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
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
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
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
Are the Fed and Financial Institutions are Screwing Over Poor Americans’ Savings? Bank on It.
The poorest Americans amongst us, who need to save and grow their money the most, are systematically screwed over by both the banks and a U.S. Treasury recovering from a … Continue reading