Friday, July 30, 2021

TPP: The Devil’s in the Details

The TPP is a massive trade and investment agreement that dwarfs, but does not replace, NAFTA in its scope.

A Few Great Fun Ways In Which You Can Protect the Environment

There is no real reason why you could not have a lot of fun while you protect the environment and you play your part in making the world a better place for the future generations.

Clinton NEVER!

“Bill Maher, in claiming that only minor differences exist between the two, is either inexcusably ignorant, or more probably, simply bloviating the views of the Hollywood elites of which he is a card-carrying member.”

“Whore” IS Sexist; Just Consider Hillary “Raw Sewage”

“Best of all, no one who unfavorably compares both major parties’ front-running candidates to raw sewage can reasonably be accused of sexism. Or bad taste.”

Lord Trumpismo, Pace ‘Ozymandias’

How the mighty do fall, and how the fake mighty fall, often amidst high comedy -- with a whimper, not a bang. A little fun skewering the Donald. The good news is he won't appreciate the joke.

Libertarians’ False Assumptions about Economics

“There exists overwhelming empirical evidence that the increase inequality of wealth produces, in itself, a happier and more peaceful society.”

An Open Letter to the People of West Papua

“We have recently been discussing your ongoing courageous struggle to liberate yourselves from more than 100 years of occupation, first by the Netherlands, briefly and brutally by Japan during World War II, and now by Indonesia.”

Militant MadAmerika

“In her great piece, Sara Gray makes the connection between kids playing at 'first person shooter games' and being in live combat. She explains how these kinds of games desensitize heavy players to images of violence- thus, isn't it easy to imagine shooting someone in real life when you spend all day simulating shooting someone?”

Charles Krauthammer: America’s Conservative Voice

“Charles Krauthammer’s conservative ideological outlook is every bit as destructive as Trump’s “ethnonationalist populism.” The reality is that Krauthammer’s conservatism has been the guiding light of the U.S. economy since its inception and produced a history of continual booms and busts, the latter coming as ever deeper and prolonged depressions.”

U.S. Now Overtly at War Against Russia

“Russia is not expanding to NATO’s borders; NATO is expanding to Russia’s borders. The baldness of the Western lie to the contrary is an insult to Westerners’ intelligence.”