Category Archives: Nativism

‘Disinvited’ Eagles weren’t going anyway


Swamp Rabbit was getting on my case for not being a football fan. I’m a fan of the players,” I said. “It’s the NFL I hate — the overpaid commissioner and the spoiled rotten billionaires who own the teams. I … Continue reading

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Trump’s defense: A house is not a hole


Leave it to the worst U.S. president in history to bring the office down a few more notches by making this remark at a meeting about immigration last week: “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come … Continue reading

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Another day, another new low for Trump


Let’s say you’re one of the Navajo veterans of WW II who used your native language to create coded messages that the Japanese military couldn’t possibly figure out. You survived battles in the South Pacific, where Japanese soldiers usually fought … Continue reading

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Raw Republicanism


Donald Trump is a vindictive fraud with an orange (or is it yellow?) skunk pelt on his head, but there’s nothing new about his politics: … He is the logical extension of the way the Republican Party has been operating since … Continue reading

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‘Central Government for Dummies’


Last week I wrote that the Tea Party is a dead end, mainly because its members don’t seem to understand they’re serving the rich and powerful, and surrendering power in the process. They love the idea of a “maverick” Republican … Continue reading

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You, sir, are no Lonesome Rhodes


Where are the fire-breathing, chest-beating demagogues of old? I saw clips of Glenn Beck exhorting the crowd to come back to Jesus during his “Restoring Honor” event in D.C. and I wondered, honestly, how this simpering buffoon rose from radio … Continue reading

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