Monthly Archives: June 2017

Big Sky Blogger Still Ignorant About Homelessness

by William Skink It appears another post is necessary because willful ignorance does not rest. Where to start? A year ago Greg Strandberg was trying to depict the homeless situation in Missoula as unique to the state of Montana, specifically … Continue reading

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Beware The Opportunistic Populism of Politician Wannabe Greg Strandberg #MTPOL

by William Skink When I said posting would be light at RD I didn’t give a reason why, but that didn’t stop the self-appointed ratings analyst of the MT blogosphere, Greg Strandberg, from assuming it’s because there’s nothing to write … Continue reading

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California Democrats Betray Single Payer

by William Skink Posting at RD will be light for the next month or two. That said, there will still be opportunities to point out how duplicitous Democrats are. Health care is getting lots of attention right now because Republicans … Continue reading

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New York Roy’s Orange Jumpsuit Ploy

by William Skink Another special election, another Democrat loss. Apparently no amount of money can get Democrats across the finish line. In Montana the party that lost the special election is really sticking it to Gianforte by, wait for it, … Continue reading

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Worse Than Birthers…

by William Skink Alternative Radio featured Thomas Frank this evening speaking about the America that elected Trump. I appreciate Frank because he understands, historically, how Democrats willfully transformed their party into the hot mess it is today. One of the … Continue reading

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The Democrats Have a Bigger Class Problem Than Just The Disgruntled White Working Class

by William Skink Democrats have a class problem, and if they don’t fix it the losses will continue to mount. Before getting to the NYT article describing why the Democratic Party is in worse shape than you thought, a recent … Continue reading

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The Keepers

by William Skink There is a documentary on Netflix called The Keepers I’ve been watching this week. It’s about the murder of a nun in Baltimore. She was killed because she was going to take allegations of sexual abuse by … Continue reading

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Clueless Missoula Democrat Sue Malek on Paying Attention

by William Skink A new post at Intelligent Discontent provides more evidence that Democrats in Montana are clueless, especially here in the Missoula bubble. The post–titled Eee-gads, we better pay attention–is penned by Sue Malek, a Democratic member of the … Continue reading

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As Labour Surges in UK, Comey Makes Trouble for Democrats

by William Skink It’s hard to see the Labour Party surging across the pond under Corbyn and not wonder what might have happened had Bernie been allowed to fairly challenge Lord Clinton in the US primaries. Sure, Corbyn was openly … Continue reading

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Anti-Russia Hysteria Consumes Mother Jones and the Missoula Independent

by William Skink America has officially lost its shit over Russia. When I wrote this poem back in December about Russians infiltrating my coffee pot, I was trying to be absurd. Now, I can envision CNN reporting Kremlin agents spiked … Continue reading

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