Category Archives: politics

Not that long ago…. and now again….. this country needs #WomensMarch

History, even recent history, can inform the present in very meaningful ways. That’s what I kept thinking as I watched this. I also thought of it as a useful primer for this weekend. It’s worth the 40 minutes.

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Show Trump and his followers when he’s tweeting lies

The Washington Post has a new Chrome Extension for fact-checking Trump’s tweets. http://www.washingtonpost.com/…/now-you-can-fact-check-tru…/ Here’s a thought for how to use it to even greater value in exposing his lies. Screen snip the WaPo fact-checked tweet to “putin” a direct Reply … Continue reading

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Nice going, Trump voters and Hillary haters

It’s not a matter of if pipelines will leak, it’s only a matter of when. Pipeline spills 176,000 gallons of crude into creek about 150 miles from Dakota Access protest camp “It’s not yet clear why electronic monitoring equipment didn’t … Continue reading

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How one GOP operative tries to dupe America in just under 10 minutes

Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti’s interview with Dianna Ploss, After Trump’s Victory, Lifelong Democrat Reflects On Why She Supported Him, is a stunning example of either; a) an orchestrated punking of Here & Now meant to launch a false narrative … Continue reading

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What fake news looks like

This landed in my Facebook feed on November 7. The author, Hodges, must be joking, completely mad, or most likely, playing his audience for fools, right? I so wish he had been right. It’s the same business model used by … Continue reading

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