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Terry Stulce

The reader of the classic dystopian fiction of George Orwell, Aldous Huxley, or Margret Atwood will find Trump’s America familiar. Autocratic dystopian dictators always exert social control through controlling the flow of information in a society. more

Aug 9, 2017 11:02 AM City Life

Reality television blurred the lines between reality and entertainment. Our first reality television president has blurred the lines between government, reality, and entertainment. Watching the Donald Show is as mesmerizing as a car accident. You ... more

May 3, 2017 11:51 AM City Life

With a new year comes a new political era for the United States and the world. Let’s fire up the political time machine and see what the future holds in store. more

Jan 4, 2017 11:14 AM City Life

Donald Trump has plucked his strongest supporters from two baskets, the Alt-Right and the Religious Right. The Alt-Right are straight forward haters. They hate African-Americans. They hate Moslems. They hate Hispanics. They hate Jews and they ... more

Nov 2, 2016 11:13 AM City Life 2 Comments

The first night visuals at the GOP convention were unequivocal. There were more old white people in attendance than at a KKK rally. Speaking of the KKK, the night was filled with racist dog whistles. Allusions to giving away “free stuff” was ... more

Jul 28, 2016 10:52 AM City Life

The last session of the Tennessee legislature was the worst in history, even more embarrassing than the state legislature that made it possible for Tennessee citizens to eat the possums that they run over in their car. more

Jun 8, 2016 12:35 PM City Life 1 Comments

Republicans have created the ultimate excuse. It can be used to erase vile rhetoric or deny misbehavior. You just deploy the magic word “political correctness” and float away from the carnage you have created. more

May 11, 2016 2:27 PM City Life

Sure, Donald Trump is a bigot, narcissist and a pathological liar, but he has also done some good inadvertently. He has been very successful at exploding Republican mythology. His first revelation was that his fellow ... more

Mar 23, 2016 10:45 AM City Life 1 Comments

The freak show is coming to town. No, I don’t mean the carnival with their display of deformed people and animals. I mean the Republican presidential primary. This show has to be the most entertaining fantasy production ... more

Feb 24, 2016 11:27 AM City Life

Past behavior is the best predictor for future behavior. With that in mind, I intend to predict what resolutions our political sycophants will make and provide suggestions for a more constructive alternative. more

Dec 30, 2015 12:14 PM City Life 1 Comments

In late October, the Humane Society Legislative Fund released a preview of its annual Humane Scorecard, showing how representatives voted on animal protection and cruelty issues. View the report for yourself at hslf.org more

Nov 25, 2015 1:29 PM City Life 1 Comments

While alternating between xenophobia and misogyny, Donald Trump stumbled into the truth. He found that his fellow presidential candidates were nothing more than puppets for the super-rich. more

Sep 30, 2015 1:37 PM City Life

Lately we have heard a lot about “Confederate heritage.” You can almost see Scarlett and Rhett sitting on the porch of the plantation house sipping mint juleps while the happy slaves sing and dance under the live oaks. more

Aug 5, 2015 3:02 PM City Life

The American face of evil was in clear focus at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday night, June 17. The scenario was all too familiar. A hate-filled young white man gets possession of a deadly weapon ... more

Jul 15, 2015 1:30 PM City Life

Recently President Obama has faced fierce lobbying from right-wing politicians and chicken hawk think tanks to put “boots on the ground” in Syria and Iraq. more

Jun 24, 2015 3:47 PM City Life

When Barack Obama was elected in 2008, many wishful thinkers in the media announced the end of racism and the beginning of “post-racial America.” more

Apr 8, 2015 4:42 PM City Life 1 Comments

Christmas came early this year. We got a new surgeon general who actually cares about improving our health. We got a new director of immigration and customs enforcement who is Hispanic. more

Dec 24, 2014 11:25 AM City Life

Even before President Obama delivered his policy statement on immigration last Thursday, Sen. Bob Corker appeared on Fox News snarling and salivating. more

Nov 26, 2014 5:14 PM City Life

The International Day of Peace is September 21 this year. As a combat veteran of two tours in Vietnam (one tour as a combat and recon platoon leader with the 101st Airborne Division during the Tet offensive ... more

Sep 18, 2014 12:00 AM City Life

"For Tennessee and America’s plutocracy, low-wage jobs are the path to their prosperity.” more

Jul 24, 2014 12:00 AM City Life

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