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 […]

CSPAN Roast

Let Capehart Be Jostled, Larry Wilmore’s, “You Did It My Nigga” Was Fine

Washington Post columnist and opinionist, Jonathan Capehart, was rattled by Larry Wilmore’s epic roast of President Barack Obama at the recent White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner – the President’s last Correspondents’ Dinner. In front of a rather posh and apparently emotionally sensitive Washington insider audience and reminiscent of Steven Colbert’s roast of George W. Bush, […]

DonkeyHotey: Elizabeth Liberty Stopping Captain Obama and Tidal Wave of Trade Aggreements

There’s No Other Way to Say Describe it. The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a Disaster

There are trade deals, and there are disasters. From any perspective where the welfare of the American people is the priority, the Trans Pacific Partnership is an absolute and utter disaster. For context, the Trans Pacific Partnership is an ambitious closed door agreement sewing up 40% of the world’s trade. The countries include Australia,Brunei Darussalam, […]