Sunday, July 19, 2020

Fox News Will Kill You Yet

“The documented instances included claims which undermined science and faith in experts, as well as demands that schools and businesses reopen at the risk of public health. Primetime host Laura Ingraham, who has no medical or scientific background whatsoever, led the pack with about a quarter of the claims — 63 total, or just more than 12 per show. Additionally, the network’s ‘straight news’ programs contributed about 35 percent of the misinformation.”

Saturday, July 18, 2020

And Now American Secret Police

Trump has sent secret police into Portland to kidnap citizens off the street. But the problem is really “both sides,” isn’t it? So say the blind conformist cowards who, by refusing to confront GOP fascism, have permitted this.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The USA: Demented and Dickensian

Kleptocapitalism: The philosophy promoted by American corporate billionaires who insist the working class and the middle class pull themselves up by Daniel Boone's bootstraps while the wealthy help themselves to tax cuts, trillion-dollar taxpayer-funded bailouts, fat no-bid government contracts and hostage-citizens who are forced to buy their shoddy products.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Sagan Foresees the Century

Margaret Atwood said, “Stupidity is the same as evil if you judge by the results.” And Republicans always think that because they are ignorant of something, that makes it untrue.

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Portrait of a Real Murkan

I keep hoping we might someday achieve something that we could refer to as “civilization” without laughing in derision.