Monday, May 23, 2016

Both Matt and Elizabeth Bruenig are off Twitter.

Kunstler: Lower Away!

Another Kunstler column on the presidential race. At least you know where he always stood with Hillary.

Kunstler: Lower Away!

The Untanning

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Maybe when I have time later I can explore this more:

(Mark Ames has had a problem with Ron Paul for years. But his mention of Bernie means maybe he's not totally in the tank for him.)


Thursday, May 12, 2016

Political News

Mother Jones: "Texas Republicans Inch Closer to Secession." Oh my, grab the smelling salts.

In 1998, Mother Jones had a brief, superficial overview of the major American secession movements, starting with--Texas. It mentioned Hawaiian sovereignty, and quoted Dr. Kekuni Blaisdell.


From half a year ago, Rod Dreher predicting "Our Trump-ish, Cruz-y Future":

Neither Trump nor Cruz is electable. It’s looking like the only GOP candidate who might have the power to stop them is Marco Rubio, of all people. If he can’t do it, Republican Party bigs may have to hold their noses and back Cruz as the only way of stopping Trump.

It wasn’t long ago that Republicans were excited about the 2016 race, looking out over all the strong candidates in the field. That was before the Summer of Trump.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Last night, while trying to post, I got a 502 error notice. That's never happened before. Maybe the website's servers were overloaded. Anyway, Ted Cruz hints he might restart his campaign if he wins the Nebraska primary. Cruz went after Trump hard for several months, but I remember when he kissed up to him, when Trump was regarded as a novelty, in hopes of being named his running mate.