Category Archives: politics

98 Minutes That Changed History

By Arlen Grossman It is not too far-fetched to say the first presidential debate of 2016 changed the course of history. Donald Trump was breathing down the neck of Hillary Clinton in the polls, and appeared to be picking up … Continue reading

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We Have All Won An Oligarchy and Lost A Democracy By Thom Hartmann/ September 26, 2016 Here’s a thought experiment for you. Ask yourself, “When was the last time I heard any conversation at all about the role of … Continue reading

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Barbara Lee’s Lone Vote on Sept. 14, 2001, Was as Prescient as It Was Brave and Heroic By Glenn Greenwald/ The Intercept/ September 11, 2016 ALMOST IMMEDIATELY AFTER the 9/11 attack, while bodies were still buried in the rubble, George W. … Continue reading

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Where Workers Stand on Labor Day

A Message to Working People on Labor Day from a former labor secretary By Robert Reich/ September 5, 2016 Your typical wage is below what it was in the late 1970s, in terms of what it can buy. Two-thirds … Continue reading

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The Sheeple Rationale

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The Pentagon Money Pit By Dave Lindorff/ Counterpunch/ August 11, 2016 What if the inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services were to report that $6.5 billion in spending by that federal agency was unaccounted for and … Continue reading

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Shocking new report: Bombing people causes people to hate you

By GJohnsit/ Daily Kos/ June 27, 2016      You better sit down for this one because it will blow your mind. You are probably aware that we on a global quest to rid the world of Evil, one smart-bomb … Continue reading

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by Arlen Grossman There are at least two ways in which the corporate media is neglecting to warn the American public about impending disasters: 1) Despite a constant barrage of unprecedented climate catastrophes: tornados, flooding, heat waves, wildfires, etc., the … Continue reading

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We’re Not in Kansas Anymore…Thank Goodness!

Here’s What’s the Matter with Kansas…   Jun. 24, 2016  By Thom Hartmann      The verdict is in, and it’s time for conservatives to face the cold hard facts. Right-wing trickle-down Reaganomics doesn’t work. It doesn’t work internationally, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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My California Primary Night Favorite Dream

The future as I’d like to envision it……. Donald Trump continues to self-destruct –as he surely will–and takes down the Republican Party with him. Hillary Clinton and Vice-President Bernie Sanders win the presidential election over Trump and VP Ted Cruz … Continue reading

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