Yesterday, President Trump publicly declared that he’s taken Vladimir Putin’s word over the word of the American intelligence community and the Justice Department on the matter of whether or not Russia attempted […]
Political opinions, like most opinions, aren’t sound evaluations of puts and takes on any given societal issue. They’re personal preferences that require some form of matching to an ideal. Psychologists Amos Tversky […]
“I think we should look to countries like Denmark, like Sweden and Norway, and learn what they have accomplished for their working people” That’s a quote from Bernie Sanders from an October […]
The immediate polarization of the Trump phenomenon pushed Americans into two camps: core Trump supporters and everyone else. The latter traversed both parties and swept many sidelined centrists into a common bond […]
I finished reading historian Thomas Weber’s Becoming Hitler: the Making of a Nazi last night. I thought I’d share a few thoughts. Weber is a German historian, Hitler scholar and professor at […]
*Reposted from a blog in 2015. It’s starting to dull in our minds, whether we admit it or not. The further we get from it, the less we grieve. The trauma becomes […]
From the beginning, we Americans really haven’t been much for keeping things civil when someone tells us something we don’t like. It’s kind of our brand.