Monthly Archives: July 2016

Sanders on the Green Party

From this article, showing Sanders’ practicality in the face of what we’ve got instead of what we should have. We can still work for the latter, a long-term project, while facing the realities of the present. “I don’t know the … Continue reading

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Trump as master manipulator

In Mark’s FB post on Trump he mentions Lakoff’s piece and it is exactly the dynamic that LP discusses in the comments, differentiating the different sub-groups in the Trump field and how they are subconsciously manipulated (as are we progressives), … Continue reading

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On participatory syntegralists and kennilinguists

<div _emptydescriptionerrormessage="Please write something for your reply." _setvalueurl="http://integralpostmetaphysics.ning.com/forum/comment/update?id=5301756%3AComment%3A66124&quot; _value=" The following excerpt is from an interview with Sloterdijk called “Man and machine will fuse into one being.”  It is interesting on the distinction between kennilinguists and participatory syntegralists: “The concept of … Continue reading

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Trump’s sacrifices

Lampooning Trump’s lame comeback to the father of a fallen war hero’s actual sacrifice, Borowitz does it again here, copied below. AMES, IOWA (The Borowitz Report)—Presidential candidate Donald Trump revealed a little-known episode of personal heroism from his youth on … Continue reading

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Progressive change within and outside the Dem Party

Here‘s a good article by the Democratic Socialists of America. It addresses Sanders’ current strategy of changing the Dem Party from within versus a move to developing a progressive third Party. So why can’t we do both of those things … Continue reading

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Some issues with Clinton

A few right off the top of my head on how she’s changed her tune. She used to back the TPP, now she doesn’t. She used to back the Keystone Pipeline, now she doesn’t. She refused to back a new … Continue reading

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Conservatives agree the DNC beat the RNC

See this article for several examples. They are dismayed that the Dem convention sounded much more like GOP American values than the shit sandwich named Trump served up at their convention.

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Barney Frank and Cornell West

Go at it on Real Time last night over the best way to implement a progressive agenda, and the right candidate to do that.

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Clinton should own her evil image

In this new rule Maher thinks Clinton should accept and manipulate the evil image created of her by the conservatives. After all, it works for Trump so why not use that strategy to manipulate his feeble-brained and bigoted supporters?

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Cornell West on a train that never leaves the station

On Real Time last night Maher tries to get West to see that Trump would be a disaster, and that voting for Stein achieves that disaster. So Maher offers up an analogy of two trains, one going to your destination … Continue reading

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