politics (12)

David F

Feeling the Bern Yet?

So here's coverage of a rally for Sanders in Madison, WI They booked an indoor arena that seats 10,000. Once it was full they pumped the audio to the standees outside, who may have been as many as 3,000 more. Once it was full.  Compare…

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David F

Law of the Land?

A Supreme Court decision is the Law of the Land, unless Christian bigots dislike what the court says. The Attorney General of Texas, Ken Paxton, probably doesn't really give a damn who marries whom.  But he's no stranger to what works in Texas politics, and…

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David F

Jeb! The Donald! Notes from the Clown Car

Notes from the Republican clown car... or as they like to think of it, presidential campaign. Jeb Bush has been running for the office ever since he noticed that his brother W (for "Worst-ever") did not actually get indicted for treason.  But he's afraid that people…

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David F

Community Policing

John Perry Barlow┬árecently tweeted this picture. When I was a kid, I was taught that if I was in any kind of trouble out there, the best sight I could hope to see would be a policeman. But the experience of black kids my age…

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