I’ll give the Republican party one thing for sure: they know how to manufacture truth out of lies through repetition. They have been doing this effectively for decades. Say whatever you want from multiple sources over and over again, get “on message,” and over time the message is believed by more and more people, especially in a busier and busier… Continue reading
Let’s talk fair and balanced for a minute, because fair and balanced can’t exist right now.
When you see a large bully beating the living hell out of a small kid who has reached the point of being incapable of defending himself, you don’t run up to the fight and ask each side to present their case in any effort… Continue reading
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
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
I was just in Atlanta. On the long flight I read Arianna Huffington‘s new book, Third World America. Now, before my conservative friends go off the deep end, this is not a book about left or right, about Democrat or Republican. This is a book about the assault on the middle class from both parties.
This is a must read… Continue reading
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
Government of the corporations, by the corporations, and for the corporations. Today the Supreme Court (5-4) just handed the Republicans (and a lot of Democrats too) a huge bonus: unfettered access to corporate funding, effectively making a broken political system completely unaccountable the to will of the people.
The legacy of George W. Bush lives on to feast on the… Continue reading