The hysteria of the right

The hysteria of the right

A conservative activist I follow on Twitter named Bethany Mandell announced this week that she’s releasing a book in which she and her co-author “dig into the many fronts on the woke war on our children.” In a series of Tweets, she declared that the left is “taking...
Race and redemption in the modern GOP

Race and redemption in the modern GOP

Last week, a Republican staffer to state House Speaker Tim Moore resigned after WRAL reported that he had been involved in White supremacist organizations. Several years ago, Carlton Huffman was part of the Council for Conservative Citizens and took part in a radio...
Fox Fears

Fox Fears

Yesterday, I saw on Twitter that the 4th quarter GDP report had come out, but I didn’t see what it said. I opened a Google tab and typed in “GDP report” in the news section. Immediately, headlines popped up.  New York Times: “US Economy Records...
The dawn of Bidenism

The dawn of Bidenism

Friday marked the half-way point in Joe Biden’s first, and possibly only, term as president. It’s been a remarkable two years. His election marked the end of the short-lived Trump era, though that was not obvious as Biden took the oath of office.  The dangerous...
False prophets and ravening wolves

False prophets and ravening wolves

Earlier this week, the Republican Women’s Club of South Central Kentucky hosted a fundraiser that featured Jonathan Mattingly, one of the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor, as a speaker. Taylor, an African American woman, was killed when three white policemen...
Reflections on the 2022 elections

Reflections on the 2022 elections

Good for Democrats: 1.  The Democrats kept the US Senate majority, with big wins in Arizona, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Nevada, Colorado, and Georgia. This also means President Joe Biden can get appellate court and US Supreme Court nominations through for...

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