Category Archives: Richard Nixon

SUPREME COURT: Imagine if Republicans Had Changed the Rules in 1970

April 8, 1970 – The Senate votes on President Richard Nixon’s nomination of G. Harrold Carswell to the Supreme Court. A combination of the high-reversal rate (58%) of his decisions on appeal, his support decades earlier of racial segregation and white … Continue reading

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The Trumpists have now Lucy’d themselves

By ann summers Zippy, aside from all that disinformation regarding those verifiable Russian/Wikileaks contacts he’s made (like no one knows about burner phones), is now trying the whatabout game of Tu Quoque. He always has alternative facts, our Roger so … Continue reading

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a Nixon for the Milennials … when will TrUmp resign to focus on his business interests

By ann summers Miss Arizona in 2001, said she was subjected to Trump’s… One doesn’t need Bebe Rebozo or Berlusconi’s Bunga-Bunga parties to believe that TrUmp is, among many things, an archetypal opto-phallocrat — voyeurism and power gets him … Continue reading

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Twitter capitalism: a waterfall of cockroaches

By ann summers   Wall of zombies in World War Z (2013) … The film stars Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane, a former United Nations investigator who must travel the world to find a way to stop a zombie pandemic. … Continue reading

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virtue signalling Trumpites don’t care if politics, like pro wrestling, is sport or entertainment

By ann summers Do voters subscribe easily to Personality Cults? And can one base entire political candidacies on them as signalling and identify them by their discourse? Are they examples of pro-/con- discourse games as the Democratic candidates spar towards Philly and opportunistic mischief-makers … Continue reading

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tRump’s First TV ad in Iowa, Iowa that’s where the tall Idiocracy grows

By ann summers Today’s GOP has shown during the presidency of the actual first Black President that it can be only interested in obstructing legislation (losing count now of ACA repeal votes) and ultimately a kleptocratic capitalism. It is the … Continue reading

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How I Went From Casablanca To Hoosiers On The Republican Party

By Mark Esposito A fascinating trope making the rounds on the right-wing blogs this week (here‘s one from the Mothership) concerns Michigan Communications Professor Susan Douglas and her provocative article originally entitled I Hate Republicans. In it, Douglas lays out her indictment … Continue reading

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Of Winters Court, Milhous, And Me

by James Knauer Overture “For everything, there is a first time, Mr. Saavik.” – Captain Spock. These matters concern my real life experiences as a television addict during the years 1973 to 1977. The location of these events took place at … Continue reading

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