Santorum Rises Armed with Super PAC Nukes, not Populist Wave
The rapid rise in fortunes for the Rick Santorum campaign was not a sudden surge of populism. The real story of Tuesday’s Iowa Caucuses is that the hand of the … 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
Have Republicans Lost Touch with the American Public?
More than 14 million people are unemployed. Las Vegas capped ten GOP presidential debates. Republican candidates have served up hard Right fan faves, from banning abortion to tax and regulation … 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
For the Economy’s Sake, Let Belief in Science Be This Election’s Litmus Test
At a time when we are sending our young men and women to the Middle East to free Afghanis from 9th century fundamentalist ignorance, it is ironic and very wrong when the … Continue reading
Who is Behind the Union-Busting “Club for Growth” Pushing the Tea Party into a Phony Debt Crisis?
Even though, in the hours following the Monday pitches to America by President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, the Congress was flooded with phone calls and emails that locked … Continue reading
Cap, Cut and Balance – Tea Party “Common Sense” is Constitutional Nonsense
Now I know why they call it the Tea Party. It isn’t for their links to American history in Boston Harbor. It’s their lineage to the delusional Mad Hatter and … Continue reading
U.S. Economy 101 (in Plain English, with Humor!): How the GOP and the Media Are Shucking You
Be honest: You and most people are affected by the economy, but you only have a glimmer of an idea why it’s screwed up. There is the massive disinformation campaign … Continue reading