The Good the Bad and the Ugly Coronavirus Aid Package

Moscow Mitch McConnell tearfully proclaimed- "This isn't a stimulus package, it's a relief package.” After eleven years as a goalie for the GOP, McConnell is going to allow one bill to slide into the net. You know that country just north of Trumperica, the with universal healthcare and a smart and heartthrob for a leader? … Continue reading The Good the Bad and the Ugly Coronavirus Aid Package

Is 2007 When America Was Great?

The year was 2007; Goldman Sacs executive, Lloyd Blankfein pocketed $41 million as a financial crisis, caused by greed and enabled by deregulation, permitted banks to engage in predatory lending and hedge fund trading with derivatives. That led to the collapse of the housing market. Airlines began to “restructure,” using corporate bankruptcy laws as a … Continue reading Is 2007 When America Was Great?

Win at All Costs

Win-at-all-costs— has been the driving force mentality for North Carolina Republicans and Republicans across the country for years. Their modus operandi has been: to change votes with rigged voting machines, to allow propaganda and other interference from foreign governments, outright theft of votes, and gerrymandered district borders designed to disperse the votes of democrats, giving … Continue reading Win at All Costs

Things I Think About on Labor Day

Labor Day has become a bit muddled like most holidays. It’s a school day off, a day without mail service, and a great day to buy furniture—sale-sale-sale! Drinking beer and grilling mark the weekend as an unofficial end of summer partay. But what exactly does Labor Day commemorate? Labor Day was first celebrated in the … Continue reading Things I Think About on Labor Day

Our House is on Fire

Current topics of discussion, as of late, have left me uninspired to write. The following joke is making the rounds: Q: What’s the difference between Trump and Greenland? A: You can't buy Greenland. The man who inspirits humor, among those who can still laugh, is not useful for much else, asking philosophical questions out of … Continue reading Our House is on Fire

The Koch Brothers New Pitch

The story: ”Koch network opens its doors to Democrats as it expands political engagement.” ~CNBC What? Those can’t be the same libertarian Koch brothers who said: ~ NO to the Elderly“We favor the repeal of the fraudulent, virtually bankrupt, and increasingly oppressive Social Security system. Pending that repeal, participation in Social Security should be made … Continue reading The Koch Brothers New Pitch