Watching aerial video of the Amazon River basin burning up is, for any of us with a scintilla of wider consciousness, downright frightening.
Stepping up to accept this important task is perhaps the most significant thing a leader of the Trump opposition can do, even if not the most popular for the humorless circus the major media has turned the race to elect an alternative into.
They point not to a race war, per se, but an all-out war against our nation, fought from within.
McAuliffe has launched a speaking tour to underscore the grim story told in the book, about the white nationalist riot that took place in Charlottesville on August 12, 2017 resulting in one murder. It’s also as much about President Trump’s abject failure to take a stand on that occasion even as McAuliffe pleaded with him to do so.
In this case, the “elephant” is a more than a vague if colorful cliche, it hits far closer to today’s darkest reality, to the reality of a current Republican Party and president who constitute an incomparably grave threat to the future of democracy in America and the world, and even to life on this planet.
It “painted a picture for the American people,” as Rep. Elijah Cummings said afterwards. It was a stunning picture of lies and deception by one of America’s chief adversaries, Russia, and by the man who was the beneficiary of the effort, President Trump, and so, collaterally, by the entire Republican Party leadership.
Trump has used outrageous remarks to fuel outrage from the beginning of his public career. Person One: Hey, you need to pay me what you owe me! Trump: Oh no, look, there’s a black person who’ll destroy our neighborhood! Person One: Oh damn! Let’s stop him!
Bypassing the Trump camp completely, the FBI ran an operation to arrest alleged serial pedophile and long-time Trump chum Jeffrey Epstein and extract thousands of incriminating documents from Epstein’s Upper East side mansion in New York.
It was in the midst of the Civil War that America’s greatest poet, Walt Whitman waxed most eloquent about the importance that America represented for humanity on this planet.
This coming weekend marks the actual 50th anniversary of the famous riots at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village in New York City that historians, pathetic revisionist ones and otherwise, mark as the launch of the modern movement for the enfranchisement of gays and lesbians, and a roster that has […]