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
A Tea-Bone to Pick with the Constitution’s Framers Over Elections
America is the perfect imperfect, and the U.S. Constitution reflects the achilles heel of Framer thinking that is killing our democracy: Elections. The Framers weren’t big on the details. They … Continue reading
The Imperfect Storm – The GOP, Obama and the Bored D.C. Media
Scandal. It’s a much misused word in American politics these days, especially by Republicans looking to distract from the news cycles that have excoriated their policies that have been the … Continue reading
Benghazi: Darrell Issa’s Last Outpost on the GOP Anti-Woman Frontier
Perhaps the only thing more angst-worthy for the white power structure that operates the Republican Party than a black man in the White House, and a tide of upwardly-mobile Latinos … Continue reading
Jesus and the Handgun
There are only two sacrosanct figures in American life: Jesus and the handgun. To their adherents, both are acmes of good and righteousness. Yet the latter American deity generates more … 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
Remember the day after the mid term elections in 2010? President Obama was not shy about stating that his party, of which he is the standard bearer, took a major … Continue reading