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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 →

Our “Virtuous” Rich

"Donald Trump, addressing criticism that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and others in his Cabinet are too rich, said at an Iowa rally Wednesday that he doesn’t want poor people in charge of the economy. “These are people that are great, brilliant... Continue Reading →

Let Us Pray: The Blasphemy of Religious Opportunism

All around America we see people extraneously praying for things one would think would be too trivial for the attention of a God who has created this amazingly, infinite Universe. We see football players scoring touchdowns and praising the Lord.... 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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