• Tips gratefully accepted here. Thanks!:

  • Recent Comments

    JMS on 20 Reasons.
    pm317 on Walk to work music
    JMS on 20 Reasons.
    Ga6thDem on Walk to work music
    Sweet Sue on Walk to work music
    william on Walk to work music
    pm317 on Walk to work music
    pm317 on Walk to work music
    HerstoryRepeating on Walk to work music
    pm317 on Walk to work music
    Kathleen on 20 Reasons.
    pm317 on Walk to work music
    Kathleen on 20 Reasons.
    bellecat on 20 Reasons.
    JMS on 20 Reasons.
  • Categories


  • Tags

    abortion Add new tag Afghanistan Al Franken Anglachel Atrios bankers Barack Obama Bernie Sanders big pharma Bill Clinton cocktails Conflucians Say Dailykos Democratic Party Democrats Digby DNC Donald Trump Donna Brazile Economy Elizabeth Warren feminism Florida Fox News General Glenn Beck Glenn Greenwald Goldman Sachs health care Health Care Reform Hillary Clinton Howard Dean John Edwards John McCain Jon Corzine Karl Rove Matt Taibbi Media medicare Michelle Obama Michigan misogyny Mitt Romney Morning Edition Morning News Links Nancy Pelosi New Jersey news NO WE WON'T Obama Obamacare OccupyWallStreet occupy wall street Open thread Paul Krugman Politics Presidential Election 2008 PUMA racism Republicans research Sarah Palin sexism Single Payer snark Social Security Supreme Court Terry Gross Texas Tim Geithner unemployment Wall Street WikiLeaks women
  • Archives

  • History

    April 2018
    S M T W T F S
    « Mar   May »
    1234567
    891011121314
    15161718192021
    22232425262728
    2930  
  • RSS Paul Krugman: Conscience of a Liberal

  • The Confluence

    The Confluence

  • RSS Suburban Guerrilla

    • Fingers crossed
      And then there's this. To be honest I had given up on the white women that voted for Trump cause man do people love their racism more then they love themselves. But these two stories together maybe there actually is hope? https://t.co/Qubug3AuJL— Erin Biba (@erinbiba) October 16, 2018
  • RSS Ian Welsh

    • Open Thread
      Since the last open thread has filled up, please use this one.. Facebook Twitter Google+ Share on WhatsApp LinkedIn
  • Top Posts

  • Advertisements

Re: Comey

There’s a lot to be said about Comey’s book. I hope many of you say it.

Until I wrap up what I’m doing today, I’ll put this out there:

Comey is the propagator of implicit bias. He’s a conservative. If you see what he writes through that lens, it will all start to make sense. I don’t agree with every decision he made. In fact, it’s his letter that lead to us being in this moment in time with a reckless two year old disguised as a 71 yr old version of Gary Busey’s mugshot in charge of the most powerful nation on earth.

But keep in mind that he is an accurate reporter of what he observed. It’s what he did with that information once it was processed by his 19th century worldview that f#%*ed us up beyond all recognition.

******************************

Donald Trump is losing it. No, seriously:

You know, I grew up during the Ephraim Zimblist days when the FBI was a revered institution. I didn’t know anything about J. Edgar Hoover and that stuff. All I knew was the FBI was on the job to catch bad guys. Sure, it’s not perfect and it’s always had conservative lawmen who were a little too straight and narrow for my tastes, mostly narrow. But I never doubted their dedication or professionalism. I lived down the street from an FBI agent at one time and always thought very highly of his integrity and skill.

To have Trump call these people “thieves and lowlifes” is deeply offensive to me. I have always been proud of our FBI and Treasury agents. This is really going too far. It goes without saying that Trump owes all of us an apology. But what I’d like to point out to him is that if he wanted to keep his seedy private life private and operate his corrupt businesses out of the spotlight, he shouldn’t have run for president. There’s no better way to force open the kimono than by getting elected.

That’s the deal. You get elected, we get to keep you accountable. The FBI works for US.

Advertisements