Citizens United Breaches the Levees of Democracy: Will We, the People Defend America?
The American political system has been breached like the Ninth Ward in New Orleans by a judicial-activist Katrina: The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. Super PACs and billionaires are flooding … Continue reading
Elephant Droppings: The Far Right’s 10 Most Wanted
Power. That’s the name of the game in Republican politics. Not principle. Not vision. Who are the core players in that power game? t2P has combed several lists of ‘key’ … Continue reading
What Happens When the Far Right Really Ends Birth Control? The Malthusian Nightmare GOP Style
Rick Santorum and the men of the GOP rail on about Right-to-Life issues. It’s a Republican conundrum: Appeasing the Religious Right creates a nightmarish welfare state abhorrent to selfish Libertarian … Continue reading
Econ 102 For Liberals: The Real Way to Occupy Wall Street (In Plain English, with Humor!)
Standing and yelling and singing in Zuccotti Park only gets you so far. There’s a real way to “occupy” Wall Street that hits them where they live. Corporations are, amazingly, … Continue reading
No More Turnipheads.
Republicans need a new pledge: NO MORE TURNIPHEADS. The primaries from Hell continue as the mediocre Mitt fends off reactionary Rick and nasty Newt. Another Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) … Continue reading
Will You Be the New American Exceptionalism?
Education is not just a cornerstone of Democracy: It is our foundation, our bedrock. It is crumbling beneath our feet because the 1% who hold power know that education means … Continue reading
The Oakland Effect on the Occupy Movement
The “Occupy” movement was born out of frustration with lies, gridlock, and a federal political agenda that had nothing to do with healing the economy and putting people back to … Continue reading