Archive for August 18th, 2022

August 18th, 2022 - 11:36 pm § in Donald Trump

Is it “politics” for a psychiatrist to call a politician dangerous?

Prof. Bandy X. Lee, M.D., is a brilliant Yale-educated psychiatrist who wrote a “comprehensive textbook on violence.” According to Wikipedia, Dr. Lee (photo, left) “studied the anthropology of violence in East Africa as a fellow of the National Institute of Mental Health and co-aut[...]

August 18th, 2022 - 6:43 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

If you feel today’s GOP is dangerous, you’re not alone

It’s obvious the Republican Party has become dangerous; and saying so isn’t inflated partisan rhetoric, it’s merely recognizing what’s plain to see. The party is led by an unscrupulous demagogue who lies and incites violence; its lesser elected officials endorse his lies, and[...]

August 18th, 2022 - 5:54 pm § in Law and Courts, Misc.

Battlefield report: How’s the war against robocallers going?

Robocalls are hard to stop, for a variety of reasons. There are many operators, some overseas beyond reach of America’s law enforcement; they’re nimble at going around or keeping ahead of technological and other obstacles thrown in their way; and the phone industry is highly fragmented, [...]

August 18th, 2022 - 2:10 pm § in Biden, Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics, Racism

Florida voting police nab 20 vote thieves!

Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis’s new “Office of Election Crimes and Security” has identified 20 cases of suspected voting fraud since going into business on July 1, The Hill reported on Wednesday, August 18, 2022 (read story here). All of the cases are from Palm Beach, Broward, and [...]

August 18th, 2022 - 2:10 am § in Humor, Politics, Schools & Colleges

Book banners step on rake

Across the country, Republicans are banning books from public schools. It’s no different in Keller, Texas, where Christian nationalists recently won control of the school board. Ignoring previous work by a district committee, they concocted a policy that any resident of the school district or [...]

August 18th, 2022 - 1:44 am § in Business, Politics, Racism

Florida GOP governor bans socially responsible investing

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who wants to be president, is opening “a new front in his anti-woke crusade” by banning Florida pension fund managers “from considering the social impact of their financial decisions,” CNN reported on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 (read story here). &#[...]