Tag Archives: authoritarianism

Reefer Madness: Coming soon to a federal law enforcement officer near you

Puny, scared little man. Jeff Sessions is set to announce he’s going to fight against states that made weed legal. I challenge Sessions and conservatives to make this a partisan… Read more »

Today’s Coffee-Spew Moment: Donald Trump is America’s Winston Churchill

‘America’s Mussolini — but stupider’: Internet rains hell down on Mike Huckabee for comparing Trump to Winston Churchill https://t.co/UlPNhtJQB9 — Raw Story (@RawStory) December 27, 2017 On Tuesday evening, former… Read more »

Innovators, imitators and idiots: Guess which one describes Sean Hannity?

For the first time in my life I partly agree with @BretStephensNYT I do not deserve the WFB award. I also never deserved the 2 Marconis….. — Sean Hannity (@seanhannity)… Read more »

“We forget all the things we should be outraged about”

Shortly after Donald Trump was elected president, Amy Siskind took one of her occasional trips to Val-Kill, the Upstate New York home of Eleanor Roosevelt. “I needed a Zen moment,”… Read more »

One is a closet fascist and authoritarian…and the other is Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Between his affinity for Russian President Vladimir Putin and welcoming Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the White House, one might legitimately question Donald Trump’s commitment to democratic principles. Then… Read more »

This is how democracy dies: “Every critic, every detractor, will have to bow down to President Trump.”

THIS IS HOW DICTATORSHIPS START.#RESIST#shareblue pic.twitter.com/fsUfDleLSG — Shareblue (@Shareblue) May 10, 2017 Who would've thought that a 70-year-old reality TV groper with multiple bankruptcies and no diplomatic experience would suck… Read more »

It’s time to face the reality that the President is mentally unstable. What next?

How many "last straws" can there be before the nation finally sees Trump as a demented, dysfunctional threat to our success & even survival? — Laurence Tribe (@tribelaw) May 2,… Read more »

To you and me it’s fascism and tyranny; to the President it “prescient, principled leadership”

It’s no longer just Vladi­mir Putin…. President Trump’s affection for totalitarian leaders has grown beyond Russia’s president to include strongmen around the globe. Egyptian President Abdel ­Fatah al-Sissi has had… Read more »

“I will…allow our representatives of faith to speak freely and without fear of retribution.”

WASHINGTON — President Trump vowed Thursday to overturn a law restricting political speech by tax-exempt churches, a potentially huge victory for the religious right and a gesture to his political… Read more »

“Politics is a way of ruling divided societies without undue violence”

Over the past generation we have seen the rise of a group of people who are against politics. These groups — best exemplified by the Tea Party but not exclusive… Read more »