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Rachel Maddow: Will Putin Blackmail Trump Into Pulling U.S. Troops Near Russian Border?

Rachel Maddow on Tuesday reminded her audience that President Barack Obama ramped up U.S. troop presence near the Russian border just days before he’s set to leave office, leading the…

U.S. Press: Dropping the Ball On Reporting Trump

I was angry about the behavior of the press, so I sent letters, lots of letters.  Here are the responses: CNN: Yo, BitcoDavid. We’re sorry we dropped the ball during…

Donald Trump And His Ministry of Love

Look, I don’t care that Donald Trump is a pussy grabber. I don’t care that he’s a racist – although that is certainly a horrible personality trait. I don’t care…

Donald Trump On the Dollar

There were still patches of dirty snow on the grass when after 7 months at his mountain cabin, Gregor Samsa walked into the little general store and plopped down a…

Does Anyone Care About Native Americans?

I’ve mentioned them occasionally and recently. The responses have generally been to deflect what I am saying by mentioning atrocities perpetrated by The British Empire. Very liberal of you I’m…

Dictators Have Coins Minted In Own Likeness-Now There’s “In Trump we trust” Coins

A Russian metal working company has minted a sterling silver coin to commemorate President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, featuring Mr. Trump’s face and the slogan “In Trump we trust.” The Associated…

The Metamorphosis: Cockroaches Swarm the Capitol

From The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka Gregor Samsa woke up one morning and found that everyone in the world had become a cockroach. Hearing rustling outside his bedroom and smelling…

Sidney Blumenthal: Five Ways Trump Is Illegitimate

Not since The Wizard of Oz has anyone proclaimed himself to be so great and powerful as Donald Trump.…

On Trump: Resistance is Not Futile-Speak Up, Lock Him Up

Picking on Trump is like harassing the pilot of your plane, says the Facebook post. Funny how I didn’t hear much of that sort of thing during the “I hope…

Where the Hell Was A ‘Principled’ CNN During the Fcking Election?

The Trump gang, including their Dear Leader, is hammering CNN for allegedly broadcasting fake news with regard to an intelligence dossier that included information about Trumper’s shower habits.  Here is CNN’s latest…

The Hopeful Demise Of Multiculturalism

The election of Donald Trump, Brexit in Britain and the seeming rise of more right wing political views, particularly in Europe, is proving to be somewhat worrisome to those of…

Robert Reich: Trump’s Plan to Neuter the White House Press Corps Is an Attack on Our Democracy

Robert Reich Displayed with permission from AlterNet Tyrants don’t allow open questioning, and they hate the free press. They want total control. That’s why, according to three senior officials on the transition…

Trump And Geronimo

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Well, clearly I’m going to say it again as I’ve just said I will so here goes. Liberal America, I have…

Oxfam: Eight Men Have the Same Wealth As Poorest Half of World

Just eight men hold the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of humanity, according to new data compiled by Oxfam. Released to coincide with the annual World Economic…