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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A CLASSIC WITH CONTEMPORARY RELEVANCE Back in 2010, just over six years ago, I wrote this post about the frightening turn I was seeing among conservatives as they approached the […]
A SCARY THEORY THAT LOOKS LIKE ITS COMING TO FRUITION A couple of years ago I noticed a disturbing analogy between Republican politics and H. G. Wells’ brilliant novel, The Island […]
Religion, Sociology and the Lived Experience Back in 2009, for the first time in my life, I had the aweful experience of having to put a dog to sleep. Her […]