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Inconceivable. Horrifying. Infuriating.

Inconceivable. Horrifying. Infuriating.

As we observe the anniversary of 9/11 today, we should take stock of what our country has become. When those terrible attacks happened 19 years ago, we swore we’d come back stronger, more united, and better than ever. For a while, it looked like we might. But then we elected Donald Trump and we were exposed as a weak and divided nation. Trump and his followers haven’t made us great, they’ve made us pitiable. They’ve made us weak.

Ohio or Thighland?

Ohio or Thighland?

The “Mother of Modern Presidents.” The Muttering of a Modern President. Number 1 in Swiss Cheese production. Number 1 in knee adduction. Home to one of the worst gender pay gaps in the country. Home to the elusive and often physically impossible “thigh gap.” Birthplace of Thomas Edison. Birthplace of runners rash. Hosts the world’s largest annual gathering of twins. A gathering of twin limbs. President’s plans for a visit altered because governor has coronavirus. President’s plans for a visit…

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The Suburban Lifestyle Dream is an American Nightmare

The Suburban Lifestyle Dream is an American Nightmare

The stupidity boggles. Setting aside the fact that “Suburban Lifestyle Dream” sounds like a poorly conceived Stepford Barbie accessory, the notion that suburbs today are largely white, middle class neighborhoods is ludicrous. It’s outdated and offensive, just like Trump himself.

It Can Happen Here

It Can Happen Here

Secret police are common in authoritarian dictatorships and dystopian fiction, but this is America in the real world. These tactics are designed to scare and to silence anyone who dares speak out against the people in power.

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