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 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
Do Mitt Romney’s Military Missteps Disqualify Him As Presidential Material?
Mitt Romney gave the speech of his life last night. It was like “Dancing with the Stars” in a field of IEDs, glancing away from substance, lies barely touching the … Continue reading
An Elephant May Never Forget, but the GOP and a Greedy Media Sure Hope Like Hell That You Will
An elephant may never forget, but the elephants of the GOP are sure hoping that you will, well, overlook a few inconvenient truths in their march to bring back 19th … 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
Why The West Must Maintain The Moral High Ground
I was born to Chinese parents. Raised as a Christian in a Muslim country. And we spoke English as a first language at home. Which is, to say, I grew … Continue reading
The Dead Billionaires Club – The Dead Can’t Vote, but Should They Give?
If the dead can’t vote in Chicago, should they be allowed to influence politics from the grave in Pittsburgh and Denver and New York? The Koch brothers may be the … Continue reading
In the Shadow of the Tea Party Revolt: Where are the Jobs, Jobs Jobs?
We are just two months away from the anniversary of the mid-term election of 2010, the oft-celebrated “Tea Party Revolt” by the Right. Tea Party Republicans swept into the 2010 … Continue reading