Let’s Just Get It Over With Already: MAGA!

The Republicans are not going to achieve the goals of their “constituents,” MAGA, until: anyone earning over $250,000 a year doesn’t have to pay any taxes at all: federal, state, or local the corporations these people work for or own don’t have to pay any taxes at all: federal, state, or local none of the tax revenue everyone else pays… Continue reading

Women for Both President and VP?

Go Right, Young Man I have remained silent on politics for the entire, tedious nomination process. But now that we have our presumptive candidates, I want to weigh in on politics for just a bit: long enough to make my endorsement. After this, I will attempt to remain silent on the election. If you can’t indulge me my whim, you… Continue reading

Elon Musk: Mind of an Innovator

really enjoy hearing what smart people think, what they say. This week Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, was interviewed on All in with Chris Hayes—two very bright young men making a positive difference in our world. Tesla has recently announced that they will let anyone use their intellectual property, their pattens, free of charge as long as they use… Continue reading

Great Bumper Sticker

Romney’s just a rich, spoiled aristocrat that pays a lower tax rate than teachers, firefighters, and police officers. And what’s even better, he doesn’t really even work for it! He swears that he has paid taxes; though, several important, in-the-know sources say Romney didn’t pay taxes at all for several years while making tens of millions of dollars laying people… Continue reading

When Black Is the New White and White Is the New Black

Some time back I came to an awakening, an epiphany: White is the new black and visa versa! When a politician speaks, I have to run those words through a translator that turns them to the exact opposite to get the truth. The rich are the job creators? Not according to Nick Hanauer, a self described “super-rich” entrepreneur TED presenter… Continue reading

My Absolute Favorite Protest Sign

I love what these 99% people are doing. It’s way past time that the middle class take back this nation:  you know, that weird little “of the people, for the people, and by the people” thing. Of all the protest signs that have emerged, this has been my favorite one: I’ll believe corporations are people when Texas executes one.” It’s… Continue reading

Telling It Like It Really Is…

Is an essential part of reclaiming the conversation. A sign from the OccupyWallStreet movement sweeping the nation makes a meaningful effort to reclaim the spiritual values of the nation:… Continue reading

Class Warfare, Indeed

Here are a few sobering statistics for you: 46.2 million Americans now living in poverty (US Census Bureau‘s annual report on poverty)–the highest in 52 years. (Source) The US has, by far, the most unequal distribution of wealth of any major country on earth. (Source)  We rank close to Botswana! After accounting for inflation, median wages for men between 30… Continue reading