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Donald Trump Has Redefined the Republican Party

Until the Donald, the GOP was the party of free trade agreements, military adventurism, cutting capital gains taxes, corporate welfare, tax loopholes, trickle-down economics, super pacs, and lobbyist influence in campaigns and government. No more. Trump has ignored establishment orthodoxy and repudiated establishment priorities. Trump has been able to take his message condemning military intervention…

Thought Of The Day. February 29, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

Donald Trump, president and chief executive of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, greets attendees after speaking at a campaign event at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. The six remaining Republicans face off Saturday in South Carolinas primary where Trump holds a commanding lead in the polls. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images

With Donald Trump Looming, Should Dems Take a Huge Electability Gamble by Nominating Hillary Clinton?

Glenn Greenwald. (photo: Reuters) With Donald Trump Looming, Should Dems Take a Huge Electability Gamble by Nominating Hillary Clinton? By Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept 27 February 16   any Democrats will tell you that there has rarely, if ever, been a more menacing or evil presidential candidate than Donald Trump. “Trump is the most dangerous major candidate…

Thought Of The Day. February 28, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

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A Human Extinction Button

In the late 90s I was Director of Campaigns for Last Chance for Animals, a very small animal rights organization based in Los Angeles. It’s founder and head is Chris DeRose, a former actor who gained notoriety by campaigning against vivisection at UCLA. Turns out Chris and I shared the view that animals and the…