Trump And Republicans Expect You To Die, Joe Public
Are you Joe Public? One of America’s more than 94 million permanently unemployed? A doctor, truck driver, or other worker at risk of technological unemployment? Then you, Joe, had best … Continue reading
Lügenpresse: The Bridge Too Far in Trusting Trump
Scranton, PA. Thousands of people in a hall hear Trump’s call: “The lying media…” and then it begins. The chant rises: “Lügenpresse! Lügenpresse! Lügenpresse!” My 16 year old said: … Continue reading
Trump & The Death Throes of White Power
Donald Trump is a threat to American democracy. He’s also a symptom. The 10.7M Americans who voted for him in the fractional, factional primaries, are part of the death throes … 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
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
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
Government is Good
“Demon government.” The government is too BIG. Big Brother infringes upon “real” liberty. Government is Eeevil. Extremist conservatives rant and rave about gun confiscations and black helicopters. Extremist liberals rant and … Continue reading