We’ve seen a lot of criticism of Kanye West and a lot of criticism of those criticizing Kanye West. My criticism falls primarily on the people around President Trump. This was incompetence at its worst. A complete lack of vetting on the part of the White House. The looks on the faces of everyone in the room, from Donald Trump to Ivanka, Jared, Kelly etc said it all. This was an absolute disaster.
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The Midwest Report is a daily news-roundup dedicated exclusively to the American Midwest. 1) Ohio – Story One “Ohio abortion bill would require women to share income data with doctors,” written by Arturo Garcia for Raw Story, and published on 06/14/13. “Women’s health advocates in Ohio are furious over a new bill that would […]
Last night, Salon published an excerpt from Frans De Waal’s book Bonobos and the Atheist, which rails against dogmatism as it exists in both religious and non- religious circles. Dogmatism is a target well worth going after, and I have no reservations about joining him in neutralizing it, but De Waal is mistaken about what constitutes a dogmatic […]
“It is what I believe”–Stephen Dillane as Thomas Jefferson in the miniseries, John Adams There is an argument being pressed by a substantial portion of the population that we need to go back. To return to the good ol’ days. That we’ve gone to far and are in need of a reversal of course. That we do not need progress. […]
Ulrich Beck, a German sociologist, is credited with the term “organized irresponsibility.”I find it a compellingly descriptive term that reveals something important about capitalism in the 21st century. It is the natural child of a mature capitalist system where the last remaining value, shareholder value, is to be maximized at any cost; any cost, not […]
Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) released another budget which was narrowly passed last week by the House of Representatives. This plan is not, as Mr. Ryan stated, an invitation to the president nor United States Senate. Invitations are reserved for dinner parties. But such is reality in Ryan’s world. My gut says Paul Ryan is still miffed at […]