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Monthly Archives: May 2014

It’s Friday, Ya Bastids!


Today between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. I am not to be disturbed. I will be sitting down during that time to tune in to the final broadcast of The Randi Rhodes Show. I know, I know; let the snarky comments commence. Randi who? I thought she already quit. She’s still on the air? I […]

The Middle Class is not ‘Normal’


Editor’s Note: I do not normally lift entire opinion columns and reprint them here. However, I find the following to have been so important and compelling that I think it’s worth pushing the limits of fair use. I just don’t want to lose track of the points Thom Hartmann makes here. Just so you know, […]

Shinseki – Sterling


Eric Shinseki has served since 2009 as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Many of us remember him fondly as the then Army Chief of Staff what testified to the Senate during the run-up to the invasion of a then-sovereign Iraq that Iraq post-invasion would require “something in the order of several hundred thousand soldiers.” This […]

That Deficit Spending Bullshit


The big lie told over and over again becomes truth. This was an observation of Herman Goebbels, and a lesson learned well by Ronnie Raygun, Roger Ailes and their heirs commanding the current right wing lie machine. The biggest and most effective of the Raygunner’s many lies is the mythic evil of deficit spending.  This […]