Elections

Our Democracy™

The prattling we hear from pundits and politicians is really about ruthless obedience to the establishment’s mandated social norms. Nothing more, nothing less.

How Trump Could Make a Compassionate Exit

The whole criminal trial process in the United States is essentially a conveyor belt to its loaded and corrupt prison system. President Trump has a chance to remedy a great injustice—if he chooses.

A Party of Faction and Fantasy

There are many lessons to be drawn from the 2020 election. The transformation of the United States of America from a republic into an oligarchy is a large and portentous lesson. 

Time to Fight

A party is what people say it is and the people who say what it is run and win primaries, show up at conventions, and run for precinct chair. No more whining. Time for work.

Revenge of the Neocons

The conflict between neoconservatives and the Trump base sets up a major battle for which faction will control the Republican Party in the post-Trump era.

The Unwanted Ghost of Trump?

Bipartisanship is now a country-club Republican illusion, although one that Democrats periodically trot out when they want the Romneys, Murakowskis, Toomeys, etc. to vote with them.

Some Kind of Gestapo

Democrats, with the help of many Republicans, appear to be falling back on “some kind of Gestapo,” and let’s not credit it with being directed humanely.