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It’s Official: The Democrats Don’t Care

By mike flugennockSaturday - July 21st, 2018Categories: Health Care, Party Animals, Russiagate, Trumpism, environment, liberty, media

So, this makes it official: the Democratic Party doesn’t care. They aren’t running in the midterms on the issues of skyrocketing college tuition, income disparity, police terrorism and murder, or any other issues directly affecting anyone remaing who bothers to vote — they think they’re going to surf that “Blue Wave” into a majority on the Hill by ramping up the krazy on their empty, hollow conspiracy theories and bargain-basement McCarthyism.

Those of you from outside the US looking in on the state of politics and media discourse here might guess that you were watching a community theatre production of an Ionesco play, and you would be absolutely right. The worst of it, though, is that those of us living here are all pretty much trapped in the play whether we like it or not.

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Keeping Families Together

By mike flugennockThursday - June 21st, 2018Categories: Party Animals, Trumpism, liberty

WASHINGTON — President Trump caved to enormous political pressure on Wednesday and signed an executive order meant to end the separation of families at the border by detaining parents and children together for an indefinite period.

New York Times, 06.20.18

So, Mr. T has decided not to separate immigrant children from their parents in the detention camps at the border, but to keep immigrant families together — in detention camps.

In the Democratic Party, this is known as a landmark victory.

And, needless to say, the Democrats are setting a new record for jumping on an issue and co-opting it for votes, beating their previous personal best set by the March For Our Lives.

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Cops and the Klan, Hand in Hand

By mike flugennockSaturday - May 5th, 2018Categories: Trumpism, right wingnuts

From Sacramento to Newnan to Charlottesville it should be clear to one and all at this point that the police are there to “protect and serve” corporations and fascists. Now, as always — cops and the Klan go hand in hand.

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