MSNBC-Backed Smear: ‘Nothing More American Than A Gaudy, Expensive Party That Kills People’

New York Magazine writer Sarah Jones joined Andrea Mitchell Reports guest host Chris Jansing and MSNBC medical contributor Dr. Lipi Roy on Tuesday to discuss weddings and other large social gatherings in the age of COVID. MSNBC celebrated the Jones theory “There’s nothing more American than a gaudy, expensive party that kills people.” The genesis for the segment was an […]

Blog Post 195 – Old Betty Booker and Witch Bridles

John Henry Fuseli, “The Nightmare” (1781 – via Wikimedia) Author’s Note: This post is largely based on material I gathered for an entry in the upcoming ABC-CLIO three-volume series, American Myths, Legends, & Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore. The views and lore presented here, however, do not explicitly reflect the views of that […]

Report: Top U.S. diplomat for Latin America resigns

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has accepted the resignation of Kimberly Breier, the top diplomat for Latin America, U.S. officials told The Washington Post on Wednesday. A Mexico expert, Breier has been assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs since October, and was on the National Security Council during the George W. Bush administration. […]

Greed In Small Town U.S.A.

“Oh but ain’t that America, for you and me, Ain’t that America, we’re something to see baby, Ain’t that America, home of the free, yeah, Little pink houses for you and me, oh for you and me” John Mellencamp I asked my neighbor what I should write about and he referred me to an article in […]