Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, via Wikipedia

Understanding America’s Future Under Trump


With very little fuss or national media attention, Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is being liquidated. All references to Trump have been carefully removed but, make no mistake, this is Trump Taj Mahal, Donald Trump’s biggest project, which is being sold to the highest bidder. This week, the contents were sold. A…

Cunieform tablet smuggled in to the United States by Hobby Lobby

Hobby Lobby, Hypocrisy and Christian Values


WC’s readers complain from time to time that WC is to harsh in writing about religion and Christianity in particular. On the contrary, WC suggests that he has not been harsh enough. Those Christian exemplars at Hobby Lobby, those pious hypocrites who fought to keep from being required to provide birth control coverage to their…

Tom Chitty, New Yorker, March 27, 2017, p. 48

The Essential Contradiction of Today’s Republicanism


As the New York Times notes, for the first time in decades Republican Senators who support Senator Mitch McConnell’s alleged health care bill did not participate in 4th of July parades. While they are nominally on break there are precious few constituent meetings, town halls or other public events scheduled. You’d almost think they don’t want…