DID TEACHERS' UNION FUND COLOMBIAN TERRORISTS?

By guest blogger George Thompson Just as the mainstream media ramped up anti-terrorism fear to justify invading Iraq and Afghanistan, the same could be said of the campaign to generate distrust of teachers’ unions in order to justify further privatization in both the US and Canada. Indeed, as the main opponent of privatization, teachers’ unions […]

Need to Reestablish Seperation of Power in DC

No other nation has been more concerned about the segmentation of governmental power than the United States. The Founding Fathers fractured it in innumerable ways. They asserted that all power derives from the consent of the governed, the federal and state constitutions act as distribution grids —apportioning authority between the federal government and the fifty […]

OBAMA: ALMOST ONE YEAR ASSESSMENT

“He gave billions to Wall Street, cracked down on illegal immigrants getting health care, and he’s sending 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan….He may go down in history as our greatest Republican president.” — Jay Leno, summing up Obama’s first eleven months in office. After eleven months in office, Barack Obama has hardly revolutionized – or […]

Venezuela/Colombia War Threat Escalates

Tensions have heightened at the Venezuela/Columbia border, and the war threat has escalated. The Venezuelan ambassador to Columbia, Gustavo Marquez, warns that “there is a pre-war situation in the entire region”.