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There’s No Debate: Trump Finally Did Something Positive!
We send thoughts and prayers because it is what it is. Also: America can kiss the next debate or two goodbye.
Donald’s Fear-Mongering Murdered 200,000 Americans
Yes, it's true. Because all along, Donald Trump knew what was going to happen. And still, he let all of them die.
Its Convention Month — or, as America Calls It, Hope vs....
Next week's GOP convention will offer a post-apocalyptic, dystopian, rage-feared, fear-fueled hellscape vision of the land of the not-free and the home of the craven.
Kamala! Kamala! Kamala!
Poor Mike Pence had better start debate-prepping with Mother! Kamala is going to completely destroy him.
Herman Cain (and Republicans Unable)
And then there was Jerry Falwell, Jr., with his open pants, evangelical FUPA and his hands veering into prime side-boob territory with -- hey, doesn't she have a name?
That’s Right, Mr. Trump! You Didn’t Pick the Camel!
Uh, Biden also knows the difference between an elephant and a camel -- and between 1,000 Americans dead every day and 1,000 Americans not dead every day.
Hey, Arts Nonprofits: Words Aren’t Action, Sympathy Isn’t Empathy
Yes, we know you care. Yes, we know you “stand with” Black people. Your words are lovely. Now get away from the keyboard and start taking action.
Mask? What Mask? On Being Free to Infect You and Me
On this episode, we also discuss Tara Reade -- and no, not Tara Reid of drunken exploits and "American Pie" and "Sharknado."
In COVID-19 America, We All Looked Like Yaks
Even if President Coronavirus became our dictator, he'd be a terrible one because everything he touches dies. Just ask 30,000+ Americans.
Trump’s ‘Blood On His Hands’ as America Fights the Virus
On this episode of our Burke's Law podcast: The tragedy of COVID-19 deepens, but we are looking ahead to the rebirth of America that is still to come.
Hey, Arts Programmers: Um, There’s an Election…
Have you heard about the election? I mean, it's all over the news. And are you factoring the election into your programming?
Warren/Buttigieg: Progressive 2020 Fantasy League, Part II
A combination of legal, legislative, financial, military and executive experience that would be very attractive.
In Search of a Gentleman
Not distrusting the patriarchy -- but having very different reactions to Buttigieg and Sanders.
Time For All Democratic Hopefuls To Do One Simple Thing
I'm still thinking about She the People -- and all the Democratic candidates not getting specific.
Harris/Castro: Progressive 2020 Fantasy League, Part I
They have executive, prosecutorial, legislative and Cabinet experience. But can they win?
Hello Libertarian, My Old Friend
He launched a movement to reform our two-party system. He remains committed to it.
What ‘Ain’t No Mo’ Taught Me About 400 Years of Inequality
Audiences laughed. But no one will ever understand the pain of African Americans.
For Hnath, ‘Hillary and Clinton’ Are a, If Not the, Real...
Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow cannonade a gratifying 90-minute, intermissionless play.
The Democratic Race: Kamala Harris — or a Caveat
Diversity is important, but not enough. More will be needed from the Democratic nominee.
Will Chicago’s New Mayor Support the City’s Artists?
The current mayor of Second City may know his pas de basque from his brisé, but the next mayor has to know what its artists need.