George Soros's son speaks out forcefully

in an op ed piece at NBC titled My father, George Soros, is white supremacists' favorite target. But they won't stop us with the subtitle of “The surge in online smears of my father and me amid the Black Lives Matter movement is simply one more installment in a long, ugly story.” Alexander Soros is…

Pass. Al. Green's. Bill. And. Impeach. Trump. NOW!

As pompous of an ass as I can be on occasion, there are a few simple rules I try really hard to follow, And one of those bedrock rules is to never try to tell a political savant like Nancy Pelosi how to do her job. But being human, sometimes I gi ve in to…

Participant in Charlottesville counter-protests calls for Joe Biden to end his presidential bid

Emily Gorcenski, a data scientist who was assaulted by white supremacists while participating in the counter-protests against the infamous Unite the Right fascist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017, has called it “unconscionable” for Joe Biden to continue his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination: x I am one of the “courageous Americans” that @JoeBiden…

Judge says Alex Jones can be sued over Charlottesville conspiracy theories

Oh, you mean you can’t just propagate false and malicious conspiracy theories to damage your political opponents without facing real consequences? Someone crowbar the pr*sident off his golden loo and tell him. On Friday, federal judge Norman Moon said InfoWars’ Alex Jones can be sued for spreading a conspiracy theory about a protester at the…

Do me a favor. STOP with the comparisons already!

You’re fooling yourself if you don’t believe it…And you’re killing yourself if you don’t believe it   Styx Same shit, different day. As far as I’m concerned, Ralph Northam fucked up, and now it’s time to get it over and done with. He lost the battle with his first videotaped statement on Friday night. Even someone…

On This Day In Trumptopia. August 18th, 2016 & 2017.

Welcome to what I hope will become a daily feature. This carnival we call the Trump Presidency is like an out of control merry-go-round, shit being thrown off in every direction at 100 mph. By the time the 6:00 news rolls around, you've completely forgotten the “breaking news” of 8:39 am. And it seems that…

Vergangenheitsbewältigung in America

This year represents the 25th anniversary of one of the great enduring memes of modern American culture and politics. In his thundering speech at the 1992 Republican National Convention, former Nixon hatchet man and Adolf Hitler admirer-turned GOP presidential candidate Pat Buchanan darkly warned of a “cultural war” already underway, one he deemed a “struggle…

Trump's willing supremacists

In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, this week, Republicans were shocked—SHOCKED—to find that President Trump was providing air cover for neo-Nazis and white supremacists. Declaring “there can be no moral ambiguity,” House Speaker Paul Ryan tweeted, “White supremacy is repulsive. This bigotry is counter to all this country stands for.” Mitt Romney, the GOP’s…

Mr. President, Confederate leaders were not “fine people.” They told us so.

Defending the indefensible on Tuesday, President Donald Trump traveled back in time to deploy the “both sides do it” talking point to explain the Civil War. Providing air cover for white supremacists, Trump declared “you had some very fine people on both sides,” apparently including “many of those people were there to protest the taking…