I haven’t been posting as often as I usually do for good reason, but today I’m taking a break from the arduous task of growing out my unibrow to fill you in (get it?) on one of many current events. As I mentioned in a post earlier in the month, hospitals across the country have … Continue reading Where is the Stockpile of Masks?
No News is Good News- But There’s News
What to complain about today? There is so much corruption and there are so many lies in government right now that I can't pick a topic to write about, and I don't want to. I don't want to write about the Wisconsin primary election. Democratic Governor Tony Evers tried to postpone it, due to his … Continue reading No News is Good News- But There’s News
You Lost Your Job—How Does Universal Healthcare Sound Now?
I’m going to say something radical; healthcare should not be tied to employment. 30% of the American population is about to learn why. The number of people filing initial unemployment claims rose by nearly 10 million in the last two weeks. Experts predict before this pandemic crisis is over 30% of the population will be … Continue reading You Lost Your Job—How Does Universal Healthcare Sound Now?
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?
Bill Barr’s Overreach of Authority
Dare I say it? After a freefall into authoritarianism, USA Today offers a light breeze to ease our fall. There may be justice yet. You probably saw yesterday’s headlines, first 1,100 former DOJ officials demanded Attorney General (not an actual General) Bill Barr step down. A few hours later the number spiked to 2,000 former … Continue reading Bill Barr’s Overreach of Authority