Can a responsible citizen refuse to take a side?
Author: CK MacLeod
If we need a clearer definition of our mission – as I think we do – we could do worse for a starting point than “Negation of Trump,” but that thought also implies that it’s significantly our fault that Trumpism is on the verge of taking over the universe…
As we approach the last Republican Debate before Super Tuesday, it’s “reap just what you sow” day from the Left across the Center and all points beyond the movement conservative right.
In times such as these, party loyalty raises the question of what a party is at all in America 2016 – or at least what it means to be a Republican, if Trump is one, and potentially the standard-bearer.
Jeff B/DDHQ’s ACTUAL “expectations” reality for SC/NV for Ds and Rs
If any of you human beings have anything to say on the major uptick in use of these commenting features, please let me know. The spiders and robots don’t answer questions directly.
Libertarianism and the Left, and the more general problem for metaphysically individualist liberalism.
Place your bets. Curse your fates. State your true druthers. Make new fearless predictions. Pretend you knew all along how things’d turn out. Vape ’em if you got ’em.
…so seize the Super Sunday!
“Every candidate has an interest in attacking at least one opponent. Top tier candidates need a strong showing in the state, while lower-tier candidates have their very survival at stake. There is no longer cause for anybody to hold their fire.”
Iowoah? Iowoe? Iowetoldyaso? Iowon to New Hampshire!
Promise was that I Should Israel from Philistian yoke deliver…
Coates vs Sanders… and Lincoln
Dan and Roland and Jay from Brooklyn fersure, or as close to fersure as this world allows, promise to tweet y’all through this here ruckus.
If we are willing to admit that there are social and political problems that we do not yet seem to have solved, then an examination of other-than-democratist and other-than-modernist thought may not be merely interesting to a few, but useful for the many, or even necessary.
The cinematic rather than merely narrative objective of Star Wars VII is to persuade by being overwhelmingly Star Wars VII.
Those without Twitter accounts, probably watching if at all on semi-functional console TVs adapted for digital over-the-air, inherited from your grandparents, are welcome to participate in the open thread.
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren may still keep alive the embers of Old Left workerism, and the latter is still barely detectable in traditional Democratic Party rhetoric and residual connections to organized labor, but in American politics today class conflict as the engine of history seems now to be a concept mainly of the Right.
If there is a politics or collective “view of the site” currently detectable at OT, it is not, I believe, an especially “conservative” one, but rather a committed but weak and diffuse left “liberaltarianism” – though left liberal-dominated in the comment threads.