Category Archives: Philosophy

The Decline and Fall of the Donald Trumpire

By ann summers Those concerned for the fate of our republic must stop arguing that T stole election from H & focus on how T helped P steal our sovereignty — Laurence Tribe (@tribelaw) July 15, 2017 These new texts … Continue reading

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Will the Democratic party recuperate from Late Capitalism’s biggest joke

  By ann summers Because you voted for Trump and regret it doesn’t mean you should disavow politics in the future and there may be hope for some transformational movement and/or candidates. Assuming you believe in an emancipatory left, you’ve stuck it … Continue reading

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#TrumpRussia … Bannonism remains, even if Steve plays no golf

By ann summers If the Russians knew about the Syrian chemical weapons strike before it was executed, it raises some interesting questions but is not evidence of increased culpable distance between Trump and Russia. Considerable time and media has been … Continue reading

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Our long National Shake-down continues … Whatabout The Don?

By ann summers “Whataboutism,” with its sly equivalences, false parallels, and misleading analogies, can exhaust and frustrate those who confront it. Putin is an especially skillful practitioner. Now something new is happening. The American president is taking Putin’s “what about … Continue reading

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whether POTUS45* lasts six months or more, there remain ‘alternative facts’

By ann summers One betting shop lost five million dollars on HRC winning the White House in 2016, so unpredictability rules still about the construction of facts. And then there’s probabilty and the machinery of government, perhaps compelling POTUS45* to … Continue reading

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Prezident GazBag Kozyr is a tiny, non-politically incorrect, member of the Republic party

By ann summers The premise of the recent HBS article suggests that the election has encouraged a successful national strategy of misanthropy in the executive branch and that political correctness has greater clarity relative to race, gender, class, among other indicators … Continue reading

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Buddhism and violence

  By ann summers “All problems must be solved through dialogue, through talk. The use of violence is outdated, and never solves problems.”[61][62] http://www.lionsroar.com/… Many Asian Buddhists may hold views that clash with Western visions of religious pluralism. For many … Continue reading

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