Tag Archives: panem et circenses

Sorry, it appears we’re fresh out of adults

Remember how — for about five minutes after he became Donald Trump’s chief of staff — people were talking about John Kelly being the adult in the room who would… Read more »

Who knew the 1st Amendment only applied to Conservative Whites?

Historically, kneeling has always been viewed as a sign of respect. People kneel in church. Kneel before royalty. When a player is injured on the field, players take a knee… Read more »

Mike Pence: Hypocrisy and moral outrage done poorly

At this point, there seems little dispute about Mike Pence leaving the Indianapolis Colts-San Franciscso 49ers game after a few players took a knee during the national anthem. (The President… Read more »

Panem et circenses: War is a shiny thing useful for distracting the American Sheeple

President Donald Trump continues to beat the drums of war, and the media are going along with him. Trump doesn’t have any particular incentive to bomb North Korea or advocate… Read more »

Welcome to the beginning of the clowning of America

U.S. government sources tell CBS News that there is a sense of unease in the intelligence community after President Trump’s visit to CIA headquarters on Saturday. An official said the… Read more »

Power corrupts; the NFL corrupts absolutely

The Raiders’ plan to relocate to Las Vegas with the help of $750 million in public money got past the state senate today. The Nevada senate voted 16-5 in favor… Read more »