Wednesday, January 27, 2021

The American Farce Unravels: Shreds of January 6th

 
Crazy House in Dalat, Vietnam/boodhua

The storming of the Capitol on January 6th by Trump supporters was an acceleration in the unraveling of the American political regime and the fantastic ideology that sustains it. Unfortunately, the likeliest result, in the short term at least, is that the regime will knit itself a tighter coat of control, with the help, sadly, of a large number of professed “progressives” who are rushing to bolster an imperial center that cannot, and should not, hold.

This event, which featured a cast of costumed characters that turned the Capitol into the Mos Eisley Cantina for a couple of hours, was the culmination of five years of farcical politics increasingly unhinged from the ability to think reasonably about, let alone effectively address, the real dangers and injustices accumulating in our country and the world, The ground work of that was decades of the Fox vs. CNN/MSNBC universe of mutually-assured ideological degradation.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Third Discussion with Charles Dunaway on His Wider View Radio Podcast (1/25/2021)

This is an almost hour-long conversation I had with Jim Kavanagh on January 24, 2021.  We talk about the storming of Congress, populism of the left and right, keeping the pitchforks away, and various other topics. 

Monday, January 18, 2021

Press TV Discussion of Trump's Second Impeachment Vote (1/14/2021)

My appearance on Press TV as Trump's second impeachment vote concludes. (I come in ~12:30)

US House of Representatives reaches enough votes to impeach Trump

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