Now we have a new generation of politicians and voters who are not afraid of the "S" Word, and they won't be cowed by conservative clatter about creeping socialism.
The Hill has reported that The Orange Don was just nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. Here are a couple of responses when Obama was prematurely honored in much the same way.
I can't help but ask myself how the GOP and the right-wing media would have responded if Obama had met with Kim with the same outcomes. Then I remembered this MSB Classic from 2015 on the Iran Deal
It's testing season. It's that time again when my classes are half empty (half full). Students are spending hours at a time with their heads down, or staring at a screen, filling in bubbles because, in Florida, bubbles equal knowledge.
My first year playing organized baseball our coach informed us that we were going to be a bunting team. I can tell you with certainty that there is nothing more dispiriting than being on a bunting team!
With the release of the Trump budget and the expressed goals of the Administration, it should now be clear to all that my attempt to debunk the Small Government Conservative Myth is accurate.
TORTURE IS THE FIRST TOOL OF THE TYRANT The New York Times reports today that the government has declassified some transcripts from torture victims at Guantanamo Bay. Predictably, the transcripts remain heavily redacted, limiting their value. However, some new information does come to light based on an analysis of the documents. Equally predictable, the new release... Continue Reading →
BEING RIGHT ISN'T ALWAYS A GOOD THING I was going through some old posts on the Original Mad Sociologist Blog. I'm planning on publishing some retrospectives and I'm compiling some of my work. That's when I stumbled upon this post from December 2014. The post is a response to a Facebook conversation that I had... Continue Reading →
IN CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL DISCOURSE If you are involved in political debate, you are almost certain to be faced with Hitler...at least those who use Hitler and Nazism as a strategy to discredit what you are saying. Associating a position with Hitler and Nazism is a surefire way to silence that position. It is also easy,... Continue Reading →