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
Can the Christie Bridge Scandal Damage Democracy?
Brian Ross in The Huffington Post: The Northern White Rhinoceros is listed as the most endangered species on Earth, but truly, the other “RINO,” the moderate Republican is virtually extinct. With Chris … 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
DOMA Ruling as Misdirection: The Gift was to States Rights Advocates, not the LGBT Community
Last week, three landmark cases at the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) were delivered. The timing of the rulings was all but coincidental. The easy interpretation that will follow this week is … Continue reading
What’s Wrong with a Black History Month?
It’s Black History Month. Many conservatives, Libertarians and Tea Partiers disapprove. So what else is new? Charles C. W. Cooke of the Right-wing National Review suggests that Black History Month is contrived and “over with.” He … Continue reading
The Winner and Still Champion…112th Worst Congress EVER!
Latrice Phillips And the winner for the worst Congress…EVER…goes to… The 112th Congress for being ineffectual, childish and rendering the most powerful nation in the world impotent. Many of you … Continue reading
Can Speaker Boehner End the Internal Terrorism That is the Tea Party?
Grover Norquist’s Christmas present came early this year. The Tea Party, the monkey wrench which he and his billionaire backers dropped into the machinery of government, proved that Teahadi Republicans … Continue reading
It’s the Fear of the ‘Other’, Stupid: Of Romney, Racism, Republicans and Make-Belief
At the final debate President Obama was on point, clearly knowledgeable versus being coached, and had the better one-liners of the evening. He’s also still the black guy to about … Continue reading
When Politics Becomes Religion
“I Don’t Believe the Liberal Media” is a bumper sticker, a mantra, and an ignorant badge of honor and a disturbing trend: Ignorance is Right-hip. Birtherism, and baseless claims of … Continue reading