A Maher-ed Message

Sometimes when your media heroes let you down it is hard to process. I had such an occurrence last Friday night. I am a huge fan of the tv series Real Time with Bill Maher. I love his eclectic view of life, he is smart, funny and intuitively philosophical. One of his guests on the…

Cindy Hyde-Smith attended 'segregation academy' to avoid newly integrated schools

The Jackson Free Press has published a blockbuster story about the Republicans’ too-racist-even-for-Mississippi Senate candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith. Seems she comes by her antebellum attitudes about race at least in part via her secondary-school education. The paper reports that Hyde-Smith attended a “segregation academy” whose primary purpose was to allow students to avoid mingling with African-Americans….

Women overwhelmingly support Dems in new WaPo/ABC poll

This is what happens when you put a rapey asshole on the Supreme Court, despite every indication that he’s an angry, victim-blaming drunk who’s never atoned for his past. For some reason, women notice. A new ABC News/Washington Post poll gives Democrats a robust 11-point advantage less than a month before the midterms, and women are…

Elizabeth Warren: FBI report didn't exonerate Kavanaugh, and he lied

Since Senate Republicans are treating the FBI quasi-report on Brett Kavanaugh’s behavior like it’s the Roswell aliens’ secret recipe for seven-layer salad, we don’t get to see it.  But Sen. Elizabeth Warren has reviewed it, and she’s not happy: x I've seen the FBI “report” on Brett Kavanaugh. 4 things are clear:❌This wasn't a full…