America’s Doom-ocracy

It is now two weeks since the “first Tuesday after the first Monday of November”, and America is still grappling with the results of the election.It’s surprising to witness the “confusion”. After all… if America, as the patron of democracy can’t keep its own house in order, what message does that send to the rest…

The Trump Electoral Calculus

Tomorrow the American electorate heads to the polls to decide whether to keep its 45th president, or to elect its 46th. This comes at a time when the country is deeply polarised, due in no small part to the current occupant of the White House. Donald Trump is a controversial figure, one who elicits strong…

The Astrology of Donald Trump

An analysis of a person’s natal chart is one of the most time-tested ways to catch an in-depth look into their personality, and stands at the core of astrology itself. As it turns out, Donald Trump’s astrology is highly apparent and explains many things about him, as well as the way others react to him….

Things That Go “Trump” in the Broad Light of Day

(DonkeyHotey/Flickr) From ghoulies and ghostiesAnd long-leggedy beastiesAnd things that go bump in the night,Good Lord, deliver us! (traditional Scottish prayer)             Very little scares us more than the unknown. These days there are plenty of known things to scare the literal hell out of us. COVID-19 has killed more than 200,000 Americans. Unemployment rates soared…

The Social Dilemma, or How to Lose at Life

The 2020 Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma, directed by Jeff Orlowski, peels back the shiny surface of social media to reveal the gurgling pits of despair it stashes away behind our unsuspecting eyes. Much like Black Mirror (2011), the horror of the reality it presents is just that – the actual, believable reality. By focusing…

Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize. Yeah, you read that right.

Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Trump was nominated for his efforts to broker peace between the United Arab Emirates and Israel. He was nominated by Norwegian member of parliament Christian Tybring-Gjedde. “For his merit, I think he has done more trying to create peace between nations than most other Peace…

Opinion: Republicans lie about Trump’s mishandling of the pandemic

Halfway through the first night of this year’s Republican National Convention, Natalie Harp, a member of the Trump Campaign’s advisory board, made a bold statement. “Just imagine what 2020 would have looked like, fighting for your life without Donald Trump fighting for it, too.” This moment is indicative of a recurring theme in the RNC…

Note to Trump: Mexico is in North America. You should know that.

By Larry Johnson Note to Donald Trump: Mexico is in North America. You should know that. You’re president. You profess to know so much, so often, so you should know elementary geography. But Wednesday, you once again showed how ignorant you are of the world in which you have a prominent, powerful position. At almost…

Trump tries the birtherism hoax again, this time against Harris instead of Obama

By Larry Johnson Donald Trump is trying his phony birtherism baloney again. Last time it was Barack Obama who origins our racist president questioned. This time it’s Kamala Harris, the presumptive vice-presidential nominee. You may not remember it, but Trump was obsessed with Obama’s birthplace. Eventually, the blasphemy that Obama wasn’t a native-born American (and…

Importance of the Vote This Election Year

Whether you are Republican of Democratic, or in between, this election year is like no other in the history of Presidential elections. When you get right down to it, nothing is going to be standard this election year. Not the private nor public conventions of each party, nor the televised debates, not even the voting…

Breaking Relations: The US closes the Chinese Consulate in Houston

Amid continuing tensions with China, the United States has closed the consulate in Houston Texas , citing to “protect American intellectual property and private information,” According to State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus. China in turn said it would retaliate, calling the order a “unprecedented escalation” continuing to ignite an already tense situation that has been…

President Trump Accused of Being a Dictator

Targeting Civil unrest with Department of Homeland Security President Trump vowed law and order once again as he stated he will send in federal agents in cities with out of control crime run by Democrats, the first being Chicago. There is no love lost between Trump and the leaders of Chicago, Trump has cited issue…