Friday, October 18, 2019

Sanders the Squishy Socialist Should Ax Bogus Label

Bernie Sanders, by any classic measure, is a lousy socialist who should jettison this inflammatory, injurious misnomer. Does embracing “socialism” -- an open-ended, domestic land mine -- not diminish his brilliant career, his growing national esteem and jaw-dropping campaign explosion? If winning the nomination is the goal, then why deliver a flaming torch to every scornful interviewer, partisan Republican, or Hillary defender so they can light up the night sky?

Five ways to empower voters now

Not voting can have dire consequences; the collateral damage is all around us. About 60% of eligible U.S. voters...

Andergachew Tsige, Ethiopian Brutality, British Apathy

At what point, does neglect in the face of injustice and abuse become complicity? If a Government allows illegal detention and the violation of international justice to take place and says and acts not, are they not guilty in aiding and abetting such actions?

SCOTUS: Saving the Republic or the Republicans?

The Supreme Court's decision not to repeal the Affordable Care Act was “good news for the Republican Party, who were facing the prospect of being responsible for those millions losing their coverage." Now they won't look so bad.

Why Wages Won’t Rise

The key strategy of the nation’s large corporations and financial sector has been to prevent wages from rising. And if you didn't already notice, corporations and Wall Street are calling the shots.

South Carolina Removes Confederate Flag. Can It Remove Spiritual Illness of Racial Discrimination?

South Carolina has voted to remove the Confederate Flag. But in a state riddled with injustice and racial difference, this is just the first step to what is going to be a long road.

The Year Iraq Ceased to Exist: Will It Ever Again?

Most likely the Sunni Arabs will be brought back under Baghdad’s sway, but Kurdistan has disappeared except on paper. Can Iraq be put back together?

Newly Released Emails Reveal the Hillary You (Still) Don’t Know

Hillary Clinton has recently turned over thousands of emails to he State Department and many of them only discuss daily menial issues. When was she discussing weightier decisions? Was she already thinking ahead, and wanted to remain mysterious about her true opinions on matters, so only communicated on big issues via telephone?

A Thumping Cruz-a-palooza

The more Ted Cruz campaigns for the 2016 presidential nomination the more we see he fabricates facts to "foment fear among the fringiest right-wingers." While he's calling for "a time for truth," he can't even imagine the truth.
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Divided Supreme Court hears landmark LGBTQ workplace discrimination case

The Supreme Court is expected to hand down its decision in the three cases by early next summer.