My Journal

Make America Great Again

MAGA Deniers and QAnon Believers

MAGAs deny election results (if they don’t like them), most deny climate change, and almost all of them deny that guns kill people.  MAGAs deny …

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The Three Stooges from Hell

Well, the three stooges in question are certainly having a well-deserved hard time of it lately, aren’t they?  A lot of comparisons were drawn between …

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The Immigrant “Invasion”

Is there no end to what Governors DeSantis of Florida and Abbott of Texas will do to capitalize on the xenophobia and paranoia of their …

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Honoring White Domination

The British royal family is about more than white privilege; it’s about white domination.  The death of Queen Elizabeth II and the ascendance of King …

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Trump’s Pardons

The former president is now dangling the prospect of pardons for MAGAs imprisoned for their participation in the January 6th insurrection.  Not only are such …

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Handcuffed Hands

We Can All Dream, Can’t We?

Wouldn’t Trump in an orange jumpsuit, his wrists in handcuffs, be a sight for sore eyes? This humble spirit doesn’t like to talk that way, …

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Trump is a Cornered Rat

What can I possibly say about Donald Trump that I—or someone else—haven’t said already?  But once again, given he’s consuming all the oxygen in the …

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Deep State Politics Concept And United States Political Symbol

The Great White Martyr (for White Privilege)

Last week I spoke of Donald Trump’s endless grievances and boundless persecution complex, but little did I know what was coming.  In the midst of …

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Austin, TX Apr. 2020 - Alex Jones protesting Covid-19 stay at home orders

Take Away Their Megaphones!

The defamation trial of Alex Jones reminds us that the sleazy conspiracy theorist and former president Donald Trump are two peas in the same gruesome …

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The Turtle’s Grandfather

I‘m sorry that old age has made Mitch McConnell look like a turtle’s grandfather (although they say time gives you the face your deserve), but …

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Jan 6 Trump supporters

187 Minutes in Trump’s Very Dark Place

As I said the week following the insurrection, the events at the U.S. Capitol on January 6th were a sad reminder that whiteness still bestows …

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Was Trump Really President?

What’s clear from the January 6 Committee hearings is that Trump didn’t conduct the business of the Presidency between election day and Joe Biden’s inauguration.  …

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Jesus is my savior, Trump is my president

Audacious Distraction

While Americans are kept safely distracted by an endless array of “culture wars,” most of which are devised by the MAGA Republican right, our economic …

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Demented Narcissist Leading the MAGAs

There are those (mostly MAGA Republicans, of course) who think we should move on from the events of January 6.  But how can we put …

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WASHINGTON, DC, USA – DECEMBER 1, 2021: Protesters rally outside the Supreme Court

The Majority is Under Assault

At the beginning of the first January 6 Committee hearing, Chair Bennie Thompson (D-MS) spoke of the link between political extremism in the U.S. and …

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Washington DC, Jan 6, 2021

The Twilight of Our Democracy?

Whatever the revelations of the January 6 Committee hearings, including Trump’s obvious coup attempt, this humble spirit is once again struck by the terrible anger …

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After All He’s Done for Us

When asked why he was willing to attack the U.S. Capitol and try to overturn the 2020 election, one of Trump’s MAGA minions, a member …

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An Artillerist’s Take on Gun Culture

As someone who achieved fame as a Confederate artillerist (“Lee’s boy artillerist,” they called me), I acknowledge I may not be the best advocate for …

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Children Dying at School

Speakers at the NRA’s annual convention, including former president Donald Trump and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), repeatedly blamed the mass shooting of elementary school children …

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March 2018, Los Angeles, March for our lives

White America’s Fear of Blacks

The mass shooting at a TOPS grocery store in Buffalo, NY, in which ten African Americans were killed, should make it clear what America’s gun …

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