August 4, 2017 archive

Honor, Code, Loyalty

We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punchline. Today is the anniversary of the United States Coast Guard (in Lego) but I’m not here to talk about that. Instead I want to discuss heroism. Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, …

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Identity Politics And Litmus Tests

I’m reading a lot of reaction to the push back by Abortion Rights activists against the policy articulated by Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Ben Ray Luján not to withhold financial support from anti-Choice candidates (which I wrote about Monday), most of it from Corporatist Institutional Democrats and their centrist sycophants. Their argument goes something …

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The Breakfast Club (Popular)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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