Evil Beneath The Surface

The diversions of the Trump administration are becoming more concerning every day. The title of Matt Taibbi’s book, Insane Clown President, is more profound with each turn of the calendar’s page. What is truly dangerous is the evil being perpetrated while we watch the circus or bask in the “glory” of the lack of a major legislative achievement. Let’s explore.     Continue reading Evil Beneath The Surface

Indisputable Voter Fraud

Right wing mythology is full of tales of voter fraud. Recently Kris Kobach has been running around peddling a tale that is voter fraud. Let’s explore. Continue reading Indisputable Voter Fraud

The Carpenter And The Arsonist

One of the challenges that face progressives is refuting the lies of our political opponents. Americans have a very short political attention span, (about 30 to 120 seconds). You can tell several lies in thirty seconds, but it takes much longer to refute them. That got me to searching for an analogy to illustrate the danger that destroyers pose. I think I found one in my family history. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Carpenter And The Arsonist


Earlier today I added Horsemen of the Trumpocalyse by John Nichols to the Recommended Reading Section.

This addition was a surprise to me.  Well into the book I thought I was reading it primarily for personal enjoyment.  Nicholas profiles various members of the Trump administration in some 40 odd chapters which read more like biographical essays.  He profiles several that are flying under the radar to political junkies let alone average Americans.

The book reveals the evil that is taking place behind the scenes while we are all paying rapt attention to the circus in the White House.