Category Archives: Resistance Rebellion And Death

The Fundamentalist Right Never Went Away

The ‘religious’ right–which is intertwined with racism–never went away: A very interesting piece of data from Alabama exit polls: While White women overall voted for Moore 63 to 34, when you break out evangelical vs non you get evangelical white … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Alabama

I’m not going to regurgitate the obvious, other than to say when Democrats focus on turn out–which means cozying up to, if not embracing, the politics of mass mobilization (and the potential decrease of institutional control that entails)–they win. But … Continue reading

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The Asymmetry Of Republican Resistance

Recently, I noted that calls for compromise and unity in opposition to Trump were inherently unequal and disadvantageous to the left. Well, E.J. Dionne, who unlike this asshole with a blog, is quite milquetoast in his criticism, agrees (boldface mine): … Continue reading

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The Problem With Grand Anti-Trump Coalitions: All Give And No Take

Jeet Heer describes a supposed centrist anti-Trump coalition (boldface mine): To some centrists and liberals, Kristol’s ideological crisis presents a political opportunity. If many erstwhile conservatives are opposed to Trump, why not form a broad anti-Trump coalition that crosses old … Continue reading

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The Lord Is Unhappy

Observed at the corner of 18th and Church Streets NW, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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The Wages Of Torture And The Triumph Of Nihilism: The Roy Moore Edition

After the revelations that Alabama Republican U.S. Senate candidate and long-time moral scold Roy Moore initiated inappropriate “sexual encounters” with four teenage girls while he was an assistant district attorney, including one fourteen year-old who was there for a custody … Continue reading

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Thoughts On The Virginia Election

I spent a significant portion of my life in Virginia. I never thought that I would see either a socialist or transgender member of the House of Delegates, and both won. That this will cause gnashing of teeth and wailing … Continue reading

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