Category Archives: Obama

One step forward, ten steps back


Swamp Rabbit and I were wondering why some people still think progress is inevitable despite evidence that it’s being blocked on all fronts by the hog monster in the White House and his Republican enablers. A case in point: The … Continue reading

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Al Green’s impeachment song is a flop


I was in the little shack behind my main shack, rooting around for a rusty old window fan. Swamp Rabbit was in the main shack, watching the rerun of a cable news story from last night. “It’s Al Green, check … Continue reading

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The Fourth of July as a campaign event


“Did you see this story?” I asked Swamp Rabbit before reading aloud from the online Washington Post: Unlike [Barack Obama’s] Clean Power Plan, which never took effect because of a Supreme Court decision, the Trump administration is not setting specific … Continue reading

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If you’re going to lie, lie bigly


Republicans will totally protect people with Pre-Existing Conditions, Democrats will not! Vote Republican. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 24, 2018 I showed Trump’s tweet to Swamp Rabbit. “Do you believe this guy?  Have you ever encountered such a low-down, … Continue reading

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Why Comcast sucks, in case you need a reminder


The Swamp Rabbit and I were weatherproofing his new shack in Tinicum Swamp and discussing the repeal of net neutrality rules. There is no end to a plutocrat’s money lust, I said, or to an oligarch’s lust for power. “What’s … Continue reading

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Britain’s PM seeks to ‘steady’ the Titanic


Here’s David Cameron using an unfortunate nautical metaphor to announce his resignation after a majority of Brits voted this week for the Brexit: I will do everything I can as Prime Minister to steady the ship over the coming weeks … Continue reading

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If Comcast’s CEO had sucked up to Teddy Roosevelt


Swamp Rabbit had an interesting thought today. You’ve got to wonder, he said, how many media companies Comcast CEO Brian Roberts would have gobbled up if recent U.S. presidents hadn’t been stooges for big business. Net neutrality is only one … Continue reading

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