One Step Closer to Tyranny

About a week ago, Andrew Sullivan at New York Magazine authored an article about democracy's vulnerability to tyranny. He details the conditions that are often present when democracy falls victim to fascism and authoritarianism, and points out that many of those conditions have already been met in our current economic and political climates. He realistically warns that … Continue reading One Step Closer to Tyranny

Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse for Ted Cruz

April 26 was rough for Ted Cruz. First, his bungling attempt at an alliance with opponent John Kasich failed to net either of them a win in "Super Tuesday 4," when Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island were up for grabs. Instead, Donald Trump delivered crushing blows in each of the five states. And now … Continue reading Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse for Ted Cruz

How to Play Fantasy GOP Debates 2016

It's a special time if you follow American politics. Especially if you enjoy watching the Grand Ol' Party struggle to find a basic identity, it's been a really enjoyable couple of months. And it's only going to get better. The beginning of primary debate season is fast approaching, with the first scheduled GOP debate taking place … Continue reading How to Play Fantasy GOP Debates 2016