Ask Jesse Episode 14: Public Services Vs Public Perception

My frustration with the recent public discourse surrounding events relating to the United States Postal Service is indicative of my frustration with that of our politics in general these days.

Ask Jesse Episode 13: Biden-Harris Awareness

In the lead up to the 2016 election, some on the left (most publicly Susan Sarandon) argued that Donald Trump was a preferential choice to Hillary Clinton because his chaotic nature would wake Americans up to the structural rot permeating our sociopolitical body.

Ask Jesse Episode 12: Criticizing Republicans

Click here to listen to full episode on YouTube Show Notes by Jesse Crall Occasionally, people take issue with my tendency to focus critiques on Democrats. But Donald Trump draws easy and constant ire from my left-leaning circles. As economic commentator Dylan Ratigan says “The Village Idiot is acting like a Village Idiot again.” ItContinue reading “Ask Jesse Episode 12: Criticizing Republicans”

Fascism in America?

As protests continue in Portland, Oregon, footage of government officials in unmarked vans snatching protestors off the streets has hit the Internet. According to Politico, the Trump Administration “enlisted federal agents, including the U.S. Marshals Special Operations Group and an elite U.S. Customs and Border Protection team based on the U.S.-Mexico border, to protect federalContinue reading “Fascism in America?”

Lorie and Payton: Family First

By Lorie Michaels “When you are judging a brother, you are wrong, even if you are right.” Marianne Williamson The conversation I’m sharing below is with my niece, Payton.  We live in very different areas of the US.  She’s in Oklahoma, I’m in California.  Payton has three lovely girls and supports Trump.  I was nationalContinue reading “Lorie and Payton: Family First”

Donald Trump isn’t a Fascist. He’s Just a Republican

By Jesse Crall In his support for presumptive nominee Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders often offers the following refrain: “We must come together to defeat the most dangerous president in modern history.” (1) We’ve heard similar expressions of alarm from other influential sources. Yale philosophy professor Jason Stanley’s made the podcast & editorial rounds comparing Trump’sContinue reading “Donald Trump isn’t a Fascist. He’s Just a Republican”