Category Archives: Republican Party

POST-TRUTH AMERICA

GEORGE SANTOS AND AMERICAN POLITICS Letters to Editor, Monterey Herald, January 31, 2023 It baffles me that there is so much fuss about Rep. George Santos and his total disregard of facts and reality. Political commentators and late-night comics are … Continue reading

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A Media Ceiling is about to Fall In On Democrats

Wealthy partisans aligned with the GOP are going for that Hispanic vote in a big, big way. They intend to use the same tools that have turned state after state reliably red since the 1980s: radio & TV By Thom … Continue reading

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The Democrats Will Probably Lose the Midterms, Because Our Society Is Falling Apart BYLIZA FEATHERSTONE/ Jacobin/ November 2, 2022 The Democrats are too beholden to the rich, and they face structural obstacles that are too daunting, to address the profound … Continue reading

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BRACE YOURSELF–FASCISM IS COMING TO AMERICA

BY ARLEN GROSSMAN Published as a “trending story” in dailykoz.com, October 25, 2022 https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2131047/editwith over 135 comments. Published at opednews.com, October 27, 2022 (headline) Americans know very little about fascism. Most of us aren’t familiar with this dystopian form of … Continue reading

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America Chooses: Semi-Democracy or Fascism

BY ARLEN GROSSMAN (Published at OpEdNews.com, Sept 1 2022, and was their #1 headlined article for six days with over 3300 views) In just a couple of months, Americans will cast an important vote. If we make the wrong choice, … Continue reading

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HOW PUTIN–AND TRUMP–RUINED AMERICA

By Arlen Grossman/ OpEdNews/ June 23, 2022 (This is a revised version of a previously published commentary on DailyKos, June 5 ) One reason Russian President Vladimir Putin felt confident he could swiftly conquer Ukraine was likely because of his … Continue reading

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America May Be Broken Beyond Repair

By Michelle Goldberg/ /New York Times/ May 27, 2022 In an ad released last year, Blake Masters, a leading candidate in Arizona’s Republican Senate primary, cradles a semiautomatic weapon. “This is a short-barreled rifle,” he said, ominous music playing in … Continue reading

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What you need to know about the anti-democracy movement

Who’s funding it, why it’s inspired by Viktor Orban, and what it aims to achieve By RobertReich/ RobertReich.substack.com / May 19, 2022 Decades ago, America’s wealthy backed a Republican establishment that believed in fiscal conservatism, anti-communism, and constitutional democracy. But … Continue reading

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The Last Days of American Democracy?

By Arlen Grossman Published in OpEdNews.com/ May 20, 2022 Published in DailyKoz.com/ May 22, 2022 The political situation in this country is precarious, especially amidst a worldwide trend favoring autocracy over democracy. Conditions here will worsen if the Democrats aren’t … Continue reading

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How Can America Avoid the Bloodshed & Chaos of Civil War? There is an active movement within the United States trying to start a civil war — and we have two and a half years before the 2024 election to … Continue reading

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