Entries by mistermix

Of Course He Knew

Sainthood further denied: [O]ne of Penn State’s insurers has claimed “in 1976, a child allegedly reported to PSU’s Head Coach Joseph Paterno that he (the child) was sexually molested by Sandusky.” The order also cites separate references in 1987 and 1988 in which unnamed assistant coaches witnessed inappropriate contact between Sandusky and unidentified children, and […]


To the surprise of nobody paying attention, Hillary whupped Bernie last night in the New York primary. Reading your comments on my Sanders post yesterday, it sounds like some of you think that the Sanders campaign is on the verge of tearing the party apart. But that’s not how my fellow Democrats in New York […]

Another Vote for Sanders

This evening, I’ll be traveling to a polling place somewhere in the Empire State and casting a ballot for Bernie Sanders. I certainly won’t do it with the same level of conviction that I had in 2008 when I voted for Barack Obama — but you only get that a few times in life, if […]

The Contrarian View on Cruz’ Affairs

There may be something to this: This is in some ways great for Ted Cruz. No, scratch that. It’s great for Cruz in almost every way. The biggest issue Ted Cruz has run into this campaign has been people refusing to accept him as a human being. They look at his flesh, that resembles ashen […]

RIP Rob Ford

It’s interesting to see politicians–especially Canadian politicians–working really hard to say something nice about Rob’s passing: Rob Ford fought cancer with courage and determination. My condolences and best wishes to the Ford family today. — Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) March 22, 2016 To mark Rob’s short time on this earth, I’d like to once again remind […]

Amplifier not Damper

Trump: In phone calls to US television shows, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said Brussels was a once beautiful place that had become a “disaster city” and an “armed camp” before today’s attacks, writes Amanda Holpuch. He said such changes to the city, as in Paris, showed why the US should stop letting immigrants into […]


Oh who cares about the goddamn Guevara thing? For God's sake. pic.twitter.com/nQ75SC37Jh — Richard M. Nixon (@dick_nixon) March 21, 2016 The President is responding to this.