In 1933, there were over 4,500 newspapers in Germany. The Nazi party had been on the rise for several years, but only controlled about 150 papers. Before Hitler took power, the party had not made any organized effort to take over the nation’s media outlets. That quickly changed as the Third Reich gained momentum and … Continue reading The Daily Dog: Step One
Donald Trump is a white supremacist. We said it and now we are waiting for a call from the the Apprentice president exercising his favorite reality TV tagline: “You’re fired!” While we’re at it, we’ll add a few other comments — if we’re going out, we might as well go out in style. In addition … Continue reading The Daily Dog: The White Supremacist in the Room
The only thing missing from Friday’s Department of Justice press conference were armed and uniformed members of Donald Trump’s new authoritarian regime. As Trump begins to tighten the noose on American freedoms, he advocates the use of force (urging police to ‘rough up’ suspects) and relies on military generals as advisors in ways that are … Continue reading The Sunday Dog: A General Discomfort
After a six-month battle with an orange-jaundiced cancer, Democracy took her last breath yesterday. She was 241-years-old. She leaves behind a battered Constitution and its Bill of Rights, a tattered Declaration of Independence, 50 somewhat united states, 300 million lives, trampled liberties, and dying dreams of the pursuit of happiness. Lady Liberty cried at the … Continue reading The Daily Dog: Until the Ink Runs Red
On Monday, the White House claimed that it was “utterly ridiculous” for anyone to infer that President Trump attacked London’s mayor because the mayor is Muslim. White House deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders was too quick to respond when asked about Trump’s tweets criticizing Mayor Sadiq Kahn. The knee-jerk denial was strong enough to kick … Continue reading #Covfefe Solved!