How Does John Boehner Get Re-Elected?
How does the most ineffective (unless you’re a Koch Brother) Speaker of the House cruise to easy re-election? Ask his friend, Gerry. Gerry Mander:
Win the White House… Why? Gridlock is Power to Libertarians
(First published at The Huffington Post) by Brian Ross Conventional wisdom has been that the party who holds the White House holds real power. No longer. Serve up whatever clown … Continue reading
Obama’s Media Metrics Mulligan – Should Polls Be Adjusted for Racial Bias?
We know, through repeated polling, that about 50% of the country, the paler 50%, believes that President Barack Obama is an “other,” a Kenyan, Socialist, a Kenyan Socialist, and all … Continue reading
Third Party 2.0 – Will Fiscal Conservatives Dump The Tea and the GOP?
UPDATED – Fiscal Conservatives. They’re the lost tribe of American politics, wandering the political desert for the GOP’s 40 year descent into extremist Tea Party Libertarianism. A recent NBC News/Wall Street … Continue reading
Government is Good
“Demon government.” The government is too BIG. Big Brother infringes upon “real” liberty. Government is Eeevil. Extremist conservatives rant and rave about gun confiscations and black helicopters. Extremist liberals rant and … Continue reading
Is Darden Restaurants Black CEO Okay with Red Lobster Suspension Over N-Word?
The Huffington Post reported that Tori Christina Jenkins was suspended with pay by a Darden Restaurant chain, Red Lobster, after her father posted a photo of a receipt that his … Continue reading
The Handgun, Stupid: Anti Gun Violence Organizations’ Gift to the NRA
Big organizations lobbying to stop gun violence, here’s the sign to post in your offices: “The handgun, Stupid.” Gun violence groups’ obsession with assault rifles and automatic weapons is more about … Continue reading
Is the Neocon-Tea Party War Running American Democracy Over the Political Cliff?
The future of this Democracy is no longer a Republican-Democrat thing. It rests in the results of a dogfight for the steering wheel of the GOP’s 1966 Thunderbird as it … Continue reading
Justice Department Should Stand Its Ground with Stand Your Ground or ‘Castle’ Laws
Guns and racism go hand-in-hand. The Stand Your Ground (SYG) laws which the NRA has peddled into the books of at least twenty-four states are unconstitutional. They deprive the life, … Continue reading