People are still mad about that Electoral College thing. And okay, I do get it: if it hadn’t been for that antiquated and arguably unfair system, which was created as an incentive to get smaller and less-populous agricultural states to ratify the Constitution, Donald Trump would not now be our president. Because, despite what he tells himself, he did NOT actually win the popular vote.Continue reading “Our Crazy Electoral College”
I think half of America is currently experiencing one of the five stages of grief right now.
The first, DENIAL: You can be sure a lot of Americans went to bed on the night of November 8th certain that by the time they woke up Wednesday morning, everything would be sorted out and Donald Trump would NOT be our president-elect. No way, no how.Continue reading “Progressives: From Grief to Action”
“I’m not a racist.” I keep hearing that.
I’m not a racist. I voted for Trump because of the Supreme Court, or because he is against abortions. Or because he’s an outsider, because he promised to drain the swamp, bring back our jobs, shake things up, make us great again. I voted for him because Hillary is corrupt, evil, not nice, married to Bill. Benghazi. Emails. Killary. But I’m not a racist.Continue reading “The Stink of Racism”
The thing that breaks my heart the most is the women. It’s like a punch in the gut that 42% of women voted for that man. That includes a whopping 53% of white women; Continue reading “To the [Too Many] Women Who Voted For Trump: You Broke My Heart”
In an interview with Brian Williams on MSNBC on October 10th, author and advocate Tavis Smiley made clear that he had no patience for talking heads complaining about Donald Trump’s reprehensible behavior, lamenting the sorry state of the presidential campaign, Continue reading “We All Created this Monster”
I woke up this morning with a massive debate hangover. So for a little tail of the dog I compiled this list of winners and losers in the second Presidential Debate.
- Ken Bone (Who is Ken Bone?)
- The American People
- My dignity
- Hillary Clinton’s dignity
- Civilized discourse
- Meaningful policy analysis
- Every person who believes America is, was, or could be a great nation
After careful examination of the transcripts from last night’s Presidential debate, I have distilled Donald Trump’s plans for dealing with America’s most pressing problems.They are:
- I know you are but what am I?
- Did not did not.
- I’m rubber and you’re glue.
- Neener neener.
- Mommy! She’s being mean to me!
Lord help us.
Hey, all you whiners out there who are going to vote for the third-party candidate because you have too much integrity to vote for Crooked Hillary, let me ask you something. Continue reading “Enough with the 3rd party threats”