Category Archives: Pollyticks

End Game

How does all of this end?  Big question, I know, but truly… what’s the end game for the Republicans, the Democrats, Europe, post-Brexit UK, China, North Korea, Putin’s Russia, the whole wide world… where do we go from here? Some … Continue reading

Posted in Pollyticks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

50.1%

Fuck John Ossoff. Fuck him and the blinkered logic that says to run a bland, technocratic neophyte to build on the automatic 40% vote they’ll get no matter what (literally… a phantom candidate named Rodney Stooksbury of whom no one … Continue reading

Posted in Pollyticks | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Grenfell

In the burned-out husk of the Grenfell Tower in London, where as of this writing the number of presumed dead has risen to 58, this author sees a pitch-perfect metaphor for the state of the neoliberal project and in the … Continue reading

Posted in Pollyticks | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hardball

On that day when Obama informed the leadership of both parties of Russian interference in the election and Mitch McConnell’s response was to threaten to consider it a partisan issue should Obama go public, on that day Obama should have … Continue reading

Posted in Pollyticks | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Hope

The real thing. Not Obama’s vague hopey-changey snake oil, but the real thing.  The lesson the Dems aren’t learning from Corbyn in the UK and from the energy of the Berners during last year’s primaries and that which they will … Continue reading

Posted in Pollyticks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Austerity Pimps

Later in the day, upon reflection and after consuming reams of op-ed analysis, it certainly seems like yesterday’s UK vote is comparable in earth-shattering scope & scale of impact to that of the Brexit vote because it clarifies for the austerity-pimps … Continue reading

Posted in Pollyticks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Red, Red Rose

So, Corbyn & Labour knock the wind out of May & the Tories’ cynical play to gain more power in Parliament. Good.

Posted in Pollyticks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment