Archive for August, 2016

Tell me how More Guns would have prevented crossfire shooting death of Wade’s cousin?

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Over the weekend, Donald Trump was rightly excoriated for politicizing the death of Nykea Aldridge, cousin of Chicago Bulls superstar Dwyane Wade, after tweeting (natch) that such incidents would win him the African-American vote. Now, Trump rightly deserves condemnation for politicizing Aldridge’s death (and no, I’m not doing the same. I’m attributing no benefit/harm from this […]

 
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August 29, 2016
Posted in: Crime, Election, Guns & Violence, myth busting, Racism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity

Trump is the Living Embodiment of Plato’s ‘Republic’

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In Plato’s most famous novel “Republic”, he used the technique of magnifying small problems to reveal their true nature. Trump IS that magnification of the GOP.

 
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August 22, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, mystery, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me

Lack of Quid Pro Quo Doesn’t Make Soliciting Donations to Clinton Foundation Ethical or Legal

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Newly leaked “deleted” Clinton emails suggest she may have solicited donations to her Foundation while she was Secretary of State, which may be a crime.

 
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August 15, 2016
Posted in: Election, mystery, Politics, Scandals

Someone at the DNC needs to go to jail. If the Clinton campaign wants Sanders voters, they must.

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Wikileaks revealed that the DNC actively undermined the Sanders campaign and likely disenfranchised *millions* of voters, yet all the Media… led by the Clinton campaign… is focused on is “who did the leaking” with no concern for the revelations themselves. That misbehavior DEMANDS prosecution to ensure the integrity of future elections.

 
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August 1, 2016
Posted in: Crime, Election, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, Scandals, voting