Tag Archives: Trump

Immigration FearMongering

by Dave Mindeman Immigration policy has always been controversial. But the Trump interpretation of it is patently ludicrous. The border with Mexico is not being overrun. The Canadians prefer their own country and probably could start taking steps to keep us out. We are a nation that appeals to the down trodden. We give people […]

Freedom And Family Need Defending

by Dave Mindeman Kids ripped away from their parents. Is this really America anymore? How much more of this are we going to allow? After all, this is being done in our name. The people of the United States are complicit in a massive incarceration of children. Sounds pretty bad doesn’t it. But this President […]

The NFL And The Trump Flag

by Dave Mindeman The NFL capitulated to Trump. Yes, they prostrated themselves in front of the orange one and followed the will of the President. And the First Amendment is the victim. NFL players are not disrespecting the flag. They aren’t stomping on it. They aren’t burning it. Although those acts would be justified under […]

Woe Unto The Hypocrites

The evangelical mind is not really a Christian mind. No, it has become a pure political rationalization machine. Let’s take the case of Franklin Graham. Regarding Trump, his recent statements include this: Graham actually said Trump’s sex life is “nobody’s business.” His paying off a PORN star is “nobody’s business.” His affair just months after […]

Democracy’s Sword of Damocles

Let’s review some things about the 2016 election…. 1) Cambridge Analytica stole the data of 50 million American Facebook users. Facebook knew about it but did not follow up to stop it. 2) Russia used a troll farm to weaponize false news stories and spread them thoughout social media. 3) Cambridge Analytica admits that they […]