Tag Archives: fake news

12 ways to #RESIST without losing your mind.

I’m not sure if this a recent photo; the fashions seem to be from the early 1970s.  But I like the photo and it still fits the spirit of this post, so I’m using it anyway. It’s hard, I know.  … Continue reading

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There is no bottom to the stupidity of Fox News.

Two years ago, right wing Fox News loudmouth and conspiracy theorist Sean Hannity (or maybe it was Bill O’Reilly — what’s the difference?) started foaming at the mouth about a fictional “war on Christmas” because Starbucks decided to use plain … Continue reading

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The insanity of being a news junkie in the age of Trump.

Every day when I wake up, I check the news headlines. Maybe it’s just hypervigilance and wanting to reassure myself that Trump hasn’t started nuclear war yet.   This presidency makes me feel like I’m back in an abusive relationship and … Continue reading

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Why the Fairness Doctrine needs to return.

I’m old enough to remember the days when the news was simply the news and the  various networks and other outlets didn’t differ much or at all in what they reported, only slightly in style.   Reporters were mostly emotionally … Continue reading

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Fake news flowchart.

Someone posted this very useful flowchart on Twitter today.

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It’s time to stop blaming Trump supporters.

Credit: Chicago Tribune I consider myself progressive politically, but I have a bone to pick with some people on the left.    Unlike the modern GOP and their wealthy backers,  we’re supposed to care about the “little people” — the … Continue reading

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The Current Political Situation (reblogged from Nyssa’s Hobbit Hole)

I’m sure my friend Nyssa from the Hobbit Hole won’t mind me reblogging this post she wrote today.    I think politics is dominating many of our minds these days, especially  for those of us who are survivors of abusive families … Continue reading

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Small city in Macedonia churned out pro-Trump propaganda during his campaign.

Credit: BBC News   I stumbled on this story and was just gobsmacked.  Donald Trump seems to have some mysterious and bizarre connections with both Russia and Eastern Europe, but nothing surprises me anymore about this corrupt president and his … Continue reading

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