Monthly Archives: September 2020

Tweet of the day

Tonight Trump stood at the podium of the White House and refused to say he would support a peaceful transfer of power. There are few American norms and traditions more revered around the world than our perfect unbroken string of … Continue reading

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Depressing news tidbit of the day

From The Nation: Still, we owe Stephanie Winston Wolkoff some gratitude. Her portrait of Melania as cold, hostile, self-centered and “not a normal woman” seems right. Without Wolkoff, we might not know that the first lady refused to move into … Continue reading

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Our looming Constitutional crisis

We have all seen enough of Donald Trump to have his measure: He will never concede a loss on Election Day. Continue reading

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Ginsburg and late-term appointments

My first thought upon learning of the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was probably like many others’: Damn, that sumbidg gets another appointment! Conversation immediately turned to the late point in Trump’s term, and Mitch McConnell’s refusal to hold … Continue reading

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Rebranding the SBC

W-a-a-a-y back in 2011, the Southern Baptist Convention confronted the fact that it has a branding problem. Thanks to Calvinist fundies like Albert Mohler, Boss Hogg-types like Richard Land, and opportunistic sexual predators like … well, on and on, it … Continue reading

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