New Yorker Podcast: Terrified States of America

The New Yorker’s “Politics and More” podcast is a favorite of mine. In this episode, we are reminded that…. ….even W didn’t make the so-called War on Terror a religious war, ….since 9/11, 94 Americans have been killed in 10 terrorist crimes perpetrated by 12 people who were either American citizens or permanent residents of … More New Yorker Podcast: Terrified States of America

Trump’s threat-tweet about funding to Berkeley is a dog whistle to distract his base

Trump’s threat to cut funding is either more evidence of how ignorant he is of the facts, or it’s evidence of him blowing a dog whistle to his base as part of a leadership style that is predicated on intimidation, misinformation, misdirection, and bullying even when he has no power to do what he threatens … More Trump’s threat-tweet about funding to Berkeley is a dog whistle to distract his base

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 to his false tweet. Include the link above so others know about the Chrome Extension, … More Show Trump and his followers when he’s tweeting lies

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 detect the leak, Owen told the Associated Press.” – Wendy Owen, a spokeswoman for Casper, Wyoming-based … More Nice going, Trump voters and Hillary haters