I Stand with the FBI, the NSA, the DIA, and the CIA

And I do so proudly.  Yet while saying this I have trouble even trying to comprehend a world where I'd write these words.  On June 12, 1985 I was arrested while protesting aid to the Contras and the Oliver North / CIA dirty war against Nicaragua.  Well before the Snowden revelations I knew what the … Continue reading I Stand with the FBI, the NSA, the DIA, and the CIA

Today I Proudly Stand with Sen. John McCain

"Today’s press conference in Helsinki was one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory. The damage inflicted by President Trump’s naiveté, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for autocrats is difficult to calculate. But it is clear that the summit in Helsinki was a tragic mistake. President Trump proved not only unable, … Continue reading Today I Proudly Stand with Sen. John McCain


@realDonaldTrump says the US is to blame for poor relations with Russia.  So yeah, I guess #moroninchief understands some things that I don't.  Wasn't it the US that invaded and annexed Crimea over the protests of Russia?  And didn't we, the US, poison multiple people in England using a nerve agent only available to governments?  … Continue reading Blame?

Gated Communities?

Last night Jeff Sessions accused those of us who oppose Trump's immigration policies, in particular the border wall, of living in "gated communities".  I'm guessing this is a new code word for "coastal liberals".  Well Jeff?  Yeah.  I do.  Here is my gate: It's designed specifically to keep people like you out. Resist