Tag Archives: fear

Looking at what happened in Portland, and the President’s response, I’m afraid that things are going to get a whole lot worse

Yesterday, several white nationalist groups descended on Portland, Oregon. The idea, it would seem, was for these heroic specimens of Arian perfection to bait the anti-fascist counter-protestors who had gathered in response into some kind of violent confrontation, in hopes that right-wing “journalists” like Andy Ngo might be able to get a few photos of […]

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Is Putin right when he says that “Western-style liberalism” is “obsolete”?

It’s difficult to look beyond Trump, as he demands so much of our attention, and rightfully so, but the issue we’re facing right now is far bigger than him. We live in a time of great uncertainty and fear, and people, not just in America, but across the globe, are beginning to gravitate toward authoritarianism. […]

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With news of Manafort and Corsi having coordinated with Assange on the release of stolen DNC emails, Trump appears to have lost his fucking mind

This morning, at 4:30 AM, the President of the United States tweeted out the following about Robert Mueller, the Special Counsel appointed by the Department of Justice to look into, among other things, any coordination that may have taken place between the Russian government and members of his 2016 presidential campaign. “The Fake News Media […]

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Fear

Now that Bob Woodward’s book about Donald Trump is just about a week away from hitting the shelves, we’re starting to get a little more insight as to what’s inside. Today, we got word that both Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly are quoted in the book. Mattis apparently […]

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Your President is scared this morning, America

This morning, as the Manafort trial starts its second day, Donald Trump demanded that his Attorney General stop the Mueller investigation “right now”. I know, in the context of all the craziness that’s taken place over these past two years, this may not seem like a big deal, but it’s a tremendously big deal. The […]

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