Democrats, How Do I Hate Thee?

by Andrew Levine edited by O Society August 6, 2019 How do I hate thee? Counting the ways would be a fool’s errand; there are too many ways. They have to do with your hypocrisy, cowardice, and servility. Circumstances change, but these traits have been constant themes in Democratic Party politics seemingly from time immemorial. … Continue reading Democrats, How Do I Hate Thee?

Moving Beyond a Propensity For Pretentiousness

by Clark Scott edited by O Society August 5, 2019 I have, for much of my life, had a propensity for mimicking birds. Most of my attempts havelittle noticeable effect, but some of my vocalizations lead to what seems to occasionally be emotional rebuttals. I sometimes wonder if this propensity of mine is an attempt … Continue reading Moving Beyond a Propensity For Pretentiousness

A Guide for the Perplexed in 2020

by John Walsh edited by O Society August 1, 2019 The current round of presidential debates is packed with plans, programs, promises, claims and counter-claims. The question, as always, is which candidates are we to believe. The closer we get to an election, unscrupulous candidates tailor what they say to what the voters want to … Continue reading A Guide for the Perplexed in 2020

A Guide To Bad Faith Arguments Against Bernie Sanders

One of our readers asked about the recent Democratic primary debates. These debates are terrible because the people who set them up at CNN, FoxNews, MSNBC, etc make them terrible on purpose. These mainstream media outlets benefit from keeping the status quo simply because they are corporations. Someone like Bernie Sanders scares corporations because he … Continue reading A Guide To Bad Faith Arguments Against Bernie Sanders

How Obama Failed US

On every level, the Obama administration couldn't break with neoliberalism. We're living with its failures today. by Branko Marcetic edited by O Society July 9, 2019 At one point in A Crisis Wasted, its author Reed Hunt compares the inaugural speeches of Franklin Roosevelt and Barack Obama, two Democratic presidents who took office at times of … Continue reading How Obama Failed US

Selling Identity: That Little Girl Was Me

by O Society July 8, 2019 Despite the Biden hype, I believed from the outset the Democratic party would find a candidate to fuse their last two presidential candidates into one, thus mining both identity groups for votes simultaneously. Here's what they think is their winning identity formula: Obama + Hillary => Kamala Harris Kamala … Continue reading Selling Identity: That Little Girl Was Me