2020 post-election meditations: it’s not the Russians or Bernie Bros. It’s White supremacy.

Dedicated to those who still think racism was born on November 8, 2016 … Note: I suppose this series will become a quadrennial thing for me. Check out my three posts about the 2016 elections. Soon after the 2016 elections, I went on record early to cast my doubt on the theory that Russian hackers […]

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With Justice Ginsberg gone, Democrats may have realized how badly they played themselves

Investing in Wall Street and ignoring Main Street can lead to bad voter consequences — and here we are … I mentioned that I had more to say about the transitioning of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, so I’ll start by sharing the collective Liberal freakout that the combination of her vacancy, President […]

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To avoid a ‘small group’ writing the GOP platform, a small group decided no platform is needed

Fake-Christian death cults tend to do this sort of thing — for the good of the people, of course. Remember when I rapped about the Republican Party’s transformation to a fake-Christian death cult? Meet the party’s triple-down commitment on that bet: There will be no GOP platform this year. Instead, and with no hint of […]

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On Harvey Weinstein and Why We Allow Women and the Law to Become Objects in His Orbit

An indication that you’re reading a mentalunrest piece is when the writer does something out of the ordinary like discuss sexual predator Harvey Weinstein’s relationship with the Democratic Party, find something like an unusual story connection to the Black Lives Matter movement, throw in a quick Republican Party comparison and then reach a broader conclusion […]

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