Tag Archives: Tribal Politics

The Warlike Posture

Nothing changed. Republicans gained Senate seats deep in red America, but in the House of Representatives, that other place, Democrats won seat after seat in urban and suburban America, and swept to a majority, and brought an end to the … Continue reading

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He Saw His Shadow

The week ended fittingly enough. Punxsutawney Phil – that groundhog in northeastern Pennsylvania – saw his shadow – so there will be six more weeks of winter – or not. Modern meteorology uses computer modeling. That has nothing to do … Continue reading

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A Sporting Chance

“I hate all sports as rabidly as a person who likes sports hates common sense.” ~ H. L. Mencken “In response to the challenge of strangers, sport arose as a sublimated representation of a community’s armed might as well as … Continue reading

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Testing the Limits of Scorn

Kim Jong Un can fire off all the missiles he wants, testing this and that, and test his hydrogen bomb, but Donald Trump has an answer to that. He has taken to calling Kim Jong Un “Rocket Man” – like … Continue reading

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American Tribal Warfare

This can’t be happening. The two tribes went to war on a Thursday night in Washington, with the intelligence agencies – the CIA and FBI and NSA and all the rest – dropping the hammer on Tribe Trump: Senior officials … Continue reading

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Surprised by Nothing

Finally, the big October Surprise – the FBI had discovered the emails where Hillary Clinton had discussed with her staff how they’d all work together to cover up the fact she had ordered the death of our ambassador and those … Continue reading

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That Basket Thing

Forget Hillary Clinton’s health problems, even if the man who discovered CTE thinks Hillary Clinton may have been poisoned  – even if chronic traumatic encephalopathy, that eventually renders former professional football players nearly brain dead, has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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