Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Washington Generals (Part 2)

  How can the Democratic Party effectively oppose Trump and get back into power after they’ve lost over a thousand seats nation-wide since 2008? Oh, I know. Maybe former Vice-President Joe Biden, a Democrat, can show up at a swanky Deer … Continue reading

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Mittens

Mitt Romney is deeply upset with the lack of civility by Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, and is threatening another run for president if things don’t improve. “Romney himself has become one of Trump’s most vocal detractors inside the party. … Continue reading

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“Corporations are people, my friend,”

Political/economy is who gets what, and who pays the price. We forget this adage at our own peril. The wealthy and the corporations they own have captured our government and are imposing on us the policies that benefit them. Contrary … Continue reading

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The Takers

A People’s History of the United States, by historian Howard Zinn enrages conservatives. For good reason, the controversial retelling of American history depicts an early republic founded on genocide. Former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, now President of Purdue University, reflects the sentiment … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back–Continued…

The recent election was quite illuminating in understanding neo-feudalism. There’s always been a tension inherent in the vision of America democracy.   On one hand are the Jeffersonians who see democracy as the natural trajectory. On the other hand, are the … Continue reading

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How it Works

You’ve heard me pontificate about propaganda enough, that I think a real life example is in order. My wife, a health care worker, is sick and tired of co-workers and patients referring to the Affordable Care Act as Obamacare. And, … Continue reading

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Bad Bet

Today on the Washington Post web site Ezra Klein interviews Chrystia Freeland, author of The Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else. During the interview Chrystia makes an amazing claim about the super … Continue reading

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