The racism ,class warfare & theft of wealth behind austerity

    Republicans have been using propaganda  to promote a racist agenda. A phony concern about voter fraud has been used to promote voter ID laws and voter role purges to disenfranchise African American voters. Similarly, a phony concern about budget deficits is being used to sabotage the economy  to damage President Obama’s legacy and […]

Delusion and Negligence: The Two-Party System in the U.S.

With Twitter, texting, and hundreds of cable stations surrounding me, my goal last night was a Herculean one: Avoid at all costs the waste that was the so-called presidential debates. I’ve now crested the first half of a century and am sliding into whatever portion of the second half this existence allows me. On the […]

The American Federation for Children is not for children it is for reactionaries in Wisconsin and beyond

From Larry Miller’s blog: The American Federation for Children (AFC), led by Betty DeVos, is spending money on Milwaukee’s present legislative races. The American Federation for Children spent $1.5 million helping Republicans during this year’s recall elections. That includes some $900,000 that it spent to help Scott Walker fend off Tom Barrett’s challenge. The American […]

Does anyone else see the irony?

Did anyone else see the irony in today’s news?  I listened to five minutes on why the Republicans passed restrictions on voting in Florida.  One of those restrictions was to limit the “early voting.”  Early voting allows working people to vote without missing work.  Other restrictions made it harder to register people to vote.  What […]

Our Next $680 Billion Dollar Bail-Out

AND, they don’t even need it. Yesterday I wrote about how the top 2-5% are stealing your money and your jobs.   Today Paul Krugman discussed the new $680 billion bail out that the Republicans are about to push through again.  If you do not want to write a $3,000,000 check to the 120,000 people in […]