The Koch Brothers, Trump and the Theft of the American Dream

Please take a look at the Koch Brothers' latest piece of propaganda--quite probably the worst and perhaps most consequential lie ever told in a...

Overturning the Republican Lie Machine

The facts about austerity are incontrovertible. There is every good reason to generate more income and not cut entitlement programs. Do NOT let the...

Tax the Rich and Balance the Budget.

The very wealthy on Wall Street and their political arm, the Neoconservative Republican Party got us into this horrific Recession. Teachers didn't do it....

OCCUPY AMERICA!

The last big show of Populist sentiment in this country was when the people of Wisconsin stood up against an oppressive Governor and a...

Jobs and the Current American Economic Disaster

Since the Fall of 2008, the U.S. economy a dynamic enterprise of about $15 trillion dollars, as measured in employment, has fallen by about...

Raise Taxes or Cut Entitlements–You Decide.

You should see one particular chart from the Congressional budget office.Here’s what it says:The lowest two quintiles (lowest 40%) of wage earners averaged...

The Reagan Legacy

The American scene has changed since 1980 and not for the better. What is our biggest problem today? That’s right: the national debt. Everything...

Disaster in West Virginia

There is no way to discuss oil spills without stopping to make a comment or two on the crime, the rape of the Appalachian...

The Failure of Conservative Economics Part VI – Our Current Problems...

We have talked about the problems with our economy. We have discussed how they have been caused by a cynical use of failed economic...

Neocons Revising History

When someone invades your home, steals your property, and takes the things you need to adequately live your daily life, you do not call...

On Taxes and Coming Out of Recession

This is a short piece about taxes and jobs. One would hope that this blog is not the only place where there is a...

To Find a Job, Fire a Republican

---------------------------------------------------------------------------Remember the goal: 220-60-1 for 2012. Two-hundred and twenty Democratic House Members, Sixty solid Liberal Democratic Senators and a Democratic President. This is the...

The Bad News and the Good News

The bad news is here. And it will keep coming. Trump is elected and we see already what he has in store for us....

Unions and the Middle Class

It’s time we began to look for ways to organize large numbers of people against the now dominant power of the Plutocracy. Unions are...

The Reagan Legacy: Economic and Social Disaster

The United States was once the envy of the entire world. Even some very wealthy and prominent individuals in England and France settled here...