Why I Like John Bolton

Intrepid, stubborn children do not heed the sensible warnings from their well-meaning parents. When approaching a hot stove, for example, a child’s curiosity overpowers and nullifies anything but the sound of its own desire. Don’t go near there, a mother might say; don’t touch that, a father might chime in. But the child will not […]

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On the Liberal World Order Pt. II

-The following is a post first published on December 24, 2015- Thus far, even a cursory glance at any of the Republican debates is enough to show the complete lack of thought, consideration, or care given to statements of foreign policy, particularly toward ISIS. Simplistic statements that were once limited to frontrunner Donald Trump have […]

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The Ballad of Trump and McConnell

Trump’s whispers are heard in the atmosphere, hovering over the populace like clouds that threaten destructive floods to come. Someone reports seeing a blue bird, which has by now become the omen that foretells an inauspicious day. Another blue bird is reported, then another. The people have learned to let the flying beasts come, lest […]

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Why I Like Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh will serve as the bellwether that will make clear how much corruption the majority party is willing to exhibit in front of the American people. Having already corrupted the Executive branch with Donald Trump’s nomination—himself a serial propagator of sexual assault—the Republican leadership now seeks to damage the authority and legitimacy of this […]

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Post-Normal

We’ve reached the post-truth era. 2016 will be the year the phenomenon of soothing truth was finally recognized, truth that massages our own biases and kneads away troublesome knots of inconvenient fact. Gradients of truth, varying in their veracity, overload our supposedly shortening attention spans and we are collectively led to the newspaper’s logical conclusion: memes […]

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