Category: Politics

Save Our Constitution

Corporations already have so much power. But what happens to our democracy when ExxonMobil, the oil baron Koch brothers, Bank of America, and all of Wall Street can spend unlimited amounts to influence a presidential election? We’re about to find…

Comcast Buys FCC?

Outrageous! FCC Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker is leaving the FCC to become a lobbyist for Comcast – just four months after she voted to approve the Comcast-NBC merger.1 This is just the latest – but perhaps most blatant — example…

Joe Lieberman – Now And Then

During the 2004 presidential primary, then Democratic candidate Joe Lieberman said: “And one of the things we will do when we’re one nation is to end the moral outrage of 44 million people without health insurance in the richest country…

Bush’s Sin of Omission

This week President Bush gave a speech at the UN. He declared that the world’s dictatorships should give their people freedom. He mentioned many countries. However, he never once mentioned Communist China. Communist China is one of the most oppressive…

What is the Bush Legacy?

The other day I started thinking about the legacy of George W. Bush. I thought about the terrible loss of life in Iraq; over 600,000 Iraq civilians and over 3,000 US military personnel to-date since we toppled Saddam Hussein’s regime.…

America Isn’t America Anymore

There was a time, not too long ago, when there was a country called the Sweet Land of Liberty. In those days, before September 11, 2001, the name of the United States represented many wonderful things. Things like liberty and…