Category Archives: Society

Insane Clown posse comitatus and #MOAR Trump gathering nothing

By ann summers This headline should read: “Americans who dress up as clowns outnumber clowns who dress up as Americans” https://t.co/OkS4nopaHM — Noah Smith (@Noahpinion) September 17, 2017 Martha Stewart is cute when she plays the ex-con gangsta meme, but … Continue reading

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An hour we can’t get back: Steve Bannon on 60 Minutes

By ann summers We will be at the mercy of Bannon’s whiteboard roadmap for a Trump who primarily watches TV Charlie Rose interviewed Steve Bannon for CBS 60 Minutes, which was broadcast on Sunday, with an extended version available online. … Continue reading

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What self-respecting Liberal talks about “zesty Internet memes”

By ann summers Coordination of a resistance must include being aware of how counter-resistance forces can manipulate and divide us, particularly in social media. America’s Number One Russophile, Lord Dampnut, has made us acutely aware of how clumsy such misdirection … Continue reading

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Trump trapped by his own prevarications

By ann summers   The protests against those protesting Confederate statuary removal are justified to eradicate the “… systematic propaganda campaign to advance the racial cause of the Confederacy”, despite Trump’s apparent and continued sympathy for it using false equivalence. … Continue reading

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Realpolitik, Surrealpolitik: Steve Bannon talks to liberals

By ann summers More puzzling is the fact that Bannon would phone a writer and editor of a progressive publication (the cover lines on whose first two issues after Trump’s election were “Resisting Trump” and “Containing Trump”) and assume that … Continue reading

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What Do People Mean When They Say I Want My Country Back?

Author’s Note: In light of the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, I’ve chosen to republish my essay dated March 29, 2015, originally entitled “What Do Conservatives Mean When They Say “I Want My Country Back?” Minor revisions have been made … Continue reading

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The ‘many sides’, of the RWNJs’ phantom enemies

By ann summers YouTube Video The only reason for an American to hold a Nazi flag is if it has been captured in battle. pic.twitter.com/g44h8PSZyd — Senor O (@TKOastIsBack) August 12, 2017 Like Joe McCarthy’s ‘reds under your bed’, the … Continue reading

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