Dukakis to Donald: 30 Years of Citizens United

Despite widespread counternarrative, decades of careful political machinations laid crucial groundwork for Donald Trump’s election. Donald Trump’s ubiquitous portrayal as a renegade outsider, beholden to no political party or established decorum, might be the most unacknowledged fake news item of the past two years. Despite a lack of name recognition — or perhaps precisely because of their anonymity — the various forces working to install a President Trump have been actively pursuing their goals for a very long time.…

"Dukakis to Donald: 30 Years of Citizens United"

Week 3 of the Trumpocalypse

The Trump administration appealed the Federal Judge’s ruling stopping the ban from happening over the weekend, which the Court of Appeals quickly rejected. Whether he tweets attacks at the appeals court remains to be seen, but he is trying to pull off the American dictatorship so it would not exactly be surprising. This bit from Trump’s interview with Putin resembles the countless interviews I’ve read where he  seems to praise strongman tactics and trash the…

"Week 3 of the Trumpocalypse"

Steve Bannon: Evil Personified?

Do you remember during the Bush presidency when everyone was concerned about how  evil Dick Cheney seemed to be? Well, Trump has at least two people worse than that in the White House. Neither them are people who need to be confirmed by the Senate. Politico has a good write up on Stephen Miller. I am here to talk about Steve Bannon. A lot of you may wonder how an alt-right sensationalist online newspaper CEO…

"Steve Bannon: Evil Personified?"

Trump the Abuser

Donald Trump is unfit to be president because of the way he has treated people his entire life. There are well-documented decades long narrative that he created for himself while trying to make himself out to be this Alpha Male Propaganda master. His father was an abusive person too. That is where it starts. His father was arrested for attending a KKK rally in 1927. In 1973, He and his father were sued by the…

"Trump the Abuser"