Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Do all of us older folks need to die before things get better?

A few days ago, in response to a post that I’d written about the young leaders emerging from the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, there was an interesting exchange between two of our favorite commenters, Jean [the first comment above] and Lynn [the second comment above], about, among other things, the idea that sometimes, for true […]

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Desperate to restore dignity to the White House, Donald Trump pays porn star Stormy Daniels $130K for her silence to ensure victory

I have a vague memory of proclaiming a while back that I was done posting about the hypocrisy of Trump supporters, as it doesn’t seem to do any good. The evangelical members of the Trump base didn’t abandon him when they heard him talking about grabbing women ‘by their pussies’ without consent, so, really, what’s […]

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The Fusion GPS testimony, made public this afternoon by the totally badass Diane Feinstein, makes it clear that there’s Republican cover-up of the highest order

OK, remember a few days ago, when we were discussing the coordinated Republican campaign to kill the Mueller investigation, and how I mentioned that the President of Fusion GPS, the research firm responsible for having commissioned the so-called Steele Dossier back in 2016, was demanding that members of the Senate Judiciary Committee release the transcript […]

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For almost a year now, Donald Trump has neglected to acknowledge, let alone act on, the still very real Russian threat, and the circumstances in the U.S. that enable it

Since January 6 of this year, when Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, CIA Director John Brennan, National Security Agency chief Michael Rogers, and FBI Director James Comey paid a visit to President-elect Trump at New York City’s Trump Tower, there has been a concerted effort on the part of the United States intelligence community, […]

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Bulb Records’ Pete Larson reemerges in Kenya with a renewed purpose… to help document and preserve the Nyatiti

My old friend and former bandmate, Pete Larson, moved to Kenya a few years back to oversee a number of public health related research projects. And, while there, he fell in love with the country’s culture and music. Now, like a good academic, he’s doing his best to document and preserve what he can, starting […]

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