This episode of the Podcast was recorded the night of the Iowa Caucuses, but my opinions on the possibility Trump/Sanders matchup has not changed. I also rant for a bit about the Oscars. Listen below, or go here to listen on Podbean, and here for iTunes.
Anyone who has ever said of the Democrats and Republicans, “A plague on both their houses”, behold the plague. My own view on Trump is fairly plain — he is a boor and a hyper-egotist, a shallow and avaricious blowhard, whose candidacy can almost stand as a rebuke to the idea of a democracy. But it… Read More Trump is not a Candidate. Trump is a Nemesis.
Talking about Trump, screeching in outrage at Trump’s Trumpiness is paying the man precisely the tribute he desires. If you fools don’t stop, you will deserve him trolling his way into the White House, and I will laugh incredibly hard. But Trump is calling attention to the problem of problems, which is finding a way… Read More If We Cannot Ban Islam, Perhaps We Can Ban Sharia
This is Why Trump –Buzzfeed: “All You Americans Are Fired.” At the same time, companies across the country in a variety of industries have made it all but impossible for U.S. workers to learn about job openings that they are supposed to be given first crack at. When workers do find out, they are discouraged… Read More For Everyone Who Wants to Know “Why Trump?”
Casting around the Internets: A pre-med student, asked as part of a class to comment on the Emma Sulkowicz affair, goes into full attack mode. She leaves it all on the field. Relevant quote: If we don’t give colleges the power to put the accused on trial and convict criminals for murder, why do we… Read More Praise be: It’s F-f-f-friday! Linkfest for the Weekend
This is not the primary we thought we would be having. But it’s the kind of primary we should have expected. Every four years, Republican voters hope to get a new candidate vetted by debate and campaign who articulates conservative principles, recommends conservative policies, and demonstrates the qualities of a leader. Instead, we get one of… Read More Scott Walker’s Out, and I May Be, Too.