Our emotional attachment to certain institutions, especially the presidency, signals us to think of our leader as something better than a pig. In that case, the emotional attachment has to go.
Even if Trump’s appearance on the scene dismays many, we can be grateful for his daily reminders that “he alone can fix things.” That is the voice of power, not law.
Some might say a rupture that destroys democracy will come – we just don’t know when, where, or how. Look around you. It has already happened.
If you find a way to take money from the public treasury, you take it from your fellow citizens. If you find a way to withhold money from the public treasury, your fellow citizens may or may not admire you, but they will not regard you as a thief.
Sometimes an ordinary word, due to its context or what you might have on your mind at the time, strikes …
When you stand proudly with the foremost agency of an outlaw security state, you gain something else that guarantees defeat: scorn. So shake it all off, Democrats. You still have time, if you act now.
Boston is not as radical as it was in 1775, but you can never tell if it might return to its radical roots with a little encouragement. If it did, we might reverse the effects of the American Revolution, and reunite with our brethren across the pond!
When you think about Russian meddling in the 2016 election, what comes to mind first? To explore that question a …
Edward Snowden exiled in Moscow, Julian Assange jailed in London, and Chelsea Manning jailed in Virginia remind all of us every day what happens to people who reveal classified information.
The United States did not cease to be a liberal democracy with the rise of Trump, and Trump’s dismissal would not save our country now.
“Fake news is a hoax.” Think about that one for a while. Before long you’ll ask, “Is a hoax a …