Category Archives: America

Random Musings

When we don’t get health care, tax reform, gun control or any of the myriad things that the majority of American citizens want, many people are puzzled and ask, “Why is that?” The answer should be obvious. Billionaires and Big Corporations … Continue reading

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You Will Never Get Your Country Back

By Michael Starr Hopkins/ HuffPost/ July 6, 2017 I have spent much of my time writing for this publication talking about how complicated our politics are. Talking about the dangers of failing to acknowledge our complicated history and the need … Continue reading

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Is America Past the Point of No Return?

(It may be my imagination, but Thom Hartmann appears to be channeling and expanding on my June 25 Op-Ed…..) Oligarchs representing monopolistic Big Pharma, Big Banks, and Big Retail/Fast Food are devastating us. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 4, 2017 … Continue reading

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We’ve Been in Crisis a Long Time

Our country is in crisis – but that crisis didn’t begin with the election of Donald Trump. We were already in a crisis because for years and years and years, Washington has worked just great for the rich and the … Continue reading

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Descent Into Madness

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TrumpCare

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Thanks to Trump, No More Ameri-Splaining

By Ted Rall/ rall.com/ December 7, 2016   “A shining city on a hill,” Ronald Reagan called America (by way of the Puritan  authoritarian John Winthrop).  “We are great because we are good,” Hillary Clinton said during the campaign (via Tocqueville).  Michelle … Continue reading

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