One voter remarked that sending Donald Trump to the White House feels like that. Nothing else will work, so if we have to nuke Washington, let’s do it.
We are all Cartesians in that respect. God created us to follow his light, which is to say, our own inner voice. Nothing in the world, outside of our minds, contradicts that creative principle.
As Robert Mueller pushes his investigation to new matters irrelevant to the 2016 campaign, I see the phrase rule of …
If you want to unelect him, your first strategy would not be to sic the Justice Department and the rest of the security state on him. That will not work, especially not if a dried-up sex scandal and poorly laundered hush money underpin your case. If you cannot find leaders who have a better strategy than that, close up your shop.
If we crave security and freedom – security of living with people we trust, and freedom to live without interference from others – why do we not gravitate toward institutions that embody live and let live principles?
Politics is a realm of beliefs, opinion, vision, premonition, duplicity, dissimulation, chicanery, persuasion, perception, and force. It is form of warfare, or a type of conflict that substitutes for war.
Have we really reached the point where the president’s narcissism, hubris, arrogance, rage, ego, immaturity, and unstable idiocy make him responsible for an error someone made at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency?
That’s what America First means now. It means America Last. We not only relinquish our leadership, we now aspire to descend into our own shithole of ignominy, incivility, thoughtlessness, and weakness. Thank you, Donald Trump, for your service. You say you want to make America great again. Just like you are.
“That feeling when you parody a guy [Wolff] making up shit about Trump, but people believe it so you become part of the problem… It’s more credible than most of the shit I make up.”
We have reached a new level of prevarication in the Never Trump movement. From the moment election results came in …
If you perceive the state’s activities as patriotic efforts to protect all of us, then Snowden is indeed a traitor. If you see state secrecy – and everything the state does behind that veil – as self-serving efforts to preserve both autonomy and influence, then Snowden and others who drop the veil are heroes. I don’t see any other way to look at it.
Play the position on the board. Find the best move. If you lose the current game, you can set up the pieces and play again. Many players have won when they thought they might lose, if they just find the best move at each turn.