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...

The Legacy of Ronald Reagan

It is time that we took a step back from the precipice that is the current American political atmosphere and try to understand how...

The Obama Presidency, Looking Back

It’s been a quarter of a year now, a little more, since the end of the Obama Presidency. The contrast, and the events that...

Unemployment, Job Creation, and Back-of-the-Envelope Economics

Do you want a job? Do you need a job or know anyone who does? Do you think that there are fewer jobs than...

Republicans and Tea Party Demonstrators Are Not Populists.

Populism, as it relates to politics is a theory of action that demands that legislation be written on behalf of the people, and not...

The Economy, Politics and Jobs

One of the key problems with the country today is the lack of jobs. If we had jobs, we would have more economic activity...

The Myth of the American Political Center

Because of the intensity of the debate on health care reform, and the Republican ideological war on the middle class, we are now hearing...

Bruce Rauner: Money and Neo-Fascism

For those who don’t know, Bruce Rauner is the new Republican governor of Illinois. And money? We all know what money is. Rauner is...

A Better Way to Balance Budgets

The Republicans are not interested in balancing the budget. They are interested in cutting taxes. Does anyone deny that? We have a $14 trillion...

Forty Republicans, Five Democrats and Health Care Reform

We now have a health care plan that passed in the Senate and one that passed in the House of Representatives. Holding up true...

Health Industry Greed and Democratic Reform

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….Yes, indeed. It was the best of times for the health care industry...

The Nightmare of U.S. Private Prisons

With everything else you have to worry about—Fascism in government, domestic terrorists and the lack of intelligent response, a congress trying to overthrow all...

Fascists Pretending to be Patriots.

When we come across a video like the one below, we must expose it. We do not understand why a former Lt. General in...

Palin and GOP Attacks on Health Care Are Idiotic. Here are...

The stimulus is working. Economy is picking up. People are beginning to see the signs on the roads, along with the workers, telling us...

The Sanders Revolution

The world is changing  again. Instead of a 40-something running for President, we have two 60 or 70-somethings. Maybe it takes that long to...