Shia LaBeouf was arrested today and charged with assault and harassment over a scuffle that involved shoving and grabbing the scarf of a Neo-Nazi. The Neo-Nazi proclaimed on LeBeouf’s performance art livestream that,”Hitler did nothing wrong.” The incident is one of a few high-profile cases where Neo-Nazis are pushing the boundaries of free speech. What often happens is critics will […]
The answer to what damage Trump can cause in just 4 days
Linked below is a list of all the actions the new President Donald J.Trump (Gah!) has taken in just 4 days. Something to think about for everyone that argued a version of: 1. “Trump can’t do what he says.”(The Constitution, Checks and Balances, Congress Hates Him) 2. “Trump won’t do what he says.” (So you […]
Just give him a chance…
My last blog post irritated some right-wingers. It seems that if I don’t want to ruin everything for everyone, then I’m an extreme leftist. So if I don’t want to ruin anything for anyone, then how much more extreme left is that? “Give Trump a chance”, they say. Give him a chance to set everyone’s […]
And so it begins.
Donald Trump enters his new office with the lowest initial approval rating of any president in living memory. Yet despite these already impressive figures, I predict that his numbers will actually go even further down—before it’s all over. That, I think, is an appropriate way to end that sentence. Trump promises—albeit unwittingly—to undermine the Constitution […]
Silver Bullet 2020: Joe Biden/Elizabeth Warren
After one of the most demoralizing election seasons in recent memory, when it seemed as though there were new depths to be plumbed every week, Americans have good reason to be sick of hearing about politics. Realistically, after our elections were likely trolled by the Russians and the Alt-Right which helped to install Donald J. Trump, what […]
I was once a Jedi
Atheism never had good public relations, largely because of the smear campaign that labeled atheists as believing in nothing, or having an unreasonable rejection of even the possibility of a god, insisting instead that atheists have to know that no god exists. This was a very successful campaign because some of the greatest atheists of […]
What is your political alignment?
I think it funny that everyone who says they want less government always votes for candidates on the authoritarian right, who actually seem to want as much government as possible; more military intervention, personal interference, surveillance and scrutiny of the public: removing regulations on industries, but actively restricting the rights of private citizens in private […]