Anecdotage #2 On the uses of despair

This morning Chris Hedges let loose another one of his doom-laden fusillades, this one about the grotesque bromance between the Trump and neo fascist Christian evangelicals as personified by Pat Robertson et al. http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/trump_and_the_christian_fascists_20170723. He shows us an alternate US reality, followed by thirty million pissed off Americans that is, in shocking ways, a mirror image … Continue reading Anecdotage #2 On the uses of despair

California Dreamin’

Let's keep this short and bitter: I just came back from the City of Angels, where I listened to Californians talk about their 'election'. It's is a bit like talking to your six-year-old about Santa: she wants to believe, but she already has serious doubts.