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February 2nd, 2023 - 12:17 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Racism, Republicans, Schools & Colleges

Black lives don’t matter in Florida

That’s the message Gov. Ron DeSantis, who wants to be president, sent when he banned African-American studies from Florida schools. One of his explicit objections to the course was inclusion of “Black Lives Matter” materials. According to him, “Black Lives Matter” has n[...]

December 4th, 2022 - 7:12 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Will Trump’s constitution remark be his “Dean scream”?

It probably was as offhand a remark as he’ll ever make, but when Trump screeched about reinstating his presidency by suspending the Constitution, he ignited a forest fire. Alice Stewart, a conservative commentator and former GOP staffer, sneered, “I hate to inform [him], the Constitution[...]

November 12th, 2022 - 12:30 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Donald Trump, Politics, Republicans

What a stupid idea!

Publishing — whether print or pixels — is a business, and needs readers, so they create crime waves, do stories on politicians (the more obnoxious, the better), and run pieces by pundits (the more idiotic, the better). I do it, too, by leaving up Steve’s utterly ridiculous satirica[...]

July 2nd, 2022 - 3:38 pm § in Health, Politics

Florida doctor kicked off state board for advocating kids get Covid shots

Dr. Lisa Gwynn (photo, left), a pediatrician and med school prof, is president of the Florida chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (profile here). She also was a director of Florida Healthy Kids Corporation, a state health insurance provider, until she was fired from that board on Wednesday[...]

December 10th, 2021 - 12:37 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Is American democracy doomed?

George Packer (bio here), son of Stanford professors and Yale graduate, and therefore unquestionably an erudite and bright guy, writes in The Atlantic (here): “A year after the insurrection, I’m trying to imagine the death of American democracy.” And make no mistake, it was an insurrec[...]

October 18th, 2021 - 5:45 pm § in Democrats, Humor, Politics, Schools & Colleges

Will Nick Rolovich be Washington’s next governor?

Now that Nick Rolovich has been elevated to anti-vax martyrdom, he’s a natural to run for political office. No government experience, civics training, or public administration background is required. The fact he’s lived in Washington for only a little over a year, and knows almost nothin[...]