Rick Stengel from Time Magazine stopped Nicole Wallace’s show this afternoon on MSNBC to point out the idiocy of broadcasting Sarah Huckleberry Sanders’ press conference. He called it exactly what it is “propaganda” and “disinformation.” The questions are useless, the answers lies. Thanks to Rick Stengel.
John Kelly didn’t just make a mistake. He covered for Donald Trump. He lied about a Congressperson for political purposes. These guys are not the “adults in the room.” They are not the answer. They are not what is going to save us from the destruction of Trump and the Republican Party. https://theintercept.com/2017/10/21/it-didnt-just-start-now-john-kelly-has-always-been-a-hard-right-bully/
Rep. Tom Morino withdraws from consideration as Drug Czar after a Washington Post/ 60 Minutes expose about a bill he shephered through Congress that hampered the ability of the DEA to effectively move against pharmaceutical companies who were flooding the market with drugs. What would be going on without the press?
Quote from Manchurian Candidate: “There are people who think of Johnny as a clown and a buffoon. But I do not. I despise John Iselin and everything that Iselenism has come to stand for. I think if John Iselin were a paid Soviet agent he could not do more harm to this country than heContinue reading “The Manchurian Candidate (1962)”
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just ousted Harvey Weinstein. Here is their statement in part: “We do so not simply to separate ourselves from someone who does not merit the respect of his colleagues but also to send a message that the era of willful ignorance and shameful complicity in sexuallyContinue reading “Are They Kidding?”
I just woke up to talk of “instability” and Trump “unraveling.” Great. Just great. I couldn’t even finish listening to the news last night. 10 Books about Authoritarianism https://www.bustle.com/p/10-books-about-authoritarianism-to-educate-yourself-on-the-political-ideology-38076
Members of Congress in Georgia who have received money from the NRA. Source: Washington Post. Johnny Isakson $10,000 (Not my) Buddy Carter $4,000
“Why leftists don’t trust Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, and Deval Patrick” The Week Ryan Cooper August 3, 2017 The contest for control of the Democratic Party between left and center is continuing apace. The latest battleground is over a handful of minority Democrats being groomed by the centrist establishment to run for office: Sen. KamalaContinue reading “Cheap Attacks from the Democratic Corporatist Center Will Not Work”
by Dr. Christina Jacqueline Johns For years after the banking crisis, Wells Fargo went out of its way to present itself as one of the good banks. According to David Dyan, a reporter who writes about Wells Fargo, part of the bank’s media strategy was to promote itself as a safe, customer orientedContinue reading “Friends Don’t Let Friends Bank with Wells Fargo”