Monthly Archives: November 2016

Socialism and Art

Fidel Castro Bet On The Wrong Horse And Died A Failure The aspect of Castro’s rise that has always struck me as emblematic of his failure is the story of the Escuelas Nacionales de Arte – the art schools that … Continue reading

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Under-educated Trump voters. Really?

a reply to “The Election of Trump is Not a Failure of our Educational System, Just a Reaction to the Failure” that was itself commentary on another post. So read that first. I mainly claim that our education system isn’t … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders, who cares?

Bernie Sanders: Where the Democrats Go From Here Why would the Democrats take advice from someone who is not only a socialist and quite left of mainstream, but who also lost to a person who lost to Donald Trump, who … Continue reading

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Clinton blames blames the FBI for her pattern of suspicious behaviors

Hillary Clinton Blames F.B.I. Director for Election Loss    Hillary Clinton on Saturday cast blame for her surprise election loss on the announcement by the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, days before the election that he had revived the inquiry into … Continue reading

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Gonna die from climate change…

DNC Staffer claims Trump presidency will be fatal! ‘I’m going to die from climate change’ Look you exaggerating “climate scientists.” You’ve made the poor Democrat cry. He thinks what I assume are the next twenty years of warming will be … Continue reading

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Insults are not an argument, part one hundred

and the effect is that every racist, woman-hater, homophobe and rightwing authoritarian feels vindicated. Originally from The left needs a new populism fast. It’s clear what happens if we fail but I first read it in excerpts via The Left … Continue reading

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It isn’t that he doesn’t hear you, it’s just what you’re saying is kinda stupid.

“That man who is not our president, we are going to make him hear us,” declared one demonstrator, 34-year-old Shannon Malone. Anti-Trump protesters take to the streets across America A man whose gains and losses have more or less all … Continue reading

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