Posts Tagged Trump

Why the Left Should Vote for Trump


On paper, and by their documented histories, there is little difference between Trump and Clinton. Trump is not a Republican, and Clinton is about as progressive and liberal as the church on Sunday. They both occupy similar territory on the political map and have been friends and associates for a great many years. If pushed, […]

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Cognitive Dissonance: Lehmo vs Trump


“As a straight white male I rarely have the opportunity to be offended…” Comedian, television and radio host, Anthony ‘Lehmo’ Lehmann, joined an international chorus in denouncing Donald Trump in the wake of his latest scandal. His dismissal of Trump’s suggestion that vulgar comments caught on a hot mic over a decade ago were simply typical male ‘locker-room’ banter was […]

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Trump’s Secret Weapon


  In a sane world a Trump presidency would be utterly incomprehensible. The man is completely unqualified to run his own numerous bankrupt business ventures, let alone a country, and the world’s only superpower at that! Alas ours is not a sane world, and it could actually happen. Trump has a secret weapon – or rather weapons, […]

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Stop It At The Start


In an increasingly crazy world it is heartening to see something like the Stop It At The Start campaign against violence against women. Not for the campaign itself, but for the community reaction to it. A paid promotion by Australian Families featuring the latest television commercial made its way into my Facebook feed a few […]

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The Legend Of Godfrey Elfwick


To many, he is the archetypal internet troll. To others, he is a vile right-wing extremist. To me, he is a great humanitarian. Godfrey Elfwick is a classical liberal on the front lines of a civil war within the political left. The sort of war that those on the right, or within various religious groups, refuse to […]

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