Populism is the continuation of America’s democratic revolution If a political pollster asked whether I consider myself a conservative or a liberal, I’d answer, “No.” Not to be cute — I have a bit of … Read morePopulism is Not About Mobs, Anti-Government Rants or Opinion Polls
‘Orwellian Obedience is Ordered to be Ordinarily Observed,’ says first Tenet via Trump Tweet. “We’re going to win so much, you’ll get sick of winning,” begins a statement released today by Kellyanne Conway, Donald Trump’s … Read moreTotalitarian Tenets to be Tenaciously Tendered via Trump Tweet
A sincere attempt to reach those who voted for Trump, by speaking like Donald Trump. In a bow to our supposed new President, I submit this missive attempting to recreate the style of communicating that … Read moreA Message for Trump’s Minions Worded in the Vernacular They Understand Best
“The candidate with the most money wins — no need for messy voting!” — David Koch, explaining the new system, already in place. “Americans are tired of the whole election voting process,” said David Koch, … Read moreOligarchs: ‘End Formality of Voting, Just Let Us Bid on Candidates’
Do we have a democracy, or an oligarchy? There are a lot of reasons for the lopsided results Tuesday, none of them good. Huge dark money expenditures, smearing candidates (and issues) with lies and innuendo, … Read moreOligarchy, or Just the Best Democracy Money Can Buy?
Guest Editorial: Let’s work together to reform our democracy and make it work. By Victoria Collier and Ben Zion-Ptashnik. Copyright, Truthout.org. Reprinted with permission. (A guest editorial — not fake news or satire! This article, … Read moreA National Call to Link Arms for Democracy
The staggering income inequality levels we’ve reached are bad enough, but are we becoming an oligarchy? Income inequality has become a big issue lately, and that’s a good thing. For too long we have simply … Read moreStumbling Toward Oligarchy?
In an effort to be more transparent, corporate-owner logos will now be worn in Congress, NASCAR-style. WASHINGTON, DC – Speaker of the House John Boehner announced today that Congress would be transitioning into its “now … Read moreCongress to Dispense with Pretense, Transition to Wholly-Owned Corporate Subsidiary