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Tomgram: Ann Jones, Donald Trump's Open Carry

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Recently, the New York Times produced a veritable thesaurus of Trumpian twittery -- every insulting tweet of The Donald’s that their researchers could find since he declared his candidacy.  It’s quite a collection in which he goes after 282 people, places, and things in his uniquely abusive fashion. (Don’t even get me started on his tweets about Hillary Clinton; you’d be reading until tomorrow.) Here, instead, is a relatively limited list of his, a tiny entry of classic nastiness aimed at a peripheral character in this year’s election campaign, Senator Elizabeth Warren:

Tomgram: Nate Terani, One Veteran's War on Islamophobia

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Recently, I was asked a question about Kill Anything That Moves, my history of civilian suffering during the Vietnam War. An interviewer wanted to know how I responded to veterans who took offense at the (supposed) implication that every American who served in Vietnam committed atrocities.

I think I softly snorted and slowly shook my head.  

Tomgram: Nomi Prins, Too Big to Fail, Hillary-Style

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Tomgram: William Hartung, The Doctrine of Armed Exceptionalism

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Tomgram: Gary Younge, America's Deserving and Undeserving Dead Children

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Tomgram: Nick Turse, The Perpetual Killing Field

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Tomgram: Sandy Tolan, The Death of the Two-State Solution

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Tomgram: Rebecca Gordon, Finding Hope in Dismal Times

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Tomgram: John Feffer, Slouching Toward the Apocalypse

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Tomgram: Dilip Hiro, Unipolar No More

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Tomgram: Engelhardt, This Is Not About Donald Trump

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Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, The National Security Void

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Tomgram: Karen Greenberg, What Actually Keeps Americans Safe

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Tomgram: Nomi Prins, Trump's Future Piggy Bank, Our Country?

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Tomgram: Nick Turse, Killing People, Breaking Things, and America's Winless Wars

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Tomgram: Engelhardt, War, Peace, and Absurdity

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Tomgram: Chip Ward, Peace Pipes, Not Oil Pipes

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Tomgram: Peter Van Buren, Class of 2017 -- So Sorry!

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Tomgram: Aviva Chomsky, Deportations "R" Us

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Tomgram: Bill Moyers, Money and Power in America

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Tomgram: Engelhardt, A 9/11 Retrospective: Washington's 15-Year Air War

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Tomgram: Nick Turse, What the U.S. Military Doesn't Know (and Neither Do You)

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Tomgram: Arlie Hochschild, Trumping Environmentalism

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Tomgram: Ann Jones, "I Didn't Serve, I Was Used"

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Tomgram: Todd Miller, The Great Mexican Wall Deception

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Tomgram: Rebecca Gordon, Making Sense of Trump and His National Security State Critics

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Best of TomDispatch: Andrew Bacevich, Pentagon, Inc.

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Tomgram: Judith Coburn, On the Mean Streets of America

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Tomgram: William Astore, Why It's So Hard for Members of the Military to Speak Out

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[Note for TomDispatch Readers: TD is taking this weekend off. Next post: Tuesday, August 16th. Tom]

Tomgram: Engelhardt, The Election From Hell

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The Greatest Show on Earth 
How Billions of Words, Tweets, Insults, and Polls Blot Out Reality in Campaign 2016 
By Tom Engelhardt

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