There is a remarkable parallel today between the Republican party and the NAZI party of the 1930s.
Well, Republicans, are you embarrassed yet? As I write this (Wednesday evening) it seems that a last minute budget agreement has been reached. In the process of doing this, the world has seen that some of the US House of Representatives is so irresponsible that they might not care if a default happened. The really […]
Roughly 50% of the American population could be classified as “white”. The other half are a mixture of Latinos, Blacks, Asians, etc. If you are a politician, presumably you want to be able to produce results for all of your constituents. There is no question that you would be destroyed if you developed policies that […]
Ever since President Obama won his second term with the tea baggers suffering some loses, it appears that a number of people are signing petitions asking that their state be allowed to leave the United States. Now, if you consider that our population of the United States is over 311 Million people, the number of […]
Regarding the recent election, I could not reach a decision with which I was comfortable. Did President Obama win a close election or was it a landslide? Needless to say, if we looked at the electoral votes it was a landslide. If we look at the popular vote it was close. What do we […]
I felt sure that Mitt Romney would win. Everything that I read pointed to an outcome just the opposite, but I am an extreme pessimist. I really didn’t believe that Obama would win until, well, he won. Now, realistically, the polls, particularly Nate Silver’s in the New York Times did predict an Obama victory with […]
Over the past 3-½ years President Obama has proposed a number of measures to put people back to work. In every case, the Republicans have thwarted the efforts. When bad job numbers have been announced, Republicans have been quite pleased — and have made no secret of their joy. Recently, some better numbers came out […]