Tag Archives: New York Times

You don’t need to be “deaf, dumb and blind” to be fair

Read this from Vox.com, this is very good.  It’s helped me think more clearly in considering whether there’s been a rush to judgment against men recently accused of sexual assault and harassment. First, I’ll go out on a limb and … Continue reading

Posted in American Values, Civil Rights, Justice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This is not the president you’re looking for

I get tired of feeling like I have to write about Donald Trump, and about what he has done and is doing to our country and our society.  I get tired of reading about the topic, too: it’s unhappy, repetitive, … Continue reading

Posted in American Values, Intellectual Dishonesty, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seatbacks in the upright and locked position, please; we’re about to encounter some (more) turbulence

If you were thinking that someday the chickens of justice would come home to roust, probably in that thing on the top of Donald Trump’s head, then today could be the day they start.  Very excited at the news of … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, History, Justice, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Donald the Dog Whistler

It’s not the fact that there are throwbacks like the people who marched in support of a Robert E. Lee statue in a park in Charlottesville, Virginia, yesterday that surprises me.  Saddens me, yes, but doesn’t surprise.  The only part … Continue reading

Posted in American Values, Civil Rights, Intellectual Dishonesty, Rhetoric, Terrorism, Tolerance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Diagnosing Baby Donald

Franklin Roosevelt took office during the Great Depression eager to try out potential remedies for the economic crisis, so he set an arbitrary mark of the first 100 days in office as a goal for measuring progress.  Ever since, journalists … Continue reading

Posted in History, Intellectual Dishonesty, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment