Obama-bituaries I

From the Chicago Tribune For all the gooey talk about President Barack Obama’s legacy, it can probably best be described in four blunt words: Disappointment. And Donald Trump. What we can’t measure, not completely, not yet, is the inspiration he’s given to millions of people — particularly to African-Americans — who years ago couldn’t dare dream that a…

The Ongoing Surge of The Fake…

Real quick folks,the fact in fact the only fact going for us now is that The Fake is alive and growing. It has totally been weaponized to divert,distract and divide. Folks dedicated to single streams of information will fall victim and become zombies to the right,left or absurd. I cannot urge enough to my fellow…

Aleppo Before & After…

Before means Assad’s government getting the credit. After meaning the jihadists bringing down the terror on people in the name of a fake civil war. ATLANTIC  

The Fake

I’ve borrowed the image from fellow blogger Rutherford who has an interesting quick hit post at his place. It works well with some of the thoughts I’ve had on the subject which is of course all the rage.Fake News hereinafter referred to as The Fake.   I have a number of concerns regarding The Fake pandemonium…

Trump & T-Rex

The story is brewing that Rex Tillerson C&C of Exxon Mobil may very well be Donald Trumps pick for Secretary of State. There are a number of reasons this potential tap is a well of stank and suspicion. Tillerson has been complimented by Donald Trump: Whether I choose him or not for “State”- Rex Tillerson,…

Headlines that just don’t matter…

You wouldn’t know it from the way the news is pounding these stories but here are in my opinion some of the non-stories being flogged way too hard. Fidel Castro DEAD!!! This is far and away the biggest one. The media is scrambling to tie in stories all along the spectrum of this one from…

The Trump win deserves a calling card from the past…

Just a quick post here on the fallout of the US Presidential Election. I am absolutely astounded by how stupid,crazy and childish people are over this. There seems to be an epic failure to understand and appreciate the nuances of our civics related heritage,specifically the importance of the Electoral College. There seems to be a…

Happy Armageddon Eve…

So its Monday people and tomorrow all those who are willing will trudge off to the local polling station and cast their vote for the apocalypse of democracy in America. No matter how the vote goes the level of hate and disunity will be cranked up to yet higher levels and our ability to be…

Massachusetts Question 2:Mandatory Fallout

Massachusetts Ballot Initiative Question 2 has been a real battle royal no matter your position on the topic. The topic is whether to allow the state to lift the cap on the number of charter schools in a given district. At this time there are only a handful of districts where this would be an issue…

Alfie’s Electoral Playbook 2016

Happy Halloween! You might ask yourself what does that have to do with politics and this absolutely horrid Presidential Campaign year,and then you get it. 2016 has been an absolutely life changing year for me politically. I have officially left the Republican Party and cemented my personal political identity. It really has been a year…