Some readers noticed there was no post from the Idea Dogs on Sunday. We did not post anything out of solidarity with the NFL players and others who are “taking a knee” in protest of Donald Trump and his bigoted policies. Out writers’ version of taking a knee was to put down our pens for … Continue reading The Daily Dog: Kneeled It!
Between alienating hurricane survivors and insulting the solemnity of a 9/11 moment of silence, it has become clear this week that Donald Trump lacks a certain empathy necessary to his position. Combined with his white supremacy support, his Muslim ban, and his DACA position, it is increasingly difficult to overlook the moral deficiencies in Trump’s … Continue reading The Daily Dog: Caveat Emptor!
In the future, children across the United States will be sitting in classrooms listening to lessons about the country’s politics and governmental history. As they swipe images on their tablets and stare languidly at the blue sky out the window, a teacher will drone on about the succession of U.S. presidents. She will focus on … Continue reading The Sunday Dog: Why Trump Did Not Act Alone
The New York Times reported Saturday that Donald Trump, Jr. met with a Russian lawyer to discuss potentially damaging information about then Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. At least five White House sources confirmed the meeting, which was held at Trump Tower in New York City in June of 2016. According to the Times report, Trump, Jr. … Continue reading The Daily Dog: Comrades Up in Arms
Sixty-five years ago, if anyone in America announced that Russians were infiltrating to attack the country, the response would have been overwhelming. Friends, neighbors, family, and authorities would have gathered to defend the country (when it was still called a country and not The Homeland) — regardless of party affiliation. The Red Scares of the … Continue reading The Daily Dog: Will a Gentle Giant Slay the Orange Monster?