Category Archives: Politics

Another Crusader wants to judge us

Wendy Vitter: I cannot imagine a clearer example of the current GOP/DJT agenda to stack the federal judiciary with right-wing activist judges. I mean she’s already an *actual activist* for the far right!! And this LIFETIME APPOINTMENT would be her … Continue reading

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My thoughts on Paul Ryan’s “retirement” in a nutshell

You’ve got to know when to hold them, know when to fold them, know when to walk away, and know when to run. You never count your money when you’re sitting as House Speaker — there’ll be time enough for … Continue reading

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The Right hypocritically decries “activist judges” while stacking the entire Federal judiciary with them

It’s a terrible contest to determine what DJT’s most destructive and frightening legacy will be — pollution, public lands giveaways, criminalization of poverty, eradication of women’s health and autonomy, race-based civil war, international nuclear war — but for me, stacking … Continue reading

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Certified baloney!! (Bye-bye Roy Moore… for now at least)

I think this story is rather important: Roy Moore still refuses to concede the Alabama special Senate race, and in fact tried to call “shenanigans” on the whole election. It’s baloney, of course, and now it’s officially been ruled baloney. … Continue reading

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Where I was when the (Roll) Tide turned

Tonight I had the honor of being in the audience for Taylor Mac’s Holiday Sauce show at Town Hall. It was a magnificent show, as to be expected. I can speak more about that another time. But when the transcendent … Continue reading

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Rightwing “pro-Israel” advocates mostly are not, actually.

[Post in progress… this is a placeholder because I need to develop this further when I get a chance, but it’s worth including this iceberg-tip here.] It’s essential to stay constantly aware that “pro Israel” right-wing U.S. policies have NOTHING … Continue reading

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Activist journalism wins over civil forfeiture — for once

We need some good news this morning. I am so glad to see there is a happy ending to this case of potentially heartbreaking injustice. There is no erasing in this man’s unnecessary trauma at the hands of those sworn … Continue reading

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