Category Archives: government

The Eve of Destruction–Coming Soon?

By Arlen Grossman Published at OpEdNews.com July 19, 2020 “And you tell me over and over and over again my friend, Ah, you don’t believe we’re on the eve of destruction.” —Eve of Destruction, Barry McGuire song   Is the … Continue reading

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19 Years of War–Why?

The War in Afghanistan Is a Fraud (and Now We Have Proof) By Lee Camp/ Truthdig/ January 9, 2020   Bombs have numbers. Humans have names. Our American military boasts a skill and passion for using numbers to turn names … Continue reading

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Incomplete Impeachment

Where Are the Impeachment Articles for Trump’s Corruption? By Bill Blum/ Truthdig/ December 31, 2019 Donald Trump has been impeached, but House Democrats have given him a pass on arguably his most egregious high crime and misdemeanor—his unrelenting use of … Continue reading

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A Gangster in the White House

By David Frum/ The Atlantic/ December 28, 2019 Amid a two-day binge of post-Christmas rage-tweeting, President Donald Trump retweeted the name of the CIA employee widely presumed to be the whistle-blower in the Ukraine scandal. On Thursday night, December 26, … Continue reading

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The Impeachment’s Moral Hypocrisy

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ December 23, 2019   The impeachment process was a nauseating display of moral hypocrisy. The sound bites by Republicans and Democrats swiftly became predictable. The Democrats, despite applauding the announcement of the voting results before being … Continue reading

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Charges Too Narrow–Why?

Ralph Nader is right. Why did the Democrats charge Trump with such a narrow offense. Why didn’t they go after his emoluments violations, for example. Or improperly using funds destined by Congress for Ukraine and using it instead on his … Continue reading

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GDP UP, BUT WHO BENEFITS?

Why You Shouldn’t Believe Those G.D.P. Numbers The statistics keep on rising, but they don’t track the well-being of most Americans. By David Leonhardt/ New York Times/ December 15, 2019 The Commerce Department will announce the latest G.D.P. numbers on … Continue reading

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Who Do Republicans Work For?

Why have no Republicans turned on Trump? A corrupted Supreme Court By Thom Hartmann/ Raw Story/ December 4, 2019 There is a very simple reason why some Republicans voted for the impeachment proceedings against Richard Nixon, but none have so … Continue reading

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OLIGARCH NATION

Revenge of the Billionaires: How an Oligarchy of the Morbidly Rich Can Take Down Democracy By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ November 22, 2019    The current issue of the Atlantic magazine founded itself in the years just before the Civil War, is ominously … Continue reading

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