Category Archives: News

Media in the Age of Trump

Media in the Age of Trump     Donald Trump is a creature created in the laboratories of media and reality TV. It is the media’s irresponsibility and criminal negligence that allowed him to rise to where he is now. But what … Continue reading

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Alternative Facts

Alternative Facts     The relative sizes of Trump’s inauguration crowd and that of Obama, eight years earlier, has been made clear by comparing photos. Obama’s was about 1.8 million to Trump’s 250,000.     The next day newly-minted White House Press Secretary Sean … Continue reading

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Trees — the Other Social Network

Trees — the Other Social Network     There have been some intriguing scientific breakthroughs lately in our understanding of the plant kingdom. I just finished reading a fascinating new book, The Hidden Life of Trees, by Peter Wohlleben, who was a … Continue reading

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2017 Coyote Irony Awards

2017 Coyote Irony Awards     It’s the awards season. The Grammys were last weekend and the Oscars this weekend, so let’s join this year’s Coyotes from beautiful downtown Culver City, California. In the past, the coveted prize was the Grand Irony … Continue reading

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Senate Confirmation Hearing Disorder

Senate Confirmation Hearing Disorder     “Give him a chance!” cried the Republicans, who never gave Obama a single chance in eight years. Okay, what are the first things the fascist President did? He nominated his cabinet heads, which made his intentions … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times — the Women’s Marches

Signs of the Times — the Women’s Marches (lovingly dedicated to Jill & Lauren, two of my fierce heroes)     Women are fed up with men’s bullshit, which goes all the way back to the Old Testament, at least. They’re tired … Continue reading

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World’s Greatest Trump Jokes — Vol. I

World’s Greatest Trump Jokes — Vol. I     The election of Donald Trump to the presidency may be the worst thing ever to happen to America, if not the world as we know it. How long any of us will survive … Continue reading

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Make America Sick Again

Make America Sick Again     Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, Republicans have been itching to repeal Obama’s signature accomplishment. They want to destroy any trace of his legacy, so they’ve had the ACA in their crosshairs. … Continue reading

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These Strange Feelings I’ve Been Having

These Strange Feelings I’ve Been Having     It first happened a few months ago. I woke up on a Friday morning, and something just didn’t seem right. I couldn’t put my finger on it, I just felt different, somehow, and the … Continue reading

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Insane in the Mainframe

Insane in the Mainframe     What does it look like when an entire nation loses its mind?  How can one tell if America has had a serious psychotic break?  It elects Donald J. Trump as President. That alone should be sufficient, … Continue reading

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