I'm dreaming of a "white" Christmas with every fascist I appoint. Where we fill the prisons and people listen to skinheads marching in the streets. I'm dreaming of a white Christmas with every stupid tweet I write. May there be no Latinos or Muslims in my sight. And may my policies help the wealthy and the white.
In an essay Are We Doomed? from The Atlantic in January of 2022, George Packer warned of the dangers to our democracy from Republican extremism, in particular with regards to elections. His prescription for stopping Republican extremism is that a coalition of Democrats, Independents, and moderate Republicans should overlook minor areas of disagreement. He says […]
The following letter to the editor, by me, appears in the the Bellevue Reporter under the heading “A National Emergency,” both in the print edition and online here (scroll down past the first letter). During the first two years of Trump’s presidency, Republicans had a chance to build the wall; they didn’t. They had a […]
A friend emailed me: On my driveway today was a ziplock bag with a melted Snickers bar and a leaflet that says, “KEEP AMERICA AMERICAN. REPORT ANY AND ALL ILLEGAL ALIENS THEY ARE NOT IMMIGRANTS THEY ARE CRIMINALS CALL 1-866-DHS-2ICE. BLOODANDSOIL.ORG Honestly, I am shaking and thoroughly disgusted that fascists are at work here. The […]