Deep State misappropriation and the cryptocratic clique behind Trump™

This article has been updated. Recently, the right-wing media, from Infowars to Fox News, has been bandying the previously obscure term "deep state" about in reference to an alleged attempt within the executive bureaucracy and intelligence community to sabotage and undermine the Trump administration and its agenda. (This strategy, if it even exists, apparently isn't… Continue reading Deep State misappropriation and the cryptocratic clique behind Trump™

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Why the ‘border tax’ is a bad idea

The Trump administration's border tax has been trumpeted by legions of supposedly pro-market pundits in the right wing media for months now. It is relatively simple to dissect this misguided policy: First, it's necessary to get past the obfuscatory language - 'border tax' is essentially a glorified term for a tax on imports, or tariff… Continue reading Why the ‘border tax’ is a bad idea