Tag Archive | politics

Trump vs. Clinton: Different Kind of Awful


Just because Trump is a walking piece of human excrement doesn’t mean that Clinton is perfect, far from it. If the Republicans had fielded a competent candidate, Clinton would be down 20 points across the board. And it goes well beyond things like, “You hate her because she is a woman,” and “If you don’t like her […]

TV Tropes: Balance of Power


    Tweet of the Day: Short Fiction News   This trope posits a situation were two or more powerful institutions or groups keep in other in check but that the acts of a third party could unbalance the systems and lead to open conflict (see page link for a common example).  However, the parties […]

Space for Rent: The Antebellum Presidency


    Let’s be honest, Barack Obama will not be remembered as a great president of the United States. While some tout his accomplishments, outside of the expansion of health care he did little else but to moderate yet continue the policies of his predecessors. At a time when the nation, and indeed the world […]

TV Tropes Monday: What do you mean, it’s not political?


  Tweet of the Day: The Recipe for a Black Hole ——- What do you mean, it’s not political? That…that is a very good question. I mean, if art is a reflection of reality in some way, shape or form, it follows that part of that reflection would have a political dimension. Except when it […]

Space for Rent: Hillary Clinton & The Politics of Sexual Distraction


    ——- In today’s cesspool of American politics (and yes politics is always a cesspool) you have two parties: A reactionary, racist, hateful, pack of hyenas, A collection of imbecilic baboons that speak in simplistic tones about things the know nothing about, A bunch of dreamers that dream of vacant pasts that never were […]

TV Tropes Monday: Awakening the Sleeping Giant


  Tweet of the Day: Russia’s Open Book  ——- There is a war going on. It might be a deadlock or one side is steamrolling the other. But there is a third party that remains neutral. They might send humanitarian aide. They might admonish the warring to resolve their differences through diplomacy. Then something happens. […]

Space for Rent: A Year of Fear, A Victory for Terror


  2015 was a year of fear: foreign wars, economic woes, rampant police, riots, and terrorism. And the politicians have taken full advantage of this. Sadly, with this new year being an election year in the United States, and with the candidates offered by both parties (with one glaring exception), Fear will rule the roost. […]