come on, let’s all go rogue

I don’t know about you, but I’m in the mood for a little civil disobedience. Why should government officials get to have all the fun? Look at 'em, they’re completely ignoring the Constitution they were sworn to uphold, so what’s stopping us? We didn’t take an oath of office. We might not be able to … Continue reading come on, let’s all go rogue


tariffs and sanctions and walls, how lame

Good God, America is tiresome. We aren't a country, we're a blaring, nonstop infomercial for brutality. This awful government is staffed almost exclusively  by unqualified, unfit, self-serving zealots who care nothing about humanity. Sideshow Don blusters and threatens and lies, his GOP handlers pretend he's rational, the Democrats sputter and wave toothless subpoenas, and the … Continue reading tariffs and sanctions and walls, how lame

the lincoln comparisons

Sideshow Don enjoys comparing himself to Abraham Lincoln, drawing parallels and fabulating preposterous similarities in temperament and intelligence and popularity. And, to my surprise, he's sort of correct.   Oh, Mr. Trump is nothing like the beloved, heralded President who brought the country safely through a deeply divisive Civil War. But he is like a Lincoln, … Continue reading the lincoln comparisons

hail to the deadbeat

You know Charles Dickens? He was wrong. Wronger than wrong. These, right here and right now, are the worst of times. And they’ve tried my soul beyond endurance. You see, Sideshow Don thinks (and when I say ‘thinks,’ I’m kidding) taxpayers should pay for the catastrophic damage his tariffs are set to cause American farmers … Continue reading hail to the deadbeat

america, home of the bystander

Ever heard of the bystander effect? It’s a social psychological phenomenon wherein the presence of other people makes us less likely to help in an emergency situation. We turn into spectators rather than participants. We’re doing it right now, all 330 million of us. Every day, sometimes many times a day, we watch the United … Continue reading america, home of the bystander