Category Archives: Progressives

purge those free radicals – eight years is not enough

By ann summers   Family resemblance in language is like relative autonomy in philosophy, because academic ideologies’ democracy is the Other to anti-intellectual reactionaries across the political spectrum, but are they the same as those of low-information voters (LIV), and more importantly, … Continue reading

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Under tRump, cockroaches will have unenumerated, unimpeachable rights and envy the dead

By ann summers If we thought the End of the Republic happened when Monica Lewinsky got a TED talk, surprise -— Donald Trump could become POTUS, just as he states that Latino or Muslim judges could be unfair to him. Sonia Sotomayor will … Continue reading

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Goodbye Person of Interest, gone but forever prescient

Despite appearances, I am not that avid a Person of Interest fan, I just like the strength/flaws of Shaw/Root…a symphony.  The program was basically the problem of machine intelligence and the role of human ethics in its construction with a … Continue reading

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A historic moment revealing a Pyhrric defeat for Trump

By ann summers Even as Trump tried to make canceling a Sanders-Trump debate this week in Caifornia into a positive meme (“I don’t debate second-place candidates”), he lost because his ditching a debate in the Iowa GOP primary using the … Continue reading

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From SteamPunk to Trumpunk’d Americans… a libertarian/GOP social-media battle/alliance

 By ann summers From SteamPunk to Trumpunk’d Americans… a libertarian/GOP social media battle/alliance to come or will Bernie’s youth followers vote their real interests. It’s more than Hillary’s gaffe about the need to redirect coal producing communities but to make sure that the … Continue reading

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Rebranding The Donald as The Saint Ronald

By ann summers With revisionists spinning tehDonald as the rebirth of Lincoln or Reagan, so much will be made of the early, recent closeness of polling for Hillary versus tRump. And certainly Hillary is no Jimmy Carter, centrism notwithstanding. And even … Continue reading

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John Barron-Miller: Harbinger of a V for Vendetta Business Plot

Thomas Cole (1801–1848) Destruction from The Course of Empire. 1836 painting  39 ½ x 63 ½ in (100.33 x 161.29 cm) New-York Historical Society   By ann summers November 8, 2016 could signal the end of the Republic when the American … Continue reading

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