Posts in Politics
I was raised Evangelical. Here’s why Trump and Alabama’s abortion ban is all part of the plan.

Many evangelicals and those in the Christian Right willingly overlook his moral misgivings because they understand that he is a means to an end. And the gamble they made on Trump has proven largely successful as Trump has appointed two new conservative justices to the Supreme Courth: Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.

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A Burning City on a Hill

Yes, America is a shining city on a hill. But the light is from a thousand fires fanned by the convergence of multiple storm fronts: A growing, white supremacist movement; a white, male demagogue all too happy to exploit its violent tendencies and rhetoric; anti-immigrant fervor; anti-Muslim sentiments; protectionism; isolationism; and systemic, blatant, and latent racism. Unfortunately, this list is not exhaustive.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Our Story: Immigration in America

The weakening of the Federal government's plenary power occurred with each new wave of immigrants, it seems. I cannot go into every wave of immigrants, so I've created an infographic laying out the major waves of immigration, what major events correlated with them, and some of the responses to them.

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Top Republican says working class spends ‘every darn penny’ on ‘booze or women or movies’

In a consumer economy, consumers grow the economy, i.e. the working and middle class of America. But that's now what or who the Republican tax bills are about. It's plainly and painfully obvious who these massive tax breaks are benefitting: The wealthiest of families and Wall Street.

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