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 Federal Budget Proposal

I’m simple minded, really. So here’s my budget proposal in broad strokes: Tax the wealthy people the same way they were taxed when I was a child:  no more, no less. End the wars.  No, now.  We are not the world’s police force. Slash the non-personnel related defense department budget (which has soared) to pre 2001 levels. Slash other  “security”… Continue reading