I've spent a good portion of my day and night watching and reading everything I can find on the Unite The Right riot in Charlottesville, Va today, in part because the issue of racial inequality and bigotry saddens and wounds me and so many others so deeply, and in part because I have family that live there, that have gone to UVA,…Continue
A repost from Daily Kos blogger Denise Oliver Valez giving us THE comprehensive history and current layout of the Voting Rights Act of August 6,1965. I lived in America before it. Now I'm thinking I'm going to be living…Continue
Daily Kos link to Ruth May Dallas Morning News article about Russian money filling the campaign coffers the likes of GOP big hitters McConnell, Graham, McCain...just for starters. Some of this Russian money btw was from the Putin VEB crony also linked to Kushner and at…Continue
Repost from the Daily Beast -
Brilliant, creative responses by landowners fighting eminent domain seizures by TransCanada Keystone pipeline.
Daily Kos blogger repost -
Laws reflect and uphold our freedom to live and express our agreed upon values as a plurality of people. The latest wave of anti-immigration proponents are, once again, about to be reminded of that.…Continue
Daily Kos repost with link to letter to the FCC
Decent minded people were predictably and deliberately distracted by Trump's vulgarity towards Mika Brzezinski in a display created and timed with the Trump administration being informed by the WSJ about their story on Flynn's collusion with…Continue
We all know it, but dang! It's hard not to react and come to one another's defense. Many manipulators like Trump know this of course. Trump plays to one audience, and one audience only - his own. They love this stuff. Republicans will use it for cover. His true supporters will have…Continue
I think this conflict between the MSM and Trump is more substance than show. There is a real struggle by an otherwise unexercised media against an autocrat to draw a line in the sand. It's having the effect of eroding Trump's outlier base, leaving him a smaller core that delights in his trash-talking as a way to take their country back from the "liberal sissies."
The difficulty for the MSM of a "Melting pot" society is that they are not suppose to go too deep or get too specific lest…Continue