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TrumPutin moving forward, democracy declines

Without an impeachment, without a serious overhaul of enforced voting rights and a return to safeguarded paper ballots, we will continue to watch the erosion and destruction of this 241-year experiment in freedom.

How the idea of personal liberty is quickly fading away

The world is changing far too quickly for people to get used to it, and the rate of expansion isn’t slowing down. No one can keep track, at least not alone.

Have a blessed military industrial empire!

To sit back and rely on 'blessing' each other or wait for this two party system to come to our aid....

Why war? Building on the legacy of Einstein, Freud and Gandhi

If we want to end war, we must halt the adult war against children as a priority.

Yes, we can fix the ACA

The winning solution is Medicare for All.

Working stiffs: Stop celebrating the super rich!!!

In this new Gilded Age of our current Military Industrial Empire the amount of wealth for many individuals is astounding.

A round-up of responses to terrorism more graceful than the president’s

Responding to outbursts of violence in a reasoned and rational way must be one of our highest priorities.

Trump channels Nero

Our descendants will thank us and curse the greedy grabber polluters. 

Trump escalates his war on the media; viciously attacks Americans’ social safety net

Trump is well on his way to becoming today’s version of President Richard Nixon.

It’s a scam

The irony is obvious - taking money from the taxpaying public to destroy a vital public institution that, unlike charter schools, must take all comers.

Fear strikes AT, not OUT!

Fear always translates into anger which can translate into violence. Thus, it can never strike out, only ‘strike AT!’

Truth or delusion?

Living the truth on a daily basis is a tough road. And it will never come without cost. But living in the comfort of delusion, rather than taking action, is the path of cowards.

They stole his safety net!!

The new Trump/Republican health care bill will see to it that many of the very foolish people who stood on the street corners, or carry his stickers on their cars and trucks, will one day be shocked when they or their relatives can no longer get into a nursing home via Medicaid.

Think Trump’s border vetting tactics won’t affect you? Think again.

What we’re left with, is an administration operating with the logic of a frat boy who’s just realized his one-night stand was, in fact, a life-changing event.

Trump kleptocracy

Since our “leaders” seem incapable, we will need to lead ourselves, it appears. This is our democracy and we want it back.

International collaboration to end violence

Can we do it? If we do not try, we will never know.

In God (and Trump) we trust… With monster bombs!!

I just don't think he blessed that Monster Bomb or all the other WMDs that your tax money is paying for... instead of better roads, infrastructure, health care...

Mad bombers just so 20th century

Help us impeach this Tweeting Nuclear Option—and for Trump the nuclear option is not REPEAT NOT a metaphor.

“Enemies foreign and domestic”

As a nation, as a people, Americans must come to grips with what is underway and decide what kind of country this is and what it is going to become before the dystopian tide overwhelms us.

2017 Amerika: A new Reich?

We know the Democrats will trumpet a woman’s right to choose, and gay rights, and even a more liberal immigration policy. Yet, when it comes to the meat and potato issues there is little or no difference between the two parties.

EPA, national clean energy progression over nearly 50 years

Each renewable investment and green energy company initiative represents a milestone in the journey to a cleaner environment.

Death. Readiness is all

If it were better understood dying would no longer be dreaded as it so often is.

Cassius was correct

How many Amerikans, like the good Germans in 1940, cheered the carpet bombing of Iraq, and the subsequent invasion?

Why do some men rape?

You need a lot of empathy and the capacity to nistel to address violence in this context meaningfully and effectively.

The Anti-Empire Report #149

So why then does the American power elite hate Putin so? It can be dated back to the period of Boris Yeltsin.