What Conservatives Know About Climate Change Liberals Don’t

We Made Climate Change Documentaries for Science Classes Way back in 1958 So Why Do Folks Still Pretend Not to Know? by Naomi Klein edited by O Society September 16, 2019 What I mean is the reason there is such widespread denial of the reality of climate change with power brokers in the Republican Party, … Continue reading What Conservatives Know About Climate Change Liberals Don’t

When Your Governing Principle is “Owning the Libitards”

What if his moral compass only points to antagonizing the people who didn’t vote for him? by Tom Socca edited by O Society September 10, 2019 Fine: Donald Trump wanted to buy Greenland, or at least wanted to talk about wanting to buy Greenland. Presidents are allowed to be silly and imperialist; taking over Greenland is … Continue reading When Your Governing Principle is “Owning the Libitards”

Greenland and Manifest Destiny

by Timothy Kruse edited by O Society August 28, 2019 On August 18th, when President Trump first confirmed rumors that he was interested in buying Greenland, the American punditry chattered about it in every news outlet as an absurd joke. Trump himself seemed to play along by retweeting a meme showing a shiny gold Trump Casino … Continue reading Greenland and Manifest Destiny

Under Your Scars

Ayn Rand’s philosophy is a central tenet of today’s Republican Party and the moral code of anti-morality proudly cited and followed by high-profile billionaires and the president of the United States. by Thom Hartmann edited by O Society August 17, 2019 There’s a direct link between a sociopathic killer in 1927 and the GOP’s willingness to embrace … Continue reading Under Your Scars

Truth is many Democrat ‘Moderates’ prefer Trump to Sanders in 2020 White House race

https://youtu.be/N8eWgzo1UPc by Slavoj Žižek edited by O Society August 6, 2019 Many so-called Democrat ‘moderates’ would prefer Donald Trump to retain the US Presidency than for Bernie Sanders, or another genuine leftist, to defeat him. In this sense they are mirror-images of establishment Republicans, such as George W Bush and Colin Powell, who publicly expressed support … Continue reading Truth is many Democrat ‘Moderates’ prefer Trump to Sanders in 2020 White House race

Cui Bono? and Follow the Money

One of our O Society people asks: "Donald Trump seems to want to keep us out of more wars. Yet he now has some of the most despicable neocons running things in his administration. And he is dominated by Israeli interests. Why, I wonder?" edited by O Society August 6, 2019 Often simple phrases such … Continue reading Cui Bono? and Follow the Money

The Real Reason So Many Republicans Love Israel? Their Own White Supremacy.

by Peter Beinart edited by O Society July 31, 2019 wypipologist If you listened earlier this month to Republican responses to Donald Trump’s call for Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley to “go back” to the “places from which they came,” you noticed something odd. Trump’s defenders kept mentioning Israel. “They hate … Continue reading The Real Reason So Many Republicans Love Israel? Their Own White Supremacy.