Citizens United Breaches the Levees of Democracy: Will We, the People Defend America?
The American political system has been breached like the Ninth Ward in New Orleans by a judicial-activist Katrina: The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. Super PACs and billionaires are flooding … Continue reading
How The Gingrinch Stole An Election
Every Plebe Down in Plebe-ville Liked Freedom a lot, But the Gingrinch, Who lived just North of Plebe-ville Did NOT! The Gingrinch hated real freedom. The whole “we’re all equal” … Continue reading
Obama and Dems Fail To Champion a Champion (Again)
In yet another stunning reversal, President Obama and many leaders in the Democratic Party have backed away from support of a true consumer champion. In September it was Elizabeth Warren, … Continue reading
Don’t like the Message? Shoot the Messenger
Shooting the messenger is not merely a literary metaphor for punishing the bearer of bad news. Lately it seems to be the way that those in power, whether it be … Continue reading
The Born Lack of Identity: Will Wall Street Wave Off Warren for Our Economy’s 2nd Epic Fail?
Who is Brooksley E. Born? Ask almost anyone and you’ll invariably get a shrug. Elizabeth Warren may be a bit better known, but if the Republicans have their way, she … Continue reading
Mr. Obama, Our Grown-Up-In-Chief
The moniker “No Drama Obama” has long-since evaporated from the political dialogue, but that maturity and statesmanship that brought an end to a generation of political drama queens, from Reagan … Continue reading
Mr. Holland Won’t Get His Final Opus – Where Obama’s Education Agenda & Reality Collide
Wayne A. Miller, Band Director of the A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, FLA., is a real-life Mr. Holland, a music educator whose department was selected … Continue reading
Obama’s Big Educational Goals Translate Into Republican Retaliation Against Teacher Union in Florida
Be careful about setting up broad-stroke directives, President Obama. Politicians and bureaucrats of less noble intent may use them poorly, as is the case here in Florida. The Republican-controlled government, … Continue reading