Picture Vs Policy: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Does the picture represent the man?


So quick we are to judge. Who needs facts or details? One blip ,one bump and your career in over.   When my children were growing up, I would tell them its not what your say, its what you do. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam was young when he took a picture in Blackface standing next toContinue reading “Picture Vs Policy: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Does the picture represent the man?”

Donald Trump is TERRIFIED!


By: Lucian K. Truscott IV\Salon.com We’ve been dealing with Trump’s lies all wrong. We’ve been totaling them up — 6,420 over 649 days, according to the Washington Post! We’ve been parsing and categorizing them — Trump’s statements are regularly found “false,” or “misleading,” or it “needs context,” or it “lacks evidence,” or it’s “exaggerated,” orContinue reading “Donald Trump is TERRIFIED!”

Fake News? Fox News Blast Donald Trump! There is always Russian Televison


Every now and then I get a little crazy That’s not the way it’s supposed to be Sometimes my vision is a little hazy.  I can’t tell who I should trust or just who I let trust me.  People try to say I act a little funny.  But that’s just a figure of speech toContinue reading “Fake News? Fox News Blast Donald Trump! There is always Russian Televison”

Portrait of a Hypocrite: An Outspoken Supporter of the #MeToo Movement failed to Protect her female aid from her male Chief of Staff


“For too long, the culture in Washington has accepted entirely unacceptable behavior,” . “That needs to change — period.” (Novemeber 2017) Elizabeth Esty   “You better fucking  reply to me or I will fucking kill you,” Tony Baker (Esty Chief of Staff) said in the May 5, 2016, recording left for Anna Kain, a formerContinue reading “Portrait of a Hypocrite: An Outspoken Supporter of the #MeToo Movement failed to Protect her female aid from her male Chief of Staff”

Anti-Beyonce Protest That Never Was


Photo: Glenn Schuck Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani was outraged! He accused her of using the platform to attack Police officers.  Others said her SuperBowl performance that paid tribute to the Black Panthers was race-bating. An unnamed group using Eventbrite  a website where anyone with a working email address can create a meetup encouraged peopleContinue reading “Anti-Beyonce Protest That Never Was”

Conspiracy theories swirl around the death of Antonin Scalia


  By:Lena H. Sun and Sari Horwitz/Washington Post Two days after Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died suddenly in remote West Texas, a former D.C. homicide commander is raising questions about how the death was handled by local and federal authorities. “As a former homicide commander, I am stunned that no autopsy was ordered forContinue reading “Conspiracy theories swirl around the death of Antonin Scalia”

Why do people on the other side seem so unreasonable?


By: Andrew Gelman/Monkey Cage Washington Post George W. Bush famously described himself as “a uniter, not a divider.” A few years into his presidency there was a survey that reported that 49 percent of Americans thought he was a “uniter” and 49 percent thought him a “divider” — a poignant reminder that Americans are so polarized, they’re even polarized about polarization. AndContinue reading “Why do people on the other side seem so unreasonable?”

This is how you become a white supremacist


(Casarsa/iStock) I spent seven years leading hate groups and getting other angry white people to join. By Arno Michaelis/via the Washingon Post Since I can remember, I’ve been fascinated with the idea of being a warrior. I learned to read early and would sit in the library poring over books of Greek and Norse myths,Continue reading “This is how you become a white supremacist”

Elected Officials Discriminating against women?


A recent survey of women on Capitol Hill revealed that in some offices, only male staffers can spend time one-on-one with their male bosses. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post) When women can’t get one-on-one time with their bosses By: Catherine Rampell/ Washington Post Can men and women ever just be colleagues? This is no When-Harry-Met-Sally-inspired, retrogradeContinue reading “Elected Officials Discriminating against women?”

The tragedy behind Fox’s ‘Empire’: Lee Daniels’s father beat him for being gay


Terrence Howard. left, and Lee Daniels speak onstage at a Television Critics Association event in Pasadena, Calif. (Richard Shotwell/Invision via AP) By: Justin Moyer/Washington Post For a network that has struggled to draw eyeballs, Fox’s “Empire” — a Terrence Howard-helmed drama about a music mogul and his, well, empire — is a blockbuster that booked 10Continue reading “The tragedy behind Fox’s ‘Empire’: Lee Daniels’s father beat him for being gay”