The WaPo Op-Ed by Robert Kagan is an absolute must read and share broadly. I’ll provide some quotes and connecting commentary, but trust me, this must be read and shared.
Reconciliation, Retribution, Punishment, Forgiveness: How Do We Understand and Manage the Fascist Threat We Face?
I think most of us have grossly under-estimated the threat we face in this country, assuming that far-right domestic terrorists are a small segment of mostly uneducated, angry white men. It is much larger than that, and far more dangerous…. Read More ›
God, Guns, Bats, and Patriotism: A Guest Blog from Portland & Horrific Quotes Suggesting What Is Coming
Today, we offer a glimpse of what lies ahead, beginning with a News In Brief from Heather Cox Richardson detailing how Trump is fomenting misinformation & violence & then from Portland, a view of right wing militia & what likely… Read More ›
Trump Is Putting Our Lives at Risk: This is No Time for Comfort Zones
Musings on the NM and US elections, links to Veterans for Peace and Working Families Party events & reflections on produced water, renewable energy & Trump’s fascist tendencies. We close the post with a livestream concert from David Berkeley.
Der Spiegel: Wake Up America. You Are Closing in on 1933
Today we feature a report from Germany pleading with America to wake up. The parallels are becoming more pronounced with the introduction of paramilitary troops into our cities & vicious rhetoric characterizing protesters as terrorists. Read on.