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...

A Republican Defends the Counterfeit Trump Tax Plan

by Joseph O'ShaughnessyPeter Roskam, House of Representatives member from the 6th District of Illinois, was interviewed recently on public television about the new...

Republican Fraud and the True Democratic Populism

byJoseph O’ShaughnessyOne aspect of American life is becoming more evident each and every day. The propaganda that has been spread using the money of...

Tax Cut Consequences–the First Test of the Fascist Agenda

byJoseph O'ShaughnessyHave you heard the old “how to cook a frog” story? Of course you have, if you have ever been to a national...

That’s What I Like About the South

byJoseph D. O'ShaughnessyIt's an old song title. Made famous, I think, by a singer and bandleader, Phil Harris, from the great radio days of...

How Putin Helped Republicans Put Trump in the White House

How Putin helped to elect Donald Trump as President.

Trump Is No Populist. (Revisited)

by Joseph D. O'Shaughnessy(This is the re-edit of an article I wrote in April of 2017.)Donald Trump is no Populist. He is the farthest...

The President Lies to Americans About Health Care

byJoseph O’ShaughnessyThe President went to national newspapers today and blatantly lied to the American people.It is the most outrageous thing I have ever seen...

Trump Cuts Medicare and Social Security in 2020 Budget.

If re-elected, President Donald Trump has budgeted to cut Medicare by $848 billion. He will cut Medicaid by $1.5 Trillion and cut $25 billion...

Time to Call a Fascist a Fascist – Part I

byJoseph D. O'ShaughnessyIn the Winter of 2016, a collusion between certain wealthy Fascist Americans and operatives of the Russian dictator Putin resulted in the...

Don’t play the Trump Distraction Game. Focus on Congress.

We're fighting the wrong wars with Donald Trump in particular and with Republicans in general.It's not about refugees coming to America. Banning immigrants without...