We are about to mark the first anniversary of the January 6 fascist putsch attempt to overthrow the American republic, which was instigated and egged on by the Very Stable Genius in his desperation to stay in office after losing the 2020 presidential election. These sober facts would until very recently have been regarded asContinue reading “They Made a Choice”
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The Sack of America
The mob that sacked the U.S. Capitol tore the veil asunder, and showed Uncle Sam to be nothing but a feeble, senescent old man who refuses even to admit that his life is coming to a close.
“Live Not By Lies”
What is the “point” of the ongoing impeachment trial of the former dictator, many people are asking, with an understandable combination of cynicism and despair. There are 50 Republican senators, of whom 17 would have to vote along with all 50 Democratic senators to convict him, so that a subsequent, simple-majority vote could be taken toContinue reading ““Live Not By Lies””
T Minus 48 Hours: The Forbidden City
There are millions of American fascists who are willing to openly brag about their support for an armed uprising to a stranger over the phone.
The Making of a Cassandra
Being Cassandra: A Brief Memoir I have been living in stark terror of Donald Trump and the maelstrom of hatred he has unleashed for exactly five years and seven months. I can date the onset of this fear precisely to June 16, 2015, when his first presidential campaign caught fire with his demonization of Mexican immigrantsContinue reading “The Making of a Cassandra”
The Leader and His Followers, Part 3: The Professionals and Intellectuals
You do not need to be an educated person to recoil from the stench of politicized cruelty that is the essence of fascism.; nor are the educated immune to its appeal.
Impeachment Won’t Stop the Dictator
How many of the National Guard now being deployed to the national capital are a “fifth column,” ready to turn their guns on those they are sworn to protect?
The End of America?
During the January 6, 2021 putsch at the U.S. Capitol, it was the former Obama administration official Van Jones who put his finger on the right question. Speaking on CNN, he asked, “Is this the end of something, or the beginning of something?” The days that have passed since then have tilted the answer heavilyContinue reading “The End of America?”