Tag: George W. Bush

Angels in America

Blessed are the protesters. And the attorneys. And the mayors and governors… Remember when the right-wing malcontents went after Michelle Obama in 2008 when she declared, “[F]or the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really proud of my country”? Well, for the first time since January 20, 2017, Americans of conscience and compassion… Read more »

A Government of Laws, Not Madmen (Updated)

The millions of Americans who voted for the 45th President couldn’t recognize his flaws, but at least the federal courts have: A federal judge in Seattle on Friday temporarily blocked President Trump’s week-old immigration order from being enforced nationwide, reopening America’s door to visa holders from seven predominantly Muslim countries and dealing the administration a… Read more »

The Threat from Within

Are you OK? It has been two weeks since he took over, imposing his dark vision upon this country. It has been two weeks since he declared war on religious minorities, our environment, our democracy. It has been two weeks since this nightmare officially began. I want to know how you are doing. How are… Read more »

No More Drama

Let’s all make a New Year’s Resolution for 2017: no more hand-wringing about why Hillary Clinton didn’t win the Electoral College. In the days following the dark night of November 8, I have been mystified as to why most Democrats and progressives didn’t come to the obvious conclusion that the Electoral College win of the,… Read more »

The King’s Speech

Just think for a moment about how vulgar it will be. On January 20, King Donald the Worst will be crowned, to the vocal approval of the brainwashed citizens who saw this loser as a leader. After he removes his tiny hand from the Bible, he will speak to a petrified populace…and he will lie… Read more »

From All Class to Jackass

The psychological shock progressives felt on November 8 will be minor compared to the shock they will feel on January 20. Not since Bill Clinton turned the White House over to George W. Bush has their been such a disparity in terms of decency and dignity between an outgoing and incoming President. They may play… Read more »

No Mercy

Like Salon’s Heather Digby Parton, I can’t quite understand why any Democrat in his or her right mind would agree to work with Donald Trump on anything that would make the 45th President look good: From my perspective it’s too early to know how to react to this freakish psychopath beyond trying to remain as… Read more »