Tag Archives: lies

The Three Pillars Reinforced

It is Tuesday morning as I write this article. At the stroke of midnight Friday the federal government becomes a pumpkin without a continuing resolution to fund it. After a congressional “short punt” in December even another doesn’t look very promising at this point. The problem is today’s Republican Party whose three pillars are reinforced by President Trump and his administration. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Three Pillars Reinforced

Debunking Myths

Today I want to debunk a couple of right wing myths and call, as Dr. Maddow would say, “Bullpucky” on a recent White House statement. Let’s explore. Continue reading Debunking Myths

Persuasion 2018 – Part One

I’m off on another series project. As usual I don’t know exactly how long it will last and how many installments there will be. What I can declare is that this is the first of several parts and there will be days between installments. I want to deal with persuasion and specifically how it will apply to the 2018 election. Let’s explore. Continue reading Persuasion 2018 – Part One

There Is Still Much To Be Thankful For

Being a progressive in the age of Trump it is much easier to shake my head in disbelief than pick my chin up. Today is Thanksgiving Day in America a day where we traditionally stop and give thanks for what we have. Despite the darkness we currently live in there are some lights and I’d like to give thanks for a few today. Continue reading There Is Still Much To Be Thankful For

Stupid Is Easy

Making a point succinctly is far better than being wordy especially when it comes to politics. I have long contended that most Americans have a political attention span of between 30 and 120 seconds (skewing heavily toward the low end of that spectrum). Over the years I have often discussed how much more difficult and time consuming it is to refute a lie than to tell one. The other day I heard someone sum up the situation and dilemma in a single sentence. That is today’s lesson. Let’s explore. Continue reading Stupid Is Easy