Some Current News in Pictures

I put this one at the top because the president is dead spot on! I would grouse very little about how disgusting I have come to find “religious” endeavor in this country if the religious mouthpieces at the national microphone would just shut up and live by whatever twisted, ancient writings they wished to live by and stopped trying to… 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

A Powerful and Persuasive Speaker

She makes horse sense and has a clear presentation style. I don’t know where Elizabeth Warren stands on any other issues, but I’m now listening! Her content is on target and her delivery is persuasive. Obviouly, with her background, she’s smart and articulate. Listen for yourself. How we got into this hole: $1 trillion in tax cuts for the super… Continue reading

Happy Independence Day Weekend!

[dropcap]H[/dropcap]appy Independence Day! In 1776 the early American settlers obtained independence from religious and government tyranny. A nation was born—a place where people mattered: well, at least the white, wealthy, male, protestant people who owned land mattered. In these 235 years basically the only thing that has changed is who is perpetrating the tyranny. This nation still suffers from religious… Continue reading