Did you march? Did you want to?

The organizers of the marches around the world that brought out millions have an action plan that starts now. They’re suggesting ten actions in the first 100 days of Donald J. Trump’s administration. The first act is above, in the screenshot. The website includes a place where you can, if you don’t already know, learn […]

Ladies? Check your zip code

If the new president and his minions succeed in repealing Obamacare to replace it with…uh…we’ll they’ll have to get back to us on that, but: If they take away contraceptive coverage, they’re going to be angering more than a few of their constituents. From Kaiser Family Foundation: For the first time, the ACA set federal preventive […]

Here’s what we know

Yesterday, the Trump transition team suggested some $10.5 trillion in budget cuts, including (but not limited to, according to the National Priorities Project): National Endowment for the Arts National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office of Fossil Energy… …as well as cuts to the Departments of Energy, State, Justice, […]

Donald Trump Is a Menace, Chapter Eleventy-Million

After Donald J. Trump opened the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend with a swipe at Rep. John Lewis, I wrote this for The Hill. Please understand that the Hon. Rep. Lewis needs no help from me. His record speaks for itself, but this is become a reflex on my part, and I promise I’m scattering […]

Here’s how it starts, ‘Murica

According to a police report, Christopher von Keyserling, 71, a Greenwich, Conn., Republican, pinched a town employee in her groin area after calling her “nothing but a bloodsucking lazy union employee.” The two had an earlier conversation about the election, in which is supposed to have said, “I love this new world, I no longer have […]

Jeff Sessions is bad for America

Adam Serwer of The Atlantic has delved in to the complicated case of Jeff Sessions, Donald J. Trump’s choice for attorney general, He found: Sessions’s allies, and even Sessions himself, seem to have embellished key details, and to have inflated his actual role in the case, presenting him not merely as a cooperative U.S. attorney […]