Saturday, September 22, 2018

More and War

So many tax dollars have been spent on the further militarization of the country. We no longer have the slightest idea what life might be like if, instead of 17 significant intelligence outfits, we had just two of them, or even one.

The world according to Trump

The world according to Trump is becoming increasingly dangerous, in part because we are not doing our job.

Economy adds 213,000 jobs in June, unemployment edges up to 4.0 percent

The average hourly wage in manufacturing rose just 1.7 percent in the last year.

Politics be Damned! Unity demands more.

The only barrier to anarchy is respect for every member of our society.

Candidates backing Medicare For All come out victorious in primaries

Candidates supporting Medicare For All are beating their party-backed opponents in both red and blues states.

The capitalist manifesto: Let poor people die

Market-happy illusionists keep spouting nonsense about a healthy economy built on today's capitalism.
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Intercept report reveals Senate ignored federal court employees willing to testify against Kavanaugh

A new report from Ryan Grim for The Intercept has revealed that attorney Cyrus Sanai tried multiple times to reach out to Senators Charles Grassley and Dianne Feinstein on behalf of federal court employees also willing to speak out against Kavanaugh.

Nice people make the best Nazis: The moral bankruptcy of silent Trump voters

Trump’s many spoken bigotries were not a deal-breaker for the silent majority of ‘nice’ supporters. That is the true disgrace.

Human Rights Watch and FIFA test Middle East fallout of Trump’s election

The rise of Mr. Trump potentially throws a monkey wrench into Middle Eastern politics, the fallout of which is uncertain.

Independence Day Delusions

However we interpret the concept, we may not be as "free" as we're led to believe.