Category Archives: politics

The Oppression of the Supermajority

By Tim Wu/ New York Times/ March 5, 2019 We are told that America is divided and polarized as never before. Yet when it comes to many important areas of policy, that simply isn’t true. About 75 percent of Americans … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We?

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Do We Want Normal?

Go Back to Normal After Trump? No Thanks By Alex Kingsbury/ NY Times Editorial/ March 1,2019   At the end of his eloquent remarks concluding a hearing where the president was accused of multiple crimes by his former attorney, Representative … Continue reading

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Lynchings, KKK? In 2019?

Alabama newspaper editor calls on KKK to lynch Democrats BBC/ February 19, 2019 The editor and publisher of a local paper in Alabama is under fire for penning an editorial calling for mass lynchings by the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). … Continue reading

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Everyone Has Fallen for the Lies About Venezuela By Lee Camp/ Truthdig/ February 19, 2019   There are three things I know for sure in this fanciful, sometimes inglorious experience we call life: You will never have a safety pin … Continue reading

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Does Your Vote Matter?

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Who Does Government Serve?

By Paul Craig Roberts/ OpEdNews.com/ February 14, 2019 Whose interests are served when Pelosi sells out health care and Pompeo sells out peace? :::::::: Nancy Pelosi The US health system is the most high cost and dysfunctional health care system … Continue reading

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Governor Northam: Don’t Resign!

By Arlen Grossman It appears I must be the only progressive Democrat around who thinks Governor Ralph Northam deserves to stay in office. It appears most Democrats are leaping over each other to pile onto Governor Northam and demand that … Continue reading

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Freefall Economy

The US is on the edge of the economic precipice – Trump may push it over By Robert Reich/ The Guardian/ December 23, 2018 On Friday, Donald Trump said: “We are totally prepared for a very long shutdown.” It was … Continue reading

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$21 Trillion–Poof! It’s Gone.

The Pentagon Failed Its Audit Amid a $21 Trillion Scandal (Yes, Trillion) By Lee Camp/ Truthdig/ December 18, 2018 New York Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was ruthlessly attacked recently, and I feel a bit responsible. I might have accidentally tainted her … Continue reading

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