A Brief Thought: Legalized Bribery & Who Gets the Conch

After a long battle with allergies, Nina is back with an in depth look at the proposed Israel Anti-Boycott Act in the context of larger political news

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ABT: Jeff Sessions, Asset Forfeiture & the New Old War on Drugs

Despite a very busy schedule I find time to take a look at the latest nightmare bullshit Jeff Sessions has cooked up for America

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A Brief Thought: Running to Stand Still & the Democratic Party

As the wolves close in on Trump, Nina stops to ask what Democratic frontrunners Elizabeth Warren & Kamala Harris were doing this past weekend; the answer won’t surprise you – and that’s the problem.

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A Brief Thought: Identifying Evidence of the American Hateocracy

There’s nothing new about exploiting bigotry to get ahead in American politics but evidence is mounting that the Trump administration actively embraces white male supremacy.

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ABT: Gary Cohn & the Mainstream Media Myth of the Adult in the Room

Gary Cohn is no savior; he knows precisely what Trump means to do to America and he clearly supports it – so why does mainstream media keep pretending he can moderate Trump?

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ABT: Dimwitted Donny Jr Goes Domino Dancing

Thanks to his imbecile son, the walls are closing in around Donald Trump but now that the swine emperor is on the ropes are we in danger of being drawn into WW3?

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A Brief Thought: Live & Let Die

After far too long an absence, Nina is back with some brief thoughts about a subject we don’t talk about much in North America, but we should – the devastating toll in human lives caused by austerity.

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A Brief Thought: Pyrrhic Victory & the Spoils of “Russiagate”

Although it pains me greatly to say this, I took a long hard look at the end result of the Democratic Party’s ‘Russiagate” gambit & concluded it was a smashing success – for elite Democrats & their donors.

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A Brief Thought: And the Tide Rolled Back

Nina takes a brief look at why Jeremy Corbyn and the British Labour party look poised to dominate UK politics despite “losing” the 2017 Election

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ABT: Hunting Hawks Through Smoke & Shadow

Something terrifying is happening in the Persian Gulf & despite the mainstream media’s refusal to explain the situation fully – Nina is on the case.

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A Brief Thought: The Accidental Gardener

Nina takes a brief look at why Trump may have (unwittingly) just done the American environmental movement the biggest favor of his short & disastrous presidency.

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A Brief Thought: Rachel Maddow, Roger Ailes & Why Liberals Lose

Editor’s Note: to say that this hasn’t exactly been my greatest week (or even month) would be something of a

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Fantastic Lies: How He Falls

Over the course of 36 hours three stories that prove Trump is in a lot of trouble but still isn’t working for Putin quietly broke; Nina examines the evidence in closer detail.

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A Brief Thought: Homophobic Humor & the American Liberal Crisis of Conscience

After watching Alec Baldwin’s Trump kiss Melissa McCarthy’s Sean Spicer on SNL, Nina has had just about enough establishment liberal homophobia to last a lifetime.

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A Brief Thought: the Trump Card

With bad news for swine emperor Trump leaking out of the White House daily, Nina examines the embattled & incompetent president’s only (nuclear) option…

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A Brief Thought: Citizens United in Religious Liberty

In the roil of American politics last week, something incredibly important and terrifying happened and almost nobody in the mainstream media seems to care…

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A Brief Thought: A Very White House

As the Trump administration crashes from controversy to controversy, Nina takes a look at Trump’s most recent foray into revisionist history to ask “did he just say what I think he did?”

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A Brief Thought: Obama, Wall Street & Weaponized Identity Politics

What’s good for the goose, is good for the gander – Nina addresses more staggering mendacity around government corruption; this time on the Democrat side.

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A Brief Thought: Who Elected Ivanka Trump?

Let’s all stop and take a moment to recognize how absurdly screwed up it is that Ivanka Trump is an official advisor to her father; President Trump.

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A Brief Thought: Poisoned Prospects, Fallow Fields

Nina takes a brief look at the structural reasons why neoliberal elites can destroy candidates on the left, but not right wing reactionaries in the wake of round 1 French Presidential election results.

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A Brief Thought: Freedom to Oppress

Nina takes a look at the terrifying ramifications of news that the US Department of Justice is going after Julian Assange

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