Saturday, November 18, 2017

Ghosts of trickle-downs past: ‘Suck it up, Tiny Tim.’

Go to enough congressional hearings, and you will eventually hear a Republican charge that Democrats are trying to pick business winners and losers. They say that's the free market’s...

Meaney’s irreverent rants for the sick and tired

Let's say you have a ladder. On the top rung is Malala Yousafzai, the girl religious wackos shot in the face for going to school. With her are Gandhi and Mother Teresa. On the bottom run...

Gripping campaign ad from Latino group conveys panic felt by minority children

The Latino Victory Project is running a new ad called "American Nightmare" to oppose Republican Ed Gillespie in the Virginia governor's race. The ad is the capstone of the group's $400,0...

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My cousin Pete, the resolute Republican

My husband’s cousin Pete came to visit last week. Hubby loves him like a brother; I say he’s the most lovable asshole I know. Pete’s also a hardcore Republican. He voted for Kasich and d...

Taking a Constitutional (part 1)

A casual walk through the U.S. Constitution looks at the historical context in which it was written. Did the Founding Fathers intend for the document to be followed exactly as worded? Or...

The humble citizen’s guide to fighting fake news

Countering fake news is a guerrilla war of words for the hearts and minds of "true believers." It takes critical thinking and starts with being aware of our own motives, desires, and abi...

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