The horserace is getting interesting now with Valentines Day around the corner. The Republicans are facing armegeddon, the Democrats facing deja-vu.
On the redneck side there’s donny wreaking havoc. He’s bullied his way to the front of the pack, … Read the rest
For 17 years Jon Stewart has given much of late night America their politics and culture in a groundbreaking comedy format. The Daily Show was uniquely funny and timely like very few other formats, and the gamut of guests kept … Read the rest
Excellent inauguration yesterday. Say what you will about American politics but we’ve kept this democracy going for 200+ years, without a single violent handover or uprising. We call it the “grand experiment”, and boy is it frustrating living in this … Read the rest
Since Obama just got re-elected in a decisive victory (or what passes for that these days) I’ve been doing some thinking and reading about the right wing. Their struggle with coping with this reality has been fascinating.
I don’t get … Read the rest
It hasn’t been that long. Don’t forget.
2 wars. The al-Qaeda and Bin Laden boogieman.
No hope for healthcare or tax breaks for the folks. Anti-intellectual, anti-science screamers in charge.
I remember very clearly how scary it was for america.… Read the rest