Category Archives: politics

How the Media Serve Trump

By Arlen Grossman revised November 7 published in OpEdNews.com/ November 11, 2018 Donald Trump castigates the media at every opportunity, calling them “fake news,” and  “enemy of the people,”  but in reality, they are his best friends and most effective … Continue reading

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You’ve Seen One Tree, You’ve Seen Them All

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How the Rich Get Richer

Seeing Trump tax returns is just first step By Charlotte Rampell/ Washington Post/ October 8, 2018   Everyone is shocked, shocked to learn that President Trump amassed his fortune not by the sweat of his brow, but rather the old-fashioned … Continue reading

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Trump, The Koch Brothers and Their War on Climate Science

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Who Can Blame Them?

Nation’s Criminals Ask for F.B.I. Investigation Kavanaugh Just Got By Andy Borowitz/ The New Yorker/ October 5, 2018 Photograph by Chip Somodevilla / Getty WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In the latest controversy to envelop the Supreme Court nominee, criminals across the … Continue reading

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The Slaves Rebel

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 3, 2018 Cartoon by Mr. Fish The only way to end slavery is to stop being a slave. Hundreds of men and women in prisons in some 17 states are refusing to carry out prison … Continue reading

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Unbalanced

published in Monterey Herald, Letters to the Editor, September 1, 2018 Is it right that Donald Trump’s bizarre tweets are considered news and reported on extensively in the corporate news media, yet are never followed by an opposing (Democratic Party) response? Chuck … Continue reading

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Follow the Money

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Not Much of a Maverick

All the gushing praise of Senator John McCain is embarrassing. The man occasionally would say or vote in a courageous way. But when you come right down with it, he was still a reliable Republican, voting the party line far … Continue reading

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How Trump Won the Election-Part 2

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