Not All of These Products Are Endorsed by Me.

Lots of people like Dr. Oz.

Since he burst upon the scene, following a guest shot on Oprah in 2004, they’ve been hanging on his every word and buying his every product.

But is Dr. Oz a quack? Not exactly. He is a bona fide thoracic surgeon and received his MD in 1986 at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, which is a justly respected school, and we have no doubt that he’s intelligent and logical.… [Read more]

Grover Norquist is Irrelevant

There are all sorts of post war Republican irrelevancies. Think of Reagan’s Trickle Down economics, Nixon’s dirty tricks, small government which always turns out to be a particularly large government, out of control military spending, Bush Jr.’s Weapons of Mass Destruction, The Pet Goat, the entire Bush family, and so on.

And now that many Republican legislators are finally jumping from his ship, irrelevant as well is Grover Norquist, his Americans For Tax Reform and his infamous, so-called Taxpayer Protection Pledge which protects only the wealthiest 2% of taxpayers.… [Read more]

‘No More Solyndros Act’ Will Jeopardize The Future Of Green Energy

Friday September 14th will most likely not be remembered by most Americans for any special reason. If you happen to be an advocate for promoting clean, green, renewable energy like solar and wind then there’s a good chance that you’ll know it was the day that the U.S. House of Representatives passed the ‘No More Solyndros Act‘.… [Read more]

How Did We Get Here?

Sometimes the best approach to moving forward is to take time to look back in order to see what we’ve come through and what, if any, lessons we’ve learned. While economists say that America’s economy is pulling itself out of the economic downturn, with the global economy still on shaky ground it is clear that America still a long way to go to achieve across-the-board economic stability.… [Read more]

The Big Sweep – Occupy Wall Street Is Staying Put

Along with its famous landmarks, skyscrapers and large population, New York City had a reputation for decades as a dangerous and filthy city.  With much hard work over the years, the city has significantly decreased its crime levels and made itself look much more attractive.  Clearly, other matters are at the forefront of the city’s agenda but, as much cleanliness matters, using it as an excuse to bring in police to suppress a protest and evict protestors is a rather transparent move. [Read more]