Illegal immigration is often the result of the abject poverty and violence that people face in their homeland. No wall will fix that, nor stop the influx. The wailing in our country about the “invasion … Read moreA Wall Won’t Fix Immigration
Where is the Democratic Party? The Party of the People is stuck in the status quo — the still-reigning, old-line hierarchy of the Democratic party is unwilling to just be dedicated to, well, to the … Read moreWhat Does the Democratic Party Want?
Trump attacks the Post Office to get back at Bezos Question: If you inject a stream of raw ignorance into a vat of gaseous arrogance, then jolt the mixture with 1,000 megawatts of malevolence… what … Read moreHow Bad Public Policy Happens: eg, Trump’s Attack on the US Post Office
In his unique aerodynamic coif, we can see the president’s entire philosophy of leadership. That’s why we need this detailed analysis of Trump’s hair. Many readers have protested this column’s tiresome history of taking cheap … Read moreTrump’s Hair: An Analysis
One way to restore some fiscal sanity is a “Wall Street Sin Tax.” The moneyed populace is adroit at getting Congress to shift America’s tax burden to workers, consumers, small businesses — anyone but them. … Read moreA Wall Street Sin Tax
Bands of nouveau corporate royalists are today’s Goons in Gucci In the fierce labor wars of the last century, industrial barons employed Pinkertons and other goons to bloody the heads of laborers or simply gun … Read moreGoons in Gucci
The Koch brothers would love to replace majority rule with a new governing order that empowers the owner class. In 1933, a handful of wealthy Wall Streeters were upset that the newly elected president, Franklin … Read morePatience and Secrecy in the Koch Brothers’ Complex Conspiracy
The Donald Trump Circus has many touring productions. Like Cirque de Soleil, the Donald Trump Circus has many touring productions. The Oval Office. The White House. The Cabinet. Both Republican held Houses of Congress. It’s … Read moreCircus Trump Continues to Amaze & Astound!
A fresh “Reclaim the South” movement is emerging In the past year, we’ve seen a burst of audacious political assertiveness coming out of Old Dixie, and I’m not talking about those Trumpeteering, tiki-torch-brandishing, tinhorn KKKers … Read moreThe South is Rising Again
As a lifelong con-man, our plutocrat president* reflexively uses an extra dose of bluster. Why does Donald Trump constantly preface his outlandish lies with such phrases as: “To be honest with you,” “To tell the … Read moreExposing Our ‘Populist’ President as a Naked Plutocrat