Those Whom The Gods Would Destroy

September 12, 2018 9:34 PM0 comments

“Those whom the gods wish to destroy, they first make mad.” This ancient proverb wrongly attributed to Euripides is almost too like a common cliche to apply to our president now, even as applicable as it seems to be. But the question is, Who is being made mad? Is it […]

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‘Postmodernism’ Caused Trump

September 5, 2018 7:13 PM0 comments

An academic writing in the Washington Post last weekend set out to sever the phenomenon of Trump from the rise of the “postmodernist” school of thought of the last half-century. Aaron Hanlon, an assistant professor of English at Colby College, penned the short essay, “Postmodernism Didn’t Cause Trump. It Explains […]

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Trump’s Russian Loyalty Showing

August 29, 2018 7:03 PM0 comments

Like ancient Greek tragedies in which great criminal figures’ flaws include an almost irresistible penchant for self-incrimination, President Trump has exposed virtually the entirety of his corrupt and deeply compromised business career as a tool of the Russian Mafia by his publicly-announced “enemies list.” Look through this list to find […]

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A New Sputnik Mobilization

August 22, 2018 10:38 PM0 comments

Legally, based on the conviction of Paul Manafort and guilty plea of Michael Cohen, the President and his whole clown-show is now toast. On Tuesday, August 21, 2018, a historic day, the best execution of the rule of law found that the current President of the United States is, in […]

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The Great Energy Transition: Fires, Floods, Fossil Fuels, & New Energy

August 17, 2018 9:08 AM0 comments

This summer we have been deluged with reports from every corner of the world concerning the devastation that fossil-fuel induced global warming is causing. Fires, floods, storms, crop failures, unbearable temperatures, and water shortages are occurring across the world, yet the consumption of fossil fuels continues to increase. While a […]

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The Cult of Trump’s LaRouche Factor (Part 3)

August 15, 2018 7:50 PM0 comments

Getting a better handle on what created the reality-and-facts-suspending so-called “Cult of Trump” now so endangering core democratic institutions emanating from the Oval Office, one may start by asking what happened in America from the time that the national psyche was defined by Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” […]

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The Cult of Trump’s LaRouche Factor (Part 2)

August 8, 2018 8:38 PM0 comments

An iconic photo of two stupid old straight white men at Trump’s Ohio rally last week wearing t-shirts reading, “I’d rather be a Russian than a Democrat,” says it all: sadly, the Republican Party has become the Russian Party. In its zeal to defend Trump in order to foist a […]

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The Cult of Trump’s LaRouche Factor (Part 1)

August 1, 2018 6:30 PM0 comments

One of those fold-up tables covered with books, pamphlets and fliers that used to be a lot more prevalent on street corners around the country, including in airports, was spotted by someone who posted on Twitter a couple weeks ago. The table displayed handmade signs that read, “Putin is Your […]

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No Time for Sowing Division

July 26, 2018 12:44 PM0 comments

If ever there has been a time when all of us, in all our glorious dissonance, need to pull together, and align with as many similar associations as possible, it is now. Donald Trump is like a prehistoric monster who has clawed its way out of an ancient tomb with […]

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None Dare Call It Treason?

July 18, 2018 6:36 PM0 comments

It was Mark Twain who said, “Humor is tragedy plus time.” The current Trump fiasco is teetering on the edge of a massive farce, even as serious as so much of what’s happening is. If there will be time to right this ship of state away from the horrors of […]

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