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US Combat CONTINUES in Afghanistan

Not too long ago, President Obama announced that the US combat mission in Afghanistan "has ended". Like many of his utterances, this one also proved to be untrue. It wasn't long after the announcement that the NYT reported this: Obama...Show More Summary

Obama's Orwellian Use of Cognitive Dissonance

Cognitive Dissonance is the uncomfortable feeling caused by holding two contradictory ideas in your mind simultaneously. It causes people to change their beliefs or behaviors, or to somehow justify the contradictory order to achieve some peace of mind. Show More Summary

KUDOS to the New Leader of Greece!

Congratulations, Greece! Your new leader is a guy who is telling the Neoliberals to go to hell. Every country, including the USA, needs just such a person.Via the IMF, and/or central banks, and/or other mega banks, Neoliberals at the...Show More Summary

Comic-Tragic SOTU Address and GOP Response v=Pw_AAzS-dZI I find this very funny...and tragic... at the same time. It's my critique of Obama's State of the Union Address and the response by Senator Ernst. Not just my opinion. Be Well

My disquiet at liberty without obligation to others

I have made it clear that I view a common culture as vital to any sort of functioning society that can maintain a separate existence to the state. A real society has a specific religious heritage that influences culture and … Continue reading ?

Guantanamo, Exceptionalism, Neoliberals, and the Feds

In 1898, our Gov't stole Guantanamo at gunpoint. That was during the time when "we" were "saving" various parts of the world from............................ Spain. In 1903, Cuba essentially was forced (at gunpoint) to sign a perpetual lease, one of the terms being that our Gov't was to pay Cuba $2,000 a year... Show More Summary


Not long ago, the NYT Editorial Board came to the conclusion that Obama's ISIS War is unconstitutional. They are correct; there is no question whatsoever about that. Violating the U.S. Constitution is an impeachable offense. Unfortunately...Show More Summary

High-Ranking Repubs & Dems: Keep Spitting on the Constitution

That way, soon it will be so soaked in sputum that you'll be able to tear it up and throw it away much more easily. You've all been spitting on it for so many decades that most of you have a fairly good aim by now, so perhaps before long it simply will dissolve of its own accord... Show More Summary

The Whole Political Spectrum is Wrong RE the Constitution - WHY?

From Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution...(in the war-making clause)--- [The following is one of the duties of CONGRESS. Article I enumerates the responsibilities of both Houses of Congress]--- "...make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water". Show More Summary

Going Galt on Politically Correct Hiring

One reason libertarians oppose "anti-discrimination" employment laws is because they pressure employers to hire by quota rather than by ability. To avoid government prosecution for "discriminatory" employment practices, employers seek a "diverse" workforce, balanced along racial, ethnic, and sexual lines, irrespective of talent or ability. Show More Summary

Why the USA is a Soft FASCIST State

Some would say that I should omit the word "soft". I leave it in place because we still have a considerable amount of Freedom here... although, that is changing fairly rapidly. The so-called Right thinks we still have a Republic as our form of government; the so-called Left thinks we still have a Democracy. Show More Summary

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My YouTube Channel

I've begun posting short talks on YouTube... dealing with topics such as Neoliberalism, Globalization, Free Trade Agreements, the phony politics in America, and several others often covered here. There also are a few mildly amusing, short clips of me singing, and one of an impression of Henry Kissinger. Show More Summary

Surratt, Bush-Cheney, Obama, & the Military v. Civilians

The 2010 movie, The Conspirator, directed by Robert Redford, triggered my researching the case of Mary E. Surratt, the first woman to be executed by the U.S. Fed Gov't...after being tried and found guilty by a military tribunal. Mary was convicted of being one of the conspirators in the assassination of Lincoln. Show More Summary

Hoaxes and/or Lies by the Oligarchs (Plutocrats)

Here are just a few crucial ones---1. The Income TaxDisregarding earlier, temporary income taxes in the 1860s (to fund the Civil War), the Big Kahuna was the Revenue Act of 1913. It passed into Law shortly after the 16th Amendment to the Constitution was adopted. Show More Summary

Lori Wallach is a Genuine American Hero for Exposing Globalization

She works for Trade Watch at Public, and has a complete grasp of the abomination known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a so-called "Free Trade Agreement". Go to the link below to see why this Agreement never should...Show More Summary

The Neoimperialism & Neoliberalism of the Fed Government Oligarchs

Gooooood Morning, Iraaaaaaaaaaq!How bizarre. Is there no end to the gullibility of We the People? Really?Hermann Goering stated the following during the Nuremberg Trials: "Naturally the common people don't want war: Neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. Show More Summary

Could the Gall of Oligarchs be Any More Brazen?

The following is largely based on the broadcasts of Democracy Now! yesterday and today.Here are just a few examples of the unmitigated gall of Oligarchs and their puppets---1. In regard to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the deceit of Mitch McConnell and President Obama is appalling. Show More Summary

The Mega Corporation Election Circus is Over...For Awhile

Street-level Republicans are happy... just as they were in 1994, when pretty much the same thing happened in the mid-term elections. Since then, after Corporate Clinton completed his gig, we've had Bush & Obama...SSDD. Starting with Reagan and Thatcher, Neoliberals and Neoliberalism have prevailed to this very day. Show More Summary

Election 2014 - Final Thoughts

My being undecided, "independent", non-partisan is something of a glib inside joke in certain political circles, but as I stood in the voting kiosk yesterday, I paused, truly not sure what I was going to do.Unlike ridiculous Allison Grimes, I will not keep what I did a secret. Show More Summary

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