Politics

Everything is political. Oh what a tangled we weave when politics gets involved.

Everything is political.

  • 1 percent now owns more than at any time in the past 50 years April 24, 2018
    The top 20 percent of hoeholds own 90 percent of the stuff in America Their average net worth? $3 million. That leaves jt 10 percent of the pie for the remaining 80 percent of the populace. The American top 1 percent gobble up twice as much (40 percent) as the top 1 percent in ...
  • Why are The Stoneman Douglas Students So Good At This? Their School Actually Educated Them. March 4, 2018
    “The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned to class Wednesdaymorning two weeks and moral centuries after a tragic mass shooting ended the lives of 17 classmates and teachers. Sen. Marco Rubio marked their return by scolding them for being “infected” with “arrogance” and “boasting.” The Florida legislature marked their return by enacting a $67 million program to ...
  • Trump’s former White House adviser coincidentally sold off all of his steel-related stocks last week March 3, 2018
    On Thursday white supremacist in chief Donald Trump annoucned that he would be announcing tariffs on steel and aluminum sometime soon. One of the many swamp creatures Donald Trump invited into the was billionaire investor Carl Icahn—who became Trump’s “special adviser on regulatory matters” at the beginning of Trump’s term in office. For Icahn that meant ...
  • Krugman: Congratulations America, You’ve Been Scammed. March 3, 2018
    So you go out for dinner with a wealthy acquaintance. “I’ll take care of everything,” he says, and orders you a hamburger. Then he orders himself an expensive steak and a bottle of wine, which he doesn’t share. And when the waiter comes with the check, he points at you and says, “Charge it to ...
  • Gullibility October 15, 2017
    Imagine for a moment being so gullible that you could actually the following things: That Trump is a Christian in any meaningful sense at all, or cares even the tiniest little bit about religion and morality. That there was actually some sort of plot to stop people from saying Merry Christmas. That Trump has reversed that reality ...
  • How ordinary people made Charlottesville possible Augt 21, 2017
    the tragedy that took place in Charlottesville last weekend could not have occurred without the tacit acceptance of millions of ordinary, -abiding Americans who helped create such a racially explosive climate.  it’s the ordinary people — the voters who elected a reality TV star with a record of making racially insensitive comments, the people who ...
  • BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU June 13, 2017
    “It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.  In small clumsy letters he wrote: April 4th, 1984. He sat back. A sense of complete helplessness had descended upon him. To begin with, he did not know with any certainty that this was 1984. It mt be round about that ...
  • Trumpcare Has Lowered Health Insurance Costs Already!! May 29, 2017Trumpcare Has Lowered Health Insurance Costs Already!!
    All I can say to this is Oh My !!!   If this is the level of intelligence of the voters there is no hope for this country. a woman in Tennessee who is praising Trumpcare–which hasn’t even been voted on or put in effect–for lowering the cost of health insurance in her family. Charla McComic told ...
  • Why Trump’s Montana “Great Win” Might Be A Very Short Lived One May 29, 2017
    Unreal: They think he was set up. They think the media had it coming. They don’t care that he lied, it doesn’t matter that he lied, or they have been ignoring anyone that would dare print the truth about that lie, according to CNN: “We whole-heartedly support Greg. We love him,” said Karen Screnar, a ...
  • Rachel Maddow Fans May 29, 2017
    There are a lot of people who sat out the election becae they didn’t like the choices they had to chose from. Now there are a lot of people who are , well he is president, we can ride this out. He will learn how to be president as he performs the duty of office. ...
  • Being “better than” is not sufficient May 27, 2017
    Being “better than” is not sufficient A Kaiser Health News article titled “Preexisting Conditions And Continuo Coverage: Key Elements Of Bill” lays out the pitfalls that the Trumpcare snake oil salespeople are peddling. The following anecdote from the article is probative. Before he was diagnosed with head and neck cancer in 2015, Anthony Kinsey often went without health insurance. He ...
  • there are no facts anymore May 27, 2017
    The bottom line is that most of the people in this country cannot distinguish between a fact and an opinion. If some that the low information trogolodytes have imbued with authority, such as our Orange Prophet president says something, that becomes concrete, indelible fact in these peoples’ “minds,” no matter how prepostero the assertion might ...
  • Segregation by another name May 27, 2017
    Segregation by another name a Trump administration plan to cut $10.6 billion from federal education initiatives, according to budget documents obtained by The Washington Post. The administration would channel part of the savings into its top priority: school choice. It seeks to spend about $400 million to expand charter schools and vouchers for private and religio schools, ...
  • Republicans Push Legislation to Lower Border Patrol Hiring Standards May 27, 2017
    HR 2213, which would allow Ctoms and Border Protection (CBP) to waive the polygraph test for certain new hires, a Senate committee holds a hearing on their version of the bill – the Boots on the Border Act authored by Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) The budget proposed by the on Tuesday includes $2.6 billion ...
  • The life and death of the Seth Rich conspiracy theory – The Washington Post May 27, 2017
    When Seth Rich’s Gmail account received an alert this week from Mega.com, attempting to start a new account on a site created by the New Zea-based Internet binessman and convicted hacker Kim Dotcom, his family knew that something was off. A conspiracy theory that began on pro-President Trump message boards — a theory that Rich was ...

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