Category Archives: politics

1984=2016

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P. T. Trump

No humbug: Striking similarities between Trump and P.T. Barnum  By Thomas Bender/ Reuters/ April 3, 2016 (article requested by edray) Donald Trump is a phenomenon. What kind? He seems to think that he is “The Greatest Show on Earth.” And … Continue reading

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Mussolini: Democracy is a Fallacy

BPR Quote of the Day

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Fear Trumps Love

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The Good News About the 2016 Election

By Arlen Grossman Really. There is at least one positive outcome of the 2016 election. Now that the Republicans have won the presidency, both houses of Congress, and soon the Supreme Court, they actually have to govern and attempt to solve … Continue reading

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More Lessons To Be Learned

Americans Wanted a Revolution, and Clinton’s Campaign Only Offered Them Obama 2.0 By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ November 9, 2016 Donald J. Trump’s ascent to the White House is the final victory of Lewis Powell’s 1971 memo to the U.S. Chamber … Continue reading

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Dr. Strangelove 2016

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Hillary House Cleaning

By Dave/ Reprinted by special request from edray/ October 28, 206   There is a lot of house cleaning that the first Woman president must do on her first week.   Accept the resignations of all Bush era Republican US … Continue reading

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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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HOW CORPORATE MEDIA FAILS US

We Have All Won An Oligarchy and Lost A Democracy By Thom Hartmann/ thomhartmann.com/ 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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