Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

No Illusions

  I’ve been getting a lot of pushback from liberal friends about my disdain for Democrats. “You’re helping Trump,” with your criticism of the blue team, they tell me. Let me be clear–I’ve come to despise the tribalism that passes … Continue reading

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PayGo

  PayGo is bad economics and bad politics, but naturally it was the first order of business for the newly elected Democratic Speaker of the House–Nancy Pelosi. Despite resistance from progressive Democrats, the House rules package for the 116th Congress will … Continue reading

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A crisis of ideologies

  I find it darkly amusing that neoliberalism and neoconservatism are losing legitimacy by the day, while political leaders and the corporate media warn of the disintegration of the “western-liberal-order.” That these two ruling ideologies are imploding says a lot … Continue reading

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Hard men with guns

  President Trump announced recently that US troops would be leaving Syria, setting off a firestorm of criticism across the political spectrum and echoed by the corporate media. In the middle of this barrage of negative publicity it’s useful to examine … Continue reading

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The target audience

  Lately I’ve come to the conclusion that the really good propaganda is aimed at a liberal audience, because conservatives already (generally) agree with the message being promulgated by the corporate-media, that of favoring the interests of capital over labor, a … Continue reading

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Better villains, please

  If we’re going to be an evil empire, can’t we at least have more competent villains? Take former Secretary of State, and recent unsuccessful presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton. In an interview she bemoaned how the surge of immigrants to Europe … Continue reading

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Told You So

  As Russia-gate staggers to the finish it’s becoming increasingly clear that what I warned about two years ago has come to pass. The narrative that our president is controlled by Putin has brought about a new and more dangerous … Continue reading

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