Here’s How Right Wing Obstruction Affects You Personally.

Life is not a newsreel, someone once said. It is not a sound bite. It is not the mere reporting of Republican Reich Wing...

American Stagnation

America has never been richer. Private assets amount to over $80 trillion, more than four times the national debt and the GDP. Yet the...

A Populist Plan to Restore the Economy

This will short and to the point. This is a simple plan to handle a simple problem.Yes, it is not as complicated by a...

Profiles in Obstruction # 1: Senator James DeMint

It is too easy to simply make fun of or ridicule James DeMint. And of course many would say: who are any of us...

Another Look at Unions

It is time to revisit the issue of unions.Why are unions important? They are important because unions represent the people. Government used to...

The Great Right-Wing Propaganda War

There is a war going on in this country. It is a war against the American People and a war against the truth. It...

Governor Brownback, the Wizard of Oz

Has Kansas, under Governor Sam Brownback, become  second-rate, with a semi-Fascist government? The answer is in the history of the state since Brownback took...

State of the Nation — June 2010

Where are we?We've got a bunch of tea party nuts...let's be frank...running around saying that the country is becoming a fascist sate and...

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...

Down Trump’s Golden Brick Road

We must examine the Trump infrastructure plan.At first, it sounds, well, pretty good. And then you get the details.First, why do you think Trump...

Truth or Consequences

In the great annals of our entertainment history, after radio became a staple of daily listening and then later television, there was a program...

Greed

"The time has come" the walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes--and ships--and sealing wax-- Of cabbages--and kings-- And why the sea is...

Drilling Our Way to a Balanced Budget

The American Petroleum Instititute bankrolled a series of television commercials in which a very emphatic blonde parades through a series of set ups that...

Hypocrisy, Thy Name is Ryan!

Oh boy! Ohboyoboyoboyoboy! Just when you think you have heard every lie, every phony claim, every stinking innuendo, every slavish following of the superstitiously...

The Next Two Years

The November 2014 elections were pretty clear. In some states Senators or Governors won by as many as 70% of the vote. Of course,...