The Right Needs Their Own Boycott: Social Media

This photo illustration taken on March 22, 2018 shows a woman looking at Social Networking applications Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Whatsapp, Twitter, Messenger and Linkedin on a smartphone in Kuala Lumpur. (Photo by Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP) (Photo by MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP via Getty Images) Usually we have to wait until the end of Lent for the …

Biden's Game Plan --- Take No Risks & Run Out the Clock

US Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at the William “Hicks” Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Delaware on July 28, 2020. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images) When Vice President Calvin Coolidge ascended to the presidency on the death of …

A Tribute to the Irish 'Titan' John Hume

BARCELONA, SPAIN: Veteran Northern Ireland politician and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume speaks on the European constitution in the Tribuna Barcelona, in Barcelona 21 January 2005. AFP PHOTO/CESAR RANGEL (Photo credit should read CESAR RANGEL/AFP via Getty Images) As with so many deaths just now, the funeral of the popular Irish politician John Hume …

Congress Used to Regulate Philanthropies, Now They Benefit From Them

These organizations have a significant influence on public policy in America, all while stretching the law to enrich themselves. WASHINGTON – MARCH 10: Bill Gates (L), co-founder and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton shake hands after testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill …

As the Filibuster Goes, So Goes the GOP

“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.” This was the nightmare of Ben Franklin. Yet, with passage this spring of a $4 trillion bailout of an economy facing historic losses because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and Nancy Pelosi’s House having voted out another $3 …

MAFA: Make America Fun Again

Figuring out how to forget our ugly four-year stint in crazytown as if it were an embarrassing drunken binger. Nothing is fun anymore. And this isn’t nostalgia, some 1500 words which amount to get off my lawn. Lawns used to be fun. You’d sit on them, play lawn games on them. Now they’re part of …

Joe Biden is Not a Nice Guy

“Joe is a nice guy.” “Joe is a decent man.” You have probably heard variations on these arguments put forward by friends who want you to vote for Biden. Whether they get into the grubby details or not, we know what they’re saying: he hasn’t been married three times, and he wasn’t involved with a …

Let's Talk About Contemporary Slavery

A group of foreign women rounded up by police from karaoke bars in Thailand’s southern province of Narathiwat are taken to city hall during a campaign against prostitution and human trafficking involving women and minors on November 9, 2018. – About 50 Laotian women were rounded up by authorities for investigation. (Photo by Madaree TOHLALA …

The Biden Rule: 'No Men Need Apply!'

WILMINGTON, DE – JULY 28: Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden reacts when asked a question from a journalist after delivering a speech at the William Hicks Anderson Community Center, on July 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images) There is a real possibility that, this coming week, Joe …

Despite Latest Scandal, 'Sorry' Trudeau Will Limp Through Next Election

Justin Trudeau’s fall from grace has been a tiring path to follow. Once globally admired for his progressive platitudes, the prime minister no longer inspires much enthusiasm from anyone. Even the ever-dignified CNN, who once swooned over every Trudeau policy or hair flip, has predicted a gloomy chance of survival for the prime minister.  Fortunately …