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Koch Bliss: Donald is Their Dream Distraction

It was telling to me that the Koch brothers declined to support or endorse a Donald Trump candidacy, on a couple of levels. The first is trivial, I confess, yet it’s an indicator. It piqued my curiosity that the Koch … Continue reading

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Realities of Religion and Propaganda

With the revelations that fake news sites had a hand in deciding the election, the industry itself is struggling to figure out how to best handle an ‘anything goes’ kind of world. While journalists ponder the issue, I think we … Continue reading

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When COC is CEO: Political Projection

With all the scuffle going on about Donald refusing daily intelligence briefings (because busy!) we might as well figure out that this is what we’re in for when the roles of CEO and COC are mingled. We didn’t elect a … Continue reading

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Payback Problem

Top Democrats are planning to block some of Trump’s cabinet nominees, or at least make the process a living hell. The writing was on the wall for this one, but it bears some deeper inspection. Of course the dems can … Continue reading

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Pacific Republic: Social Conjecture #44

So there’s a rumor floating around about California seceding from the union and setting up it’s own shop in the wake of the election of Donald Trump. I wrote about the idea of a Pacific Republic in my latest fiction work, and … Continue reading

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Protests, Recounts, Investigations: Why?

First there were protests (though some of that was an expression of angst in general). Now there are recounts and investigations. It seems all kinds of messy, as democracy usually is.  But at this point, with a reactionary as president-elect, … Continue reading

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First Ten Days

Yeah. It’s like a preview for the rest of the presidency:  Donald Trump’s first ten days have been difficult to follow and full of the same incendiary divisiveness as his campaign.  More bothersome, they were full of highly questionable decisions … Continue reading

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