Right-wing Extremists Likely Fomenting Violence

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To all you Republicans who are crying bloody murder about alleged leftist-inspired violence, does the following logic escape you? Look at the mass of people in any of the current demonstrations. You see law-abiding citizens exercising their right to peacefully demonstrate. Whatever violence or burning has occurred was obviously carried out by a tiny minority of people. What does it …

Trump’s Immorality, Criminality, Incompetence, & Corruption-On One Newspaper Page

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Make sure you check out the home page of washingtonpost.com today, October 11, 2019. Article after article spells out the total incompetence, corruption, and criminality of the Trump administration. Take a snapshot or preserve it whatever way you can. It’s a classic.   Below are some of the individual articles, but the page needs to be viewed online for its …

Aftermath of Trump Associates Convictions: Republicans Dive Deeper into His Sewer

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Georgia Republicans swim the deepest. December 12, 2018 marked a watershed in United States politics. The sentencing of Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen for his role in providing hush money to buy the silence of Trump’s illicit paramours not only symbolized the craven nature of the Trump Administration, it unleashed a torrent of facts collected by federal investigators that showed …

“In defense of Betsy DeVos’ Title IX plan”

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I agree with none of DeVos’ educational policies, but I support her proposed overhaul of the Obama-era campus sexual harassment policies, for the reasons discussed in this article. In defense of Betsy DeVos’ Title IX plan –Tom Barksdale  

The Known Facts about the Crime and Malfeasance in Trumpgate

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The New York Times today published a detailed look at the known facts about the crimes and acts of malfeasance already uncovered by Mueller and other investigations. The list further eviscerates any idea that Mueller’s probe is a witch hunt or that his investigation has reached a dead end by allegedly not proving “collusion”–a term that appears nowhere in the …