Politics

The Trump Circus Rolls On

Things I’ve learned about many Trump supporters. So, over the past several months as the contest between Clinton and Trump gains steam, there are several things I have learned about Trump’s supporters from social media, speaking with people in meatspace, and in the comment sections of a plethora of websites from the most liberal to…

Trump Thinks He Won The Hofstra Debate

This is expected for a man living in his own reality So, there was an image that had been Tweeted by Donald Trump this morning that was probably the biggest “WTF” moment of his entire campaign. Why? Because up until the Hofstra debate, the only people who really were listening to Trump were Trump supporters.…

Remembering The Fallen – Fifteen Years Later

Beyond The Politics And Ideologies – Remembering People It has been fifteen years since terrorists attacked the United States in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Fifteen years. That fateful day brought about changes to the way we do things that have generated conversations from front porches to political campaigns. It changed how we travel, how…

Major Insurers Pulling Out Of ACA Exchanges

Guess who is to blame for this? Remember all those horror stories before the Affordable Care Act was signed into law? Tens of millions of people could not afford health care, or were denied health care due to a pre-existing condition? I remember them, mainly because I was one of them before I got Medicare.…

When Did You Choose To Be Heterosexual?

Think that question is ridiculous? If I hear the term “gay lifestyle” one more time, I am going to scream. I’d say that I’d pull the hair out of my head, but… This issue should be a no-brainer. After all, it takes only a couple clicks on Google to get good, solid, and reliable information…

Recapping The 2016 DNC

By Starshadow Okay, my thoughts on the DNC. Speeches were all good and all on point. Senator Clinton isn’t the greatest speech-maker usually but she upped her game last night. She spoke at length but I was never looking at the clock except to check when it was my cat’s feeding time. BTW, my cat…

We Cannot Let Trump Win The Presidency

You thought is acceptance speech was scary? It’s not the Republican voters that will usher in a neo-facist, racist, anti-science, anti-SOCAS, nationalist separatist, inexperienced, intellectually retarded, buffoon of a demagogue into the highest office in the nation. Yes, as expected, the Republican voters will outnumber Democrats, which normally wouldn’t be a problem in this election…

Biblical Literalism and Christian Nationalism

A Treatise on the Conservative Religious Right “My reign is not of this present order. If my reign were of this present order, my supporters would have fought against my being turned over to the Jews. But my reign is not here” – John 18:36) Unless you’ve been living in a cave, it has become…

Oh, Those Pesky Looters. Let’s Just Shoot Them

Local politicians advocating murder Two local politicians in Peachtree City, Georgia, have decided that using deadly force against looters is a good idea. Never mind that smoke and flash grenades, and water hoses are very effective, or that non-lethal projectiles are readily available and also very effective. Never mind that killing another human being for…