Kavanaugh’s Hearing and the Incivility of a Conquered People

I would not say the same things about Orin Hatch that I have said about Jeff Flake, but only because I firmly believe he would fly over here and zap me, and he wouldn’t need a plane to do it. As I write, I’m listening to him talk about poor, pitiful Brett Kavanaugh and like…

Atta Boy Republicans

Brett Kavanaugh’s hearing is the cherry atop Congress’s infernal sundae. We the people don’t dare ask what’s inside those lumpy scoops of ice cream and that oily chocolate sauce, but there is no doubt that the cherry is the most loathsome part of it. Unfortunately, no one in Congress will bat an eye at my…

A Proposal From Senator Sanders

Today the Guardian published a new proposal from Bernie Sanders.  Sanders’ basic argument is summed up in the title: A new authoritarian axis demands an interntional progressive front.   The most surprising part of this article, in my opinion, is his statement that it is not enough to defend the post-second world war global order…

UN Report Accuses Assad of War Crimes

Fox News has reported that a United Nations commission has accused the Assad regime and affiliated militias of war crimes.  A mountain of evidence is claimed as the basis for these accusations, but sources are not provided. “The 24-page document by the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic focuses on happenings inside…

Defending a Friend and Ally

I recently deleted two articles.  In the first one I condemned the Mormon Church for the way it handled a sex abuse scandal.  I realized later that this might seem to contradict my defense of the Catholic Church, so I wrote another article urging the Mormon Church to make amends.  However, I realize now that…

Israel Bombs Damascus

According to the YouTube channel of Syriana Analysis, Israel is bombing Syria. Of course this doesn’t necessarily mean that a major conflict is going to take place but the numbers for the current date in Syria, September 2, 2018, might look good to these people. The value for September is 1. If you add 1+2+2+0+1+8…

Can Numerology Predict War in Syria?

It’s happening again. The United States and its allies have encircled Syria amidst warnings of a chemical attack by Assad, and the Russians and Syrians are frantically trying to ward off a possible false flag. The video at the end of this article in which the Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic carefully and thoroughly…

Monetary Genesis of the Child Sex Abuse Scandal

I’m going to say something that will shock you: The sexual abuse of children is not centered in the Catholic Church. I’m not Catholic, but I find that I have a stake in this drama—the American media has imposed its biases on me. It is beyond creepy that a person can hold conflicting opinions about…

Neoliberalism and the New Right versus Democracy

The Russian collusion debate was straight-forward to begin with. The Clinton campaign accused the Russians of hacking the DNC’s email account in order to embarrass the Democrats and swing the election to Trump. That was their explanation for Hillary’s loss. Progressives had good reason to reject this argument, but it seems to me they’ve stopped…

Another Arizona Primary, Another Glitch

Independent voters in Arizona may vote in the primary if they choose which ballot they want: Republican, Democrat, Green, or a city/town-only. However, due to a computer error early independent voters who submitted their ballot choice before July 13 must resubmit their ballot choice before August 17, if they want to receive an early ballot….

Black Sites for Immigrant Children?

Democracy Now reports on a possible black site for immigrant children in Phoenix. My gratitude goes to local resident, Lianna Dunlap, for refusing to be quiet about suspicious activities in her neighborhood.