Category Archives: politics

Trump’s budget, repealing the ACA, the triumph of evil, and the rebirth of community spirit.

I absolutely hate Trump’s projected budget, as well as Trump’s Obamacare replacement, which although is nearly universally hated  not only on the left but on the right too (albeit for different reasons), is likely to pass this Thursday when Congress votes … Continue reading

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Putting stupidity in perspective.

The same goes for “health savings accounts” which is Trump’s lame “replacement” for Obamacare.

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How Steve Bannon is exploiting a perfectly valid theory of history to create war and chaos.

Like his hippie predecessors, Steve Bannon wants to take down the Establishment — only this time from the far right. (credit: Huffington Post) One day back in 1997, while I was a stay at home mom and my kids were … Continue reading

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‘Snowflake’ is a term used to gaslight those who dare speak out against the new authoritarianism.

‘Snowflake’ (sometimes ‘special snowflake’) is a slang term used in recent years, usually directed against “entitled” Millennials who complain about the America they inherited — one full of debt, minimum wage jobs,  exhorbitant student loans they can never hope to … Continue reading

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Nervous about the election?

You’re not alone, as this chart shows.   Older people (Silent Generation) are the most stressed out (probably because they are the most vulnerable group of people), followed by young adult Millennials, a generation that has been hobbled by an economic … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, narcissism and diagnosis as political sport.

There have been many articles written about Donald Trump’s alleged NPD, some written by bona fide mental health professionals, others by armchair wannabe psychologists–but this is the first one I’ve read that actually talks about Trump’s strange and painful childhood … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders endorses Clinton–progressives take heed!

News article from CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/11/politics/hillary-clinton-bernie-sanders/index.html Many Bernie supporters are understandably upset that he lost to Hillary in the primaries. However, I’m alarmed by how many of them say they want to sit out this election or write in a vote for … Continue reading

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Why Hillary Clinton must pick Bernie Sanders as VP.

I always try to refrain from posting anything too politically partisan on this blog, but this is too important not to talk about, so I’m breaking my rule here. I don’t like Hillary Clinton.  I was and am a Bernie … Continue reading

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We don’t need a malignant narcissist in the White House.

Donald Trump is such a narcissist that Barack Obama looks at him and goes, ‘Dude, what’s your problem?’ — Ted Cruz I’m talking about The Donald, of course. Most politicians have a narcissistic style or narcissistic traits, but we have … Continue reading

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Millennials and voting.

The Primary election is on Tuesday night, but I’m so out of the loop sometimes that I didn’t even realize early voting ended today.  I always try to vote early because you can avoid all the crowds and craziness.  Sort … Continue reading

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