The twenty-first century Republican Party is best defined by the technical Latin legal term for pirates: hostis humani generis—enemies of all humankind.
Tag Archives: Republican Party
The Criminal Party
The criminal mindset of the MAGA-tized Republican Party has the most ominous implications for the future of the party and the country, because it has been eagerly taken up as a crucial tool of governance by the party’s most prominent elected officials.
Are America’s Political Problems ‘Structural,’ Or What?
The two-party structure endures even though the “establishment” of both parties has been displaced by internal revolts multiple times in the past century and a half.
The Endangered RINO and the Fate of Democracy in America
The Reagan-Bush people, now taunted as “Republicans In Name Only” by the MAGA fascists, still don’t know what hit them.
The True American Savior
The unknown Republican savior will accept the party’s nomination while denouncing the “farcical rerun of twentieth-century fascist movements” that had temporarily taken over.
Trump Is No Stalin, But the MAGAs Are Stalinists
Trump is not merely a symptom; he is a catalyst of the Party’s transformation into a movement devoted solely to getting and keeping power by any means, including mob violence.
The Silent Minority
You hear next to nothing about them, but they may yet be the salvation of American democracy. Ever since the rise of farce-fascism under the leadership of Buffoon-in-Chief Trump, those of us with steadfast left-liberal beliefs who nevertheless had respect for the principle of conservatism, and for family, friends and neighbors who we knew toContinue reading “The Silent Minority”
Joe Manchin’s All-American Dead End
The Biden administration’s public reaction to Senator Joe Manchin’s refusal to support the Build Back Better bill is to treat it as a shocking betrayal. The betrayal is in the eyes of the beholder, but the move should certainly not come as a shock to a politician as experienced as this president. Manchin is inContinue reading “Joe Manchin’s All-American Dead End”
The Ten MAGA Commandments
1. I am the LORD thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before Me. Except for Donald “Jesus” Trump. He comes before God. God is nothing to him. After all, How many golf courses and fake-gilded hotels does theContinue reading “The Ten MAGA Commandments”
Phantasmagorical Beliefs a Deadly Real-World Threat To America
I continue to believe that mockery is a brilliant weapon, both offensive and defensive, to use against murderous racists, because their beliefs are absurd; but one must be realistic about its limits.