The Impeachment Iceberg

One of our O Society people asked: "Read Trump's 6-Page Letter to Pelosi and then Fact Checker: Breaking Down Trump's Letter to Pelosi in the Washington Post. I would like to hear your opinion about these two articles." You asked for it... my opinion is I don't care what Donald Trump says and am not going to … Continue reading The Impeachment Iceberg

Why No Republicans Turn On Trump

https://youtu.be/0xJz9dLyRI8 by Thom Hartmann edited by O Society Dec 6, 2019 There is a very simple reason some Republicans voted for the impeachment proceedings against Richard Nixon, but so far none have broken ranks against Trump. The reason is a corrupted U.S. Supreme Court. In 1976 (Buckley v. Valeo) and 1978 (First National Bank of Boston … Continue reading Why No Republicans Turn On Trump

The Authoritarianism at the End of the Impeachment Rainbow

https://youtu.be/wyb7dt9nz_g by Andrew Wood edited by O Society Nov 30, 2019 Following just a few days of Congressional testimony, it is clear Trump will, at most, be impeached but certainly not convicted. This would be nothing new, for although such proceedings now are brought against four presidents in U.S. history, not a single one was … Continue reading The Authoritarianism at the End of the Impeachment Rainbow

Willful Ignorance, Faustian Bargains, White Exceptionalism, and Bart Simpson AKA What Trump Voters Do

by Sanford Schram edited by O Society October 4, 2019 Since Donald Trump declared victory in the early morning hours of November 9th, 2016 commentators incessantly bemoan the calamity befallen the U.S. And with good reason. As many people warned for months, Trump is unfit to be President and poses a real threat to the … Continue reading Willful Ignorance, Faustian Bargains, White Exceptionalism, and Bart Simpson AKA What Trump Voters Do

The Myths of the “Genius” Behind Trump’s Reelection Campaign

Brad Parscale says he’s taking a relative pittance to run Trump's reelection operation. But as with much of what Parscale claims about his work and life, that’s not the full story. This is. by Peter Elkind and Doris Burke edited by O Society September 17, 2019 On the evening of May 30, Brad Parscale, the campaign … Continue reading The Myths of the “Genius” Behind Trump’s Reelection Campaign

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 Obama Presided Over Largest Increase in Fossil Fuel Production in US History What I mean is the reason there is such widespread denial of … 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”