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Democrats and Republicans are not the same!

Democrats and Republicans are not the same!

Anyone who thinks there is no difference between Democrats and Republicans is simply not paying attention. It was that kind of thinking that got both Donald Trump and George W. Bush elected—the two worst presidents in American history. If it wasn’t for Ralph Nader siphoning off votes, Bush would have lost to Al Gore. If […]

Fake news and alternative media

Fake news and alternative media

Yesterday I posted a rant about how Republicans have co-opted the term “fake news” for nefarious purposes. In response, someone suggested that mainstream news sources could not be trusted because they were all owned by a small number of huge corporations. While I agree that giant media conglomerates are troubling, that does not automatically make […]

Trump voters have sided with hate

Trump voters have sided with hate

Now that the Associated Press has determined that Donald Trump has won enough delegates to clinch the Republican nomination, I wish to say this to Trump voters: Between now and Election Day I’m going to insult the hell out of you. Donald Trump built his candidacy on bigotry, misogyny, and incivility. And the common thread […]

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