Tagged: trump

Wildfires Rage As Trump and Co. Fiddle

While the southeast drowns, the west burns. But you’d never know about that from the national debate. Politicians have fallen about themselves to be the first, the loudest, the most patriotic supporter of those poor souls ravaged by Harvey and Irma. Yet there’s been little said about the wildfires. And...

rural America

The Truth About the GOP’s War on Rural America

There are a lot of explanations for the unexpected rise of a crass businessman to the most powerful seat in the world. There’s the actual fake stories planted by kids with hungry wallets (versus the “fake” news that President 45 labels anything that doesn’t echo his propaganda machine). There’s misogyny. There’s...

Yemen

Is Yemen just the first anti-terror ally to abandon Trump?

We’ve lost Yemen. The first casualty in Trump’s embrace of the global fashion trend isolationism is a Middle East nation and key player in America’s war on terror, one that has continued to help us despite many years of US drone strikes that have killed civilians and flattened villages. President 45 ran on...