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The assaults are coming fast and vicious. We are no longer a full democracy. It does not matter if you’re working-class or “elite,” midwestern or coastal, Repub or Dem, blue or red or anything in between: Trump and his GOP flying monkeys mean everyone ill.
These developments aren’t the unfortunate but unavoidable byproduct of having a businessman in the Oval Office; they’re the result of that businessman and the company he built acting in their own self-interest. It’s not an accident that those interests align, either. President Trump is running the nation just as he ran his business: to maximize his own profits.
For political and moral reasons, it is important to remember that very little of what the President is now doing is possible without a compliant Congress. Executive orders in most cases fill in the blanks that legislation leaves to the President’s discretion. So this isn’t just a matter of the sway a Congress of the President’s party can exercise over him, which is substantial. In many or most cases, Executive Orders and Actions can literally be overruled with new legislation.
Alternate Title: A Grown-Up is in the Room.
The stay applies nationwide and covers those travelers detained at airports or stranded mid-travel.
Drivers slam the president’s “inhumane and unconstitutional ban.”
Quentin Tarantino’s debut is remembered for its style, its soundtrack, and most of all, its graphic violence. Looking back 25 years on, Nicholas Barber takes a fresh look.
Henry Rollins: My Tour Is Over. Now the Depression Creeps In (LA Weekly)
There are a lot of things about the limitations of life on the road that I prefer to real life. The comparative lack of options serves me well. This is probably a result of conditioning but there is something really great about putting myself into a few things with great intensity, rather than a lot of things with far less.