Trump Winning is Not a Sign of Post Truth In America. There Was Never Truth in America

Donald Trump is not a new phenomenon of “post truth” in American politics. Truth, has never been part of the American experience. It’s more insidious than just lying; we’re awash in assumptions that are not representative of our environment. It’s akin to a fish being oblivious of the water flushing through its gills. We’re raised and […]

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Class Warfare … Damn Right

If you’re a lefty and you’re not talking class warfare; you’re missing the most significant fight of our generation. Call it what it is. My mom always told me to tell the truth shame the devil. Whether you’re skittish to name it or not, what has occurred over the past 30 years, has been a […]

The New And Needed Politics

Pessimism is not a survival trait. Even when a reality show host is elected president of the United States. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying to not be concerned. 2016 has easily been the most disconcerting election of my life. Whether it was the Trump campaign’s racist locker room rhetoric, or the 50 million […]

A Safe Space?

I’m sure you’ve heard the news. The election of overtly racist reality show con man Donald Trump to the once esteemed office of president has brought White nationalism back in vogue as the center of political discourse in Washington. To sane people, this is the setting of a dystopian nightmare. It’s been a couple of […]

Nate Silver says, “The System Isn’t Rigged Against Sanders”. Wrong Again Nate.

Nate Silver, the polling star that has been consistently and even embarrassingly wrong this election cycle is sure about one thing: “The System Isn’t Rigged Against Sanders”. Sorry Nate. Wrong … again. Don’t get me wrong, Nate makes an awesome argument full of numbers and facts that I’m sure he took his time assembling. Unfortunately, it’s to a […]

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Weak! Weak! Weak! Trump Pulls Even With Clinton

Weak! Weak! Weak! I’d keep listing ‘Weak!’, but I fear I would tumble off my chair dead from hunger or exhaustion before sufficiently listing how weak Secretary Hillary Clinton actually is as the democratic nominee. It’s not just my opinion. Polling across multiple agencies are forming a clear consensus. If the Democratic Party wants to defeat […]