Thursday, April 18, 2019

Underfunding labor & delivery: A national disgrace that discriminates against women’s & babies’ rights...

Is getting born any less of a right than the “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” set piece that buttresses our opening national gambit?

‘Best president’ now really deserves Mt. Rushmore

"So, not only do we individually deserve Mt. Rushmore, the Trump family merits this historic engraving set below: “Trump now, Trump tomorrow, Trump forever.”

Rising politics of intolerance and the need for unity

Division in any form, including nationalism, and competition go against human nature.

Still mandatory: Impeach the vast right-wing conspiracy, not just Trump

Until reactionary Republican malfeasance is exposed and discredited, the USA will remain the most divided, globally dangerous and morally backward of affluent western nations.

It’s a critical time for Progressives.

Where do you stand? Will you help be a part of the solution?

The big cheat of 2018: Corporations make billions in profits, demand tax refunds from...

These captains of American capitalism are brazenly ignoring their responsibility to their own nation, a nation in desperate need of funding for education and infrastructure and job training.

How can America really be exceptional?

Can America still follow its principles of liberty and equality but have a far broader set of free social services (education and healthcare like the fire and police departments)? I think that it can. And if it does, it will have the sort of society that we want – not an oligopoly or crony capitalist one.

Transitional times and the appearance of a new normal

The ‘old normal’ has had its day and is dying.

Presidential candidates should telegraph VP favorites

We only elect twosomes to the White House. Why not learn sooner, not later, what that combo would look like? Frankly, I don’t see much downside – and distinct benefits.

America has already fired Trump

They make him irrelevant. Politics happens around him, despite him. He’s not literally gone, but he might as well be.