Category: Trump

January 24th, 2018

Give Trump The Wall? It’s A Winning Strategy

Give him the wall. Then candidate Donald Trump campaigned on a xenophobic message of hate and exclusion for not only Muslims and Latinos, but Dreamers, the 800,000 "Americans" who came here as children and flourished as "New" Americans. (For the record, people from Mexico are technically Americans, as Mexico is ... Read More

December 10th, 2017

The Washington Post and Trump’s Small Hands

The Washington Post has been on the front lines of a political battle with a President before, but has acknowledged that these are unique times. Tweets, Facebook, Russian bots and Trump's own Pravda, FOX news, have made it even harder, not to accurately report the news, but to battle Trump's ... Read More

December 2nd, 2017

The White House Xmas Party? I Won’t Be Attending.

The annual White House Christmas party for reporters is always worthy of a few jokes. During the course of the year a popular joke among the press corps is “Man you pissed them off. You won’t get an invitation to the Christmas party.” Apparently April Ryan, the African American reporter ... Read More
Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23rd, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 5th, 2017

Our Founding Fathers Sucked At Math

Ron Chernow is the author of "Hamilton," the book that inspired Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical. And in his 700-plus pages of remarkable insight, he does come to some remarkably shocking conclusions. One is that our founding fathers sucked at math. It's true. Hidden inside the compromise that relocated the nation’s ... Read More

October 31st, 2017

Happy Halloween!


October 26th, 2017

I Know Words…

October 16th, 2017

What Happens Next?

I’ve spent most of the last year thinking – apparently – about the same thing as Hillary Clinton: What happened? How did the United States, fresh off eight years of its first African-American president, the land of changing demographics inexorably becoming browner, gayer, less religious, more liberal on every social ... Read More

January 26th, 2018

InsideChip: You Might Be A Racist

Chip is winner of the National Edward R Murrow award for writing. He hosts the afternoon drive show at KGO radio in San Francisco and is the publisher of

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