Monthly Archives: December 2019

Happy Solstice + 6. (There’s light up ahead.)


We were on the highway again, squinting at the sun as it flatlined at midday on the shortest day of the year. “Looks like the sun is just up the road,” Swamp Rabbit said. “Why don’t you crash into it … Continue reading

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A rogues’ gallery of impeachment foes


Frankly, I don’t care what the Republicans say. It reminded me that our founders, when they wrote the Constitution, they suspected there could be a rogue president. I don’t think they suspected we could have a rogue president and a … Continue reading

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The ‘cold civil war’ is warming up


Brrr! America is shivering through a cold civil war. The longer it persists, the more likely it is to end not with a whimper but with a bang. So says my friend Swamp Rabbit, a formerly apolitical drifter transformed into … Continue reading

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Little Caesar’s bid to buy the presidency


This video is remarkable, asked about US a greenhouse gas emissions compared to China, Michael Bloomberg goes into a full throated defence of the regime in Beijing on the environment, on their lack of democracy. I can’t believe how bad … Continue reading

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