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Explaining the Election of Trump By Someone Smarter and More Eloquent Than I Am

I read this article this morning and was blown away by the fact that Professor Giroux had expressed so much that I have tried to say over the last five years in hundred of thousands of words. That he did... Continue Reading →

The Federal Reserve is a Capitalist Con Game and Economics Enables It

From the Washington Post 6/14/2017: The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter-point Wednesday, the third such increase in six months and a message of confidence in the strengthening of the U.S. economy. The increase, which brought... Continue Reading →

What Are Republicans Afraid of On Healthcare?

The hypocrisy of the Republican Senate Leadership as they work in secret to produce a healthcare bill that will affect one sixth of our Federal Budget,  is rampant.  Bernie Sanders took to the Senate floor to ask and answer the... Continue Reading →

If WE Want to Win Back Our Country We Must Understand Who WE Are

If the election of Donald Trump and Republican Control of Congress is to serve as a "wake-up" call to those on the Left Wing of American politics, then our response must come with an understanding of who WE are and... Continue Reading →

Proof That the NRA is a Racist Organization Hiding Behind the Constitution

The truth is that the National Rifle Association (NRA), is not an organization whose sole interest is protecting the right of all American people to bear arms.  The NRA is an Ultra-Right Wing Organization, supported by the gun industry and... Continue Reading →

How Can You Have a Democracy When Almost Half the Voters Don’t Vote?

Politicians and Pundits constantly bandy around the word "democracy" when referring to our country. They are trying to make the point that we are somehow more exceptional than other nations,  because ours is a country where the will of the... Continue Reading →

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