The working class Joe Lunchpails of Zip code 85255 gave the most money to Trump

Per Open Secrets comes this interesting tidbit about contributions to Donald Trump: It’s a hardscrabble existence for those long-suffering working class whites in 85255, which is in the Maryvale section of Phoe…oh wait WHOOPS, no! It’s in this section of Scottsdale: It’s a hard knock life for us… But, you know, as you were with […]

That time Jerry Emmett set me straight

Photo: Miriam Wasser, Phoenix New Times Easily one of the coolest moments of Tuesday night was when it was the Arizona delegation’s turn to announce its vote totals. Per The Guardian: Clinton was formally nominated as the Democratic candidate after a roll call of the states in the Philadelphia arena. And in a tender moment, […]

What we’re up against.

I haven’t been able to post in several days because (IRONICALLY!) Democratic Diva had been hacked. So I haven’t been able to address this DNC email hacking thing until now. It appears to be Russian instigators trying to help Trump get elected to benefit Putin, aided by Wikileaks, (wonderful bunch of guys who like to […]

In which once again it is demonstrated that “partisanship” = “a Democrat showing a spine”

The Notorious RBG laid down some truth about the racist orange buffoon currently running for President as the actual GOP nominee for that office and, of course, the Very Serious wags are Very Upset about it! Per James Freedland in the NY Daily News: The bed-wetting, pearl-clutching, hand-wringing very serious thinkers need to relax. Yes, […]

We white people need to get over ourselves, for the good of the country.

This sums what #WhitePrivilegeMeans pic.twitter.com/5dDYIzjM04 — Karani O ☄ (@erwoti) July 9, 2016 Late on a Saturday night back in 1999 I was at an IHOP in Scottsdale after club-hopping (I was young once!) with a group of friends. Prior to being seated I greeted a couple of coworkers, who happened to be African-American men, […]

Can you please not, The Left, with this?

Clintonism caused the rise of Trump. Another Clinton presidency will only make it worse. Lesser evil merely paves the way to greater evil. — Dr. Jill Stein (@DrJillStein) July 4, 2016 Every time Jill Stein opens her mouth I'm reminded how shoulder to shoulder LWNJs & RWNJs sit. Politics is a circle. https://t.co/EUAH3GM2f5 — Jennifer […]

Cathi Herrod’s very bad, no good week continues!

Cathi Herrod, who heads the execrable Religious Right organization the Center for Arizona Policy, is a bigoted and contemptible human being, as we all know. But I have to say that I’ve always had a sort of grudging respect for her ability to remain resolute and unruffled even in the face of enormous amounts of […]