to visit his Mar-a-Lago estate for rounds of golf on at least four occasions,” Conway points out By Matthews Rozsa/ Salon/ April 1, 2020 George … Continue reading

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The Answer is Yes

Would Trump Get Away With Letting 2 Million Americans Die? By Thom Hartmann/ ThomHartmann.com/ March 23,2020   A joke floating around on the Internet says, “How do you know if you have coronavirus? Just cough in a rich person’s face … Continue reading

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