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

Week in Politics

VP Debate Well, you know Joe Biden whipped Paul Ryan‘s ass in the debate when the extreme conservative pundits whine this loud. Paul is accustomed to arresting older men who speak out against him in his meetings, he’s skilled at batting his puppy dog eyes at the camera and having his way. Biden masterfully held him to the harsh truth.… Continue reading

Telling It Like It Really Is…

I recently read an article from a former Republican operative who detailed that the most effective strategy the Republicans have used with a Democrat in the white house was to break government. But they’ve been doing this for many years: spend on war, oil and banking while bankrupting Social Security, Medicare, etc. When Americans think that “big wasteful federal government”… 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

For Mom: Top 5 Social Security Myths

Periodically, the wealthy Republicans begin salivating over all of the money in the Social Security system.  They want to dump it into the free market because, as everyone knows, when we privatize non-profit administered funds into a for profit model, the wealthy can get even wealthier.  (I personally believe that’s why the Republics are pushing the “charter school” movement too… Continue reading

How Bad Is the Economy?

I usually hate chain emails that are supposed to be funny but aren’t. But every once in a while one comes along that is hysterical. Here is one: You know the economy is bad when: I ordered a burger at McDonald’s and the kid behind the counter asked, “Can you afford fries with that?” If the bank returns your check… Continue reading