At last count (Jan. 1), no Rockette has volunteered to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration on Jan 20, after a bit of a kerfuffle over their being forced to perform. They weren’t. Other than Fabio and Scott Baio, Hollywood’s elite hasn’t precisely fallen over itself to welcome the new president to his new office. I […]
From Smithsonian.com: Mussolini was a darling of the American press. Hitler was called “Germany’s Mussolini.” “Sober” German politicians would emerge to soften Hitler’s radical plans. See any patterns?
Flying in the face of a 1969 Supreme Court decision that says “Uh…no,” president-elect Donald J. Trump tweeted this out, so I have a few questions for him: What happens if someone burns a cross? Is that protected speech? No? Please advise.
That was an email sent to me by someone I’ve never met in real life, but have corresponded with via social media. Now, I have a whole host of answers ready (I Pet. 3:15, and you can look it up) when I think someone is seeking to judge my level of commitment, but I’m not […]
…there is a discussion online about the veracity (and wisdom) of wearing a safety pin to signal that you are an ally to members of any group of people who feel threatened by last week’s election results. I think any one who thinks by donning a safety pin they’ve made everything all better is silly. But […]
So Derrick Lemos wrote this, and it’s food for thought. I have beloved family members who have said they were able to overlook the racist/misogynistic stuff from the Republican candidate and vote for Donald Trump because they believe he will be good for business. I don’t know how you make that distinction. I sure couldn’t.
I’m with Bernie Sanders: Funny thing is, the night after the election, a Trump-supporting brother called. He acknowledged that his candidate was flawed, but that he voted for him because business (he’s a businessman in New Mexico). Do you go ahead and argue this one? The election is over, after all, though some people are […]
He says liberals put the walking id there. From The Guardian: …there is a kind of chronic complacency that has been rotting American liberalism for years, a hubris that tells Democrats they need do nothing different, they need deliver nothing really to anyone – except their friends on the Google jet and those nice people […]
The president-elect has chosen Myron Ebell to head the EPA. Here’s more on Ebell. And so it begins.
I wrote this for The Hill.