The Clash of the Tribalists

  Do you find it ironic that the two major political candidates and their parties each rail against and denounce a “rigged system” but went ahead and rigged their own respective conventions for a certain outcome? ~~~ When someone cuts in front of you in the grocery store line (as happened to me this past…

Just Juxtaposing! 5-24-2016

“Good evening.  From our National News Desk, our top story tonight…” “The Bernieverse:  Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign:” Video w/voiceover:   “On Sunday night the chant from thousands in the stands was certainly loud, clear and heartfelt: “Bernie, Bernie, Bernie!”” Sanders: “Real freedom includes economic security. That was Roosevelt’s vision 70 years ago. It is…

The Human Condition: A Root of Bitterness is Fuel to Burn

Two campaigns. Two distinct political parties. And two very similar underlying class warfare tropes being megaphoned in order to incite discontent, anger and anarchy in the heart of the voter. Both campaigns are stoking the political fires of self-interest with the dried roots of bitterness. ~~~ “A nation will not survive morally or economically when…