Reagan’s Neshoba County Fair “States’ Rights” Speech Was No Dog Whistle

People who don’t pay very close attention to politics are shocked that racists and Nazis are comfortable as members of the Republican party. They shouldn’t be, just look at the Republican party’s recent history. On August 3, 1980, Republican presidential candidate Ronald Reagan gave his now-infamous states’ rights speech at the Neshoba County Fair near… Continue reading Reagan’s Neshoba County Fair “States’ Rights” Speech Was No Dog Whistle

Fuck You GOP

The Republican party has fucked us – again. This Donald Trump episode will result in people being injured or killed. We liberals will have to fix this because the Republican party is unwilling to do what needs to be done. For four decades the Republican party has pandered to racists and bigots in order to… Continue reading Fuck You GOP

How We Got to This Point

The United States has been heading toward a brick wall politically for at least 50 years. The great unravelling of conservatism began in the 1960s – the Civil Rights movement and Vietnam radically altered this country. Today, people like Ted Cruz and Donald Trump and Rand Paul and Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee are just… Continue reading How We Got to This Point