more by Alan Bedenko
There are two hugely anti-American things going on right now that are getting very little, if any, regular mainstream media attention. The first is the absolutely disgraceful process to restore power to Puerto Rico.
Just around lunchtime Monday, the Buffalo News’ political columnist, Bob McCarthy, tweeted this:
Did you hear the news? Mike Zak is running for Congress on the Green Party line.
The United States’ record of military intervention in the Middle East over the past three decades has been an abject failure. Our great adventures in Kuwait, Afghanistan, Libya, Iraq, Yemen, and Syria have not resulted in the promised peace or democracy.
Last week, I wrote of Chris Collins’ extraordinarily hyperbolic attacks on his young constituents: There were a lot of moms, dads, and kids at those marches.
The re-election campaign for Congressman Chris Collins (R-CNN) released this incoherently childish nonsense yesterday:
I watched Cynthia Nixon’s YouTube video kicking off her anti-corruption-outsider-to-the-left-of-Cuomo remake of the original, starring Zephyr Teachout, and came away disappointed.
Like Minority House Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), I’m old enough to remember the Republicans and the “Tea Party” demagoguing “what’s in the bill”, and “have you read the bill”. Now? The House passed the omnibus spending bill just 24 hours after its 2,300 page text was revealed.
Let’s also interview Jerry Sandusky about football things, and completely ignore the child rape.
Too bad Aaron Hernandez committed suicide, because we could have found out whether he also resembled “Mr. Rogers” as he sat in prison for murder.