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We the people have for too long been under the spell of the big business propaganda machine – which has convinced the American people to vote against their best interests through… [continue reading →]
The recent mass shooting in Connecticut is a tragic reminder of the consequences of America’s love affair with guns. The despicable reaction of the NRA to put more guns in schools could not be a worse “solution.” The reality is … Continue reading
Anyone doubt that government spending is good for the economy? Ask yourself, When was America’s economy the strongest? Answer, the 1950s. Why was America’s economy strongest in the 1950s? America’s economy crashed in the late 1920s as a result of … Continue reading
In spite of the news media’s obsessive focus on bad news, Americans are actually better off today than ever before, except for one thing… we aren’t happy. Much of the cause of this unhappiness comes from being influenced by the … Continue reading
How did it ever come to this – our tax dollars funding private schools? Thomas Jefferson would be turning in his grave! I cannot even begin to fathom how anyone supports this idea – other than out of personal greed. … Continue reading
Today, I made a small contribution to President Obama’s reelection campaign and entered the drawing to have dinner with the President. I urge you to do the same at https://donate.barackobama.com/page/contribute/o2012-dinner-with-barack-march There was a request to share with the President my … Continue reading
We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. – Native American Proverb The number one responsibility of any government is for the children – for future generations. Whatever disagreements politicians may have in … Continue reading
NEVER let the Right Wing wave the flag, misquote Jefferson, distort Jesus’ message of love and kindness toward all, and then claim the high ground of patriotism! True patriotism is a liberal virtue! Thomas Jefferson was what we today call … Continue reading
I am shocked, but I can’t say surprised, by how widespread the resistance by the right-wing to mandatory immunization has become. Probably few reading this article can personally remember when polio was a public health menace, but I can. The … Continue reading
What is the difference between Mitt Romney and a sperm cell? The sperm cell has a one-in-a-million chance of becoming a human being. How can you tell when Mitt Romney is lying? His lips are moving. What is the difference … Continue reading
Mitt Romney just released his tax returns. He made $45 million and paid only 13.7% in taxes.