(via www.cartoonistgroup.com) When I opened my Los Angeles Times today, I spotted a letter written by someone I knew when I was a teeny tiny kid. He grew up to be awfully smart, as you'll see below. Trump has made much of how "voter fraud" (which is virtually non-existent) will hand the ("rigged!!!") presidential election over to Hillary because... everyone, but everyone, is conspiring against Don-Don. Everyone. In the whole wide world. (Reality check: Voter suppression is a much bigger problem than voter fraud.) As so many do, my very informed, very cool childhood friend set the Ignoramus in Chief straight. Here [...]
This morning I saw an article on the front page of my Los Angeles Times that I wanted to share via a tweet from my phone: "Bernie Sanders' campaign legacy could be how he raises money from so many people." The piece covered a few things, including how "ActBlue is a decade-old nonprofit that creates fundraising software to help Democrats build networks of donors," and how Bernie Sanders' campaign has benefited greatly by partnering with them, as have Democrats in general.But before I linked to the Times article, I wanted to pull a quote to add to the tweet. However, there was [...]
As the racial divide in this nation (and even among Dems) seems to be growing, I thought today was a good time to pull out a speech from Rev. Dr. William Barber. I spoke with him and about him often last year, after getting to see him speak a few times. We need a good dose of Barber-isms, so get ready. Also, Ted Rall with an update on his run-in with the LAPD that got him fired from the LA Times!