Kyle Rittenhouse and the collapse of common sense and decency

If a 17-year old white kid involved in a tragic incident with three white adults can divide the entire country along partisan lines, raising the specter of white supremacy and white privilege, is there anything that can’t? No one should know Kyle Rittenhouse’s name.  In some slightly more rational world, he would be a normal,… Continue reading Kyle Rittenhouse and the collapse of common sense and decency

Trump’s loss is the Republican’s own damn fault

Republican legislatures in key battleground states did nothing to secure the vote or stop the rewriting of the rules To borrow a song title from Bruce Springsteen’s classic album, “The Rising,” Trump supporters are “Countin’ on a Miracle” to overturn the current election results and re-elect the current occupant of the Oval Office. I hate… Continue reading Trump’s loss is the Republican’s own damn fault