Whenever one publishes a revisionist history book that is likely to get the attention of the media as well as the general population, there are various ways to promote the book. The first one, which is very common, is to leak out inflammatory pages or excerpts for titillative purposes. This works very well with Establishment media and navel gazing types. Another avenue is to be booked on a talk show. Talk hosts are generally more than willing to book a politician or sometimes a provocateur (as Bill Maher does) to who has written a book that will garner interest, or … Continue reading →
Yesterday the NYT reported Herr Drumpf doubled down on “both sides” for causing violence in Charlottesville. … Continue reading →
In this open thread/news roundup:
*Bernie Sanders’ Statement About Heather Heyer Emphasizes What Really Killed Her
*The crackdown on protests across the US
*Bernie Sanders to push for government-funded healthcare and abolition of private insurance
*The Latest Pipeline/Water Protector Actions & More
Her name is Heather Heyer. She was one of the peaceful who was letting people know that the American taliban was terribly wrong about protecting the legacy of the Confederacy and a statue that was sorely disapproved by the community. According to her mother, Susan Bro (yes, that’s her real last name), she was a warrior for justice. She was a DSA member. And she was a Bernie Sanders sister. I’m cobbling some news for this post so that we get some sense of our fallen justice warrior.