ESSENTIAL PODCASTS: CORPORATE MEDIA IS A WASTE OF TIME: A discussion of cults

The corporate media has become such a vast wasteland it is impossible to watch. If you just lump together the nightly news on MSNBC alone, it is a collection of celebrity worship, quoting of rap lyrics as if they were great literature, political gossip, endless discussions of things that MIGHT happen on Capital Hill. AddedContinue reading “ESSENTIAL PODCASTS: CORPORATE MEDIA IS A WASTE OF TIME: A discussion of cults”

stealing our democracy by don siegelman

STEALING ELECTIONS: THE HISTORY

If you have not started following Jennifer Cohn on Twitter, you should.  She is essential if you want to understand what is likely to happen in the 2020 election with election security. Among the things you should note for today are: Even when the GOP allows Hand Marked Paper Ballots, they are careful to ensureContinue reading “STEALING ELECTIONS: THE HISTORY”

Latin America, the “Democratic” Party and Never-Trumpsters

There are three important stories in the news within the past week relating to Latin America. First, the Trump administration has appointed Elliott Abrams U.S. Special Representative for Iran.  For those of us who have been interested in Latin America for decades, Elliott Abrams is a criminal who is widely despised.  He should be inContinue reading “Latin America, the “Democratic” Party and Never-Trumpsters”

Essential Reading: Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker and the Rise of the New Republican Party