General Michael Flynn, Trump’s National Security Advisor, was fired last night. It’s important to understand what happened, and that Flynn’s violation of the Logan Act is only a very small part of it.
You have to understand the nature and purpose of political lies. It’s not just about advancing an agenda by fooling people into believing something that’s not true. This is just the most simple, most unsubtle reason for political lies. The true intent, the ultimate goal, the final result, is far worse.
Highlights(?) of Week 2 of the most corrupt and fascist administration in American history. … More Trump’s Daily Horrors – Week 2
Jan 26, 2017 — Day 7 of Trumpistan Dear Diary, Every day, I wonder if Trump and his neo-Nazis can do anything more destructive and stupid than they did the day before. Each day, they show that yes, yes indeed they can. Trump started out today saying that if Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto didn’t … More Dear Diary – Day 7
A group of congressional staffers who watched the Tea Party stymie much of President Obama’s agenda has written a helpful booklet which describes the things those people did, why they worked, and how we can use those same techniques to defeat Trump. It is a guide for how small, local groups can form, maintain cohesiveness, … More Important resources
A vital and concise story at WaPo discusses Russia’s successful effects to alter and manipulate American public opinion prior to the 2016 U.S. election. The goal was to create suspicion among voters in general and infighting among Democratic voters in particular in order to defeat Hillary Clinton. Many of the negative stories we heard about Hillary, … More Baconing and Russian hacks
Appointing tokens does not make Trump normal. … More This Is NOT Normal!
A tiny taste to get you started. … More Resources
Explorations of important issues. … More Going Deep