We Used to Know You…

Back when you were the party of Abraham Lincoln, we knew you.

When you became the party of Dwight D. Eisenhower, we knew you.

Even when you became the party of Barry Goldwater, we knew you.

And then you became the party of Ronald Reagan….and while there was much to squirm over, we still knew you because we knew what to expect.… [Read more]

War, What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing.

Deja vu, it seems we’ve been here before. The scenario is identical — shortly before elections, winter time, surging costs in living expenses.  What better way to take the people’s minds off of the true cause of their suffering and boost national solidarity?

Operation Cast lead commenced on December 28, 2008, just a little more than a month prior to the 2009 elections.… [Read more]

Fight The Power…And Everybody Else?

Why is it that when it comes to fighting, we can always find the money? Soup kitchens, winter heating oil for seniors, Head Start for kids, national public radio (NPR) — all are on the chopping block but  weapons and the military budget is a subject that is damn near untouchable?  Calling it out for being a huge waste is considered unpatriotic by the hawkish among us.… [Read more]