Archive for the ‘Seems Obvious to Me’ Category

Note to Democrats on Gorsuch Nomination. Get this behind you quickly.

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Was the Gorsuch SCOTUS seat stolen? Yes. Is he a hard-right Conservative? Yes. Is this the hill Democrats should be dying on? Absolutely not.

 
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March 20, 2017
Posted in: Civil Rights, Healthcare, Partisanship, Seems Obvious to Me, Unconstitutional

Trump is getting his intel from Right-Wing conspiracy theorists (and that should worry us all.)

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Our Commander-in-Chief keeps retweeting unverified claims gleaned from Far Right conspiracy theorists despite access to the entire Intelligence Community.

 
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March 6, 2017
Posted in: myth busting, National Security, Politics, Rants, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

Trump Has Been Great for Advancing Progressivism

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Having a Conservative extremist in the White House has done more to mobilize Progressives than any Democrat could have.

 
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January 30, 2017
Posted in: Abortion rights, Civil Rights, Economy, Environment, Global Warming, Greed, Healthcare, Immigration Reform, Infrastructure, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Racism, Religion, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism, Unconstitutional

Why the Electoral College Should Wait Before Voting

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Lately, I’ve noticed I can’t shake the feeling Russia is actually *shaping* the Trump Administration. I don’t mean they are simply reaping the rewards of having an admirer of Putin defending them as Trump prepares to take the White House. I mean that the subject of “Russia” keeps popping up in places I never expected. Case in point: When […]

 
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December 19, 2016
Posted in: Election, mystery, Politics, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

Trump Camp Desperate To Convince Us His Gaffes Are All According to Plan

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A string of rookie mistakes, incontinent AM tweeting and a swampy cabinet are “all according to plan” say Trump supporters to worried critics.

 
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December 5, 2016
Posted in: General, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

The CEO President. THIS is Trump’s idea of “The Best People”?

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America elected a “CEO President” who’d “search far & wide” for “the best people”, and here is who he came up with.

 
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November 21, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Election, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me

Nearly Ten Million Fewer Democrats Voted in 2016 Than 2008. Why?

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Democratic votes fell by a ratio of more than 28:1 in this election.

 
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November 14, 2016
Posted in: Election, mystery, Rants, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

Mugsy’s Electoral Predictions (2016 edition)

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There are 12 states labeled “toss ups”. But really, there are only four, and Trump’s only path to victory is if he sweeps them.

 
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November 7, 2016
Posted in: Election, Predictions, Seems Obvious to Me, voting

15 Years After 9/11. Doesn’t Anyone Know How to End a War? A 21st Century “Marshall Plan”.

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After 15 years of war in the Middle East with no end in sight, how is it no candidate running for president can conceive of a new approach to ending America’s longest war?

 
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September 12, 2016
Posted in: Election, Middle East, National Security, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism, War

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

How Does One Support Hillary without rewarding DNC misbehavior?

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The Democratic Party took sides in the race from Day One and actively harmed the Sanders campaign. Now they want Sanders’ endorsement and the votes of his supporters offering NOTHING in return but threats & ridicule.

 
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June 20, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, Rants, Seems Obvious to Me, voting

Pro-Gun Supporters ALREADY Told Us They Don’t Need an Assault Weapon to Stop One

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“If *I* had been in that (latest mass shooting location), *I* could have taken that guy out!” You heard them too I’ll bet. Those chest-beating low-brow far Right gun nuts telling us how if THEY had been there with THEIR pistol/Glock/etc when all those people were being shot, THEY could have taken out the mass shooter […]

 
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June 13, 2016
Posted in: Crime, Guns & Violence, myth busting, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism