HOW TO DESTROY A COUNTRY IN 5 EASY STEPS

As it turns out, it’s not that hard to ruin a nation.  Here’s Donald Trump’s recipe: Keep repeating lies so often, with conviction and purpose, as if they are truths, until people start forgetting what the truth looks like. Until

DONALD TRUMP’S TRAIL OF TEARS

In 1830, President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act. Getting rid of the Indians had long been on his agenda. As an Army General, he had brutally forced Indians off their land because white men wanted it. As president,

TRUMP’S SCORCHED EARTH

In case anyone was optimistic enough to think that Donald Trump couldn’t go any lower, his latest salvo will dispel that notion. He has now thrown out President Obama’s 21014 ban on bringing elephant “souvenirs” — meaning body parts —

AN OPEN LETTER TO DONNA KARAN

Ms. Karan, I am going to print your exact quote here before responding to it — the quote you gave when you were asked about Harvey Weinstein and the accusations of sexual assault: “How do we display ourselves? How do

LET THEM EAT PAPER TOWELS

Days ago, there was a photograph of Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, chest deep in filthy water, holding a bullhorn, calling out to people in houses to see what help they need. Yesterday, there was footage of Donald Trump tossing rolls

CHILDREN WITH BOMBS

It is an irrefutable fact of life that adults who behave like children do adult damage. The greater their power, the wider their reach, the more damage they are likely to inflict. At this time, we have two world leaders

HIGHER GROUND

Waters rising. People fleeing for their lives, hoping to make it to higher ground. A baby clinging to his dead mother. People clinging to hope on top of cars, roofs, trapped in houses where the water just keeps rising. It

NAZIS IN AMERICA

August 15, 2017 is now a date that will go down in history: the day an American President defended neo-Nazis and the KKK. Donald Trump, who won the electoral college but failed to win the popular vote, endeared himself to

THE SHORT ROAD TO WAR

Before a war erupts, it is a thought in the minds of men. That thought is then sent into the world through words, threats, and ultimately commands. Then the horror begins. This world is armed with enough nuclear weapons to

WE THE BELEAGUERED

Donald Trump, in one of his recent tweet storms, used the word ‘beleaguered’ to describe Jeff Sessions. It’s unusual for him to use multi-syllable words, but let’s run with this for a moment. The dictionary definition of beleaguered is “suffering

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