For a dizzy, bitter moment of my life, I was one of the army of lost American men who drink from the poisoned well of right-wing media.
Forced population transfers have both historically and in the current period accompanied genocide around the world.
DeSantis got what he wanted, which was more free national attention and “red meat for the base” from this act of cruel deception against refugees as young as three years old.
Ray Bradbury’s hometown of Waukegan, Illinois, shows up frequently in his marvelous speculative fiction as “Green Town, Illinois.” But the magic is long gone from countless such places in America. They don’t look at the stars at nightIn Green Town, in Green TownThe town’s not fit for rocket flightNot Green Town, not Green Town TheContinue reading “Elegy for Green Town”
In their imaginations, Trump’s followers share in the garish opulence that is Mar-a-Lago, which is why they are in a deadly rage that it has been “violated” by the FBI.
It is vitally important that people understand that if they cast their ballots for the radical right Republican Party of Donald Trump and Marjorie Taylor Greene, they are not voting for law and order; they are voting for lawlessness, in a party that wants to put military-grade weapons in the hands of every “disgruntled” young racist who wants one.
If the MAGA-fied GOP is no longer a Trump Property, it doesn’t matter, because he has transformed it into a nationalist-populist-racist entity; in plainer terms, it espouses the 21st century soft (but rapidly hardening) version of fascism.
We are so dug into our own positions that we cannot imagine how the world looks from any other perspective, which is a dangerous mindset to have.
Cannot American voters be made to see that MAGA back in power will lead to national catastrophe, and no, gallons of gas and milk will not get any cheaper?
All the pieces are still being assembled to ensure the 2024 election goes to the Republican candidate, no matter what the voters do.