Trump’s pardoning of Joe Arpaio’s conviction for the refusal to cease an unconstitutional racial profiling practice is yet another strike against a man who has proven himself to be an impulsive, grandstanding narcissist. Trump is an asshole, in short, and even he knows it at this point. Arpaio is a vile human being. The Phoenix New Times […]Read More Pardon me, Mr. President, but you’re an asshole
In what can only be described as a stunningly obtuse and ham-fisted policy move, Donald Trump has effected an Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.” The contents of the EO, by this time, are well known. Most notably it “bans” immigrants from seven Muslim majority countries (Syria, […]Read More Muslims Not Welcome Here: Islamic Extremism and A Common Sense Immigration Policy for the US
Many of us are trying to gather our thoughts after an unexpectedly perplexing election night and, frankly, a thoroughly bizarre year to date both politically and otherwise. It appears that these results were widely unexpected by everyone. My panic, formerly kept at bay by a dim hope, set in with finality late evening on the 8th. […]Read More Relax. This is all just a simulation, maybe. I gather my thoughts.