The New McCarthyism…

New liberal ad ties presumptive future House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to ‘red scare’ icon Joseph McCarthy, Peter Weber, The Week Topics: Civics, Civilization, Democracy, Economics, Existentialism, Fascism Debt Ceiling and Dystopia The debt limit does not authorize new spending commitments. It simply allows the government to finance existing legal obligations that Congresses and presidents ofContinue reading “The New McCarthyism…”

Munchausen by Congress…

Research Gate dot net: Epidemiology of Munchausen syndrome by proxy in New Zealand Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Democracy, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights Tina Depuy (from her website: tee-nuh doo-pwee) wrote an analysis of the Republican Party when the House of Representatives was under John “weed head” Bohner in 2013: Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, nowContinue reading “Munchausen by Congress…”

Grievance, Gridlock, Grift…

Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Democratic Republic, DNA, Existentialism, Fascism The genesis of grievance The man who was least deserving of the Presidential Medal of Freedom in history is the beginning of the roots of white fragility. It wasn’t that he might have had learning disabilities or wasn’t suited for college. He turned his focusContinue reading “Grievance, Gridlock, Grift…”

Takeaways…

Democrats kept the Senate. But Georgia is still important. Ellen Ioanes, Vox Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights, Women’s Rights First, explanation and apologies: I’m working on a five-year-old laptop, and the OEM (original equipment manufacturer) is no longer supplying parts, or at least that’s what Geek Squad is saying. Early in theContinue reading “Takeaways…”

Death by Whataboutism…

Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Climate Change, Environment, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights Nikolas Cruz was sentenced in the Parkland Shooting to life without the possibility of parole, torpedoing his request to die by the state executioner. Alex Jones owes a bucketload of money to the Sandy Hook families who have had to endure his liesContinue reading “Death by Whataboutism…”

The Nobel Peace Prize 2022…

Topics: Democracy, Existentialism, Fascism, Nobel Laureate, Nobel Peace Prize The 2022 Peace Prize is awarded to human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, the Russian human rights organization Memorial, and the Ukrainian human rights organization Center for Civil Liberties. The Peace Prize laureates represent civil society in their home countries. They have for many yearsContinue reading “The Nobel Peace Prize 2022…”

The Apotheosis of Stupidity…

Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, History, Human Rights “Obviously, there are issues with the border and with migration, but these are the kinds of stunts you see from people who don’t have a solution,” Buttigieg said in an interview with journalist Evan Smith at the 2022 Texas Tribune Festival. His comments drew applause fromContinue reading “The Apotheosis of Stupidity…”

DARVO…

Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights, Politics DARVO is an acronym for “deny, attack, and reverse victim and offender“. It refers to a reaction that alleged perpetrators of wrongdoing, particularly sexual offenders, may display in response to being held accountable for their behavior.[1] Some researchers and advocates have indicated that it can be a common manipulation strategyContinue reading “DARVO…”

Pablum and Fascism…

Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights After my commission to the United States Air Force, I was at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi, attached to Air Training Command, learning about Communications and Computer Systems. One of the things I would be introduced to is ARPANET, there, and at Bergstrom Air ForceContinue reading “Pablum and Fascism…”

The Business Model…

Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Democracy, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights “Maxwell Smart, a highly intellectual but bumbling spy working for the CONTROL agency, battles the evil forces of rival spy agency KAOS with the help of his competent partner Agent 99.” Source: Internet Movie Database (1965 – 1970) There were several spy genres on television asContinue reading “The Business Model…”