Monthly Archives: September 2014

Criticism instead of Cowboyism

Criticism instead of Cowboyism:  Good nations need organizing principles like, “Don’t do stupid stuff.” It is incredible how we can get it wrong so often: Ike backed CIA regime change that brought us the Ayatollahs. Kennedy’s Bay of Pigs almost … Continue reading

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Better off today than six years ago

Better off today than six years ago:  10 million new jobs have been added since the Great Republican Recession lost 2 million in 2009; 54 months of the longest private sector growth streak in American history. Autoworkers are assembling almost … Continue reading

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Why are Republicans in Congress afraid to act?

Why are Republicans in Congress afraid to act?  In August, 2013, the President asked Congress to approve bombing chemical weapons in Syria. Congress did not debate the issue and did not offer any solutions, it simply did not respond. Fortunately … Continue reading

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Conservatives Court Corruption

Conservatives Court Corruption                                                                                     Running for office costs money. For the past century, Congress has investigated anything (if not everything) that appears to involve corruption of campaign financing. Since Roberts, SCOTUS has ruled that corporations are people, money is speech, and … Continue reading

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