Posts Categorized: Politics

Happy Birthday Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin was born on February 5, 1995 in Miami, Florida to Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin. When Trayvon was 9 years old, he saved his father’s life. His father was immobilized by burns to his legs, and Trayvon pulled him out of a burning apartment. By all accounts, Trayvon had a pretty normal life…. Read more »

Steve Wynn Political Campaign Contributions

Republicans lambasted Democrats for accepting campaign contributions from Harvey Weinstein. But now that one of the GOP’s top donors and money guys has been ensnared in the #MeToo movement, I’m not hearing the same lambasting from Republicans about campaign contributions from Wynn. Here’s a list of some of Wynn’s political contributions over the years. According… Read more »

How to Fix Stupid

The United States has a problem. The People are stupid. Not everyone is stupid. And some are stupider than others. But when Donald Trump can get elected president, that’s a serious, if not fatal, stupid problem. The nut of this problem is education. Millions and millions and millions of americans receive an inadequate education. They… Read more »

Martin Luther King: We Need Leaders in Love with Justice

We need leaders not in love with money but in love with justice. Not in love with publicity but in love with humanity. Leaders who can subject their particular egos to the pressing urgencies of the great cause of freedom. Martin Luther King, Jr. said this in 1956. It remains true today. The fight for… Read more »

Nazi Propaganda Tactic, Blame Your Enemy For What You’re Guilty

I follow politics closely. I have for probably 30 years. A common rightwing propaganda tactic is to accuse their enemies of doing that which they themselves are guilty of doing. So if a Republican president says some horrific racist stuff, like calling African countries “shitholes,” the response could be to say that it’s actually Democrats… Read more »

FFS: Trump Has ALWAYS Been a RACIST

I don’t understand people, particularly white people. NOW that Donald Trump has reportedly referred to countries like Haiti and El Salvador as “shit holes” – now he’s a racist. FFS, Trump has been a racist his entire life. Of course, this is just one more example of it, but come on people. Pick up the… Read more »

Christopher Steele Fusion GPS Memo “Company Intelligence Report 2016/94”

I haven’t studied the Christopher Steele Fusion GPS memos too extensively, but this sentence stands out as the most compelling and incriminating. “However, the Kremlin official close to S. IVANOV added that s/he believed DIVEYKIN also had hinted (or indicated more strongly) that the Russian leadership also had ‘kompromat’ on TRUMP which the latter should… Read more »

Glenn Simpson Fusion GPS Testimony August 22, 2017

Here’s the full transcript by Glenn Simpson of Fusion GPS. He was interviewed by US Senate Judiciary Committee on August 22, 2017. Glenn Simpson Fusion GPS Testimony US Senate August 22, 2017

Glenn Simpson Fusion GPS Carter Page Testimony

The Carter Page character in the Trump Russia conspiracy was always interested to me. Page is someone who seems not particularly savvy, and willing to say lots of things to lots of people, even reporters. Here’s Fusion GPS Glenn Simpson testifying about his thoughts on Carter Page.