Trump’s Sixth-Sense Moment with the Seventh Estate
Trump continues to prosecute his war with the media, the so-called “fourth estate”calling them an “enemy of the people,” but it is the “seventh” estate, the bureaucracy, that will be … Continue reading
The Betsy DeVos You Don’t Know: Trump’s Education Pick Just Plain Stupid
Hucksters of a feather stick together. President-elect Trump’s pick of Betsy DeVos, charter school queen, for Secretary of Education, is as politically seismic an event as Stephen Bannon, the fascist … Continue reading
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
The Water’s Fine in a Single Health Care Insurance Pool
Yet another delay in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA): Medium-sized businesses, those with 50 to 99 workers, will get another year’s grace period before they must offer … 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
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
BUNK: 10 Reasonable Retorts to the Obamacare-OCDers
The drumbeat about “Obamacare” has nothing to do with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or even with fiscal conservative values. If your friend or neighbor has been watching too much … Continue reading
The Truth the NRA Doesn’t Want You To Know – Uncle Smith & Uncle Wesson Need YOU
The Navy Yard: Another mass shooting has TV and newspapers selling soap with a notable corpse count. At the American Gun Victims Wall, three times that number are tallied up … Continue reading