Don’t Go, Hillary! We Really, Really Need You!

I know you must be absolutely exhausted, Hillary. And I can only guess how frustrated you must feel. But you can’t quit now. Reconsider your plan to take it easy for awhile before, possibly, running for President in 2016. Stay a little longer. You are the best Secretary of State America has ever had, possibly […]
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Talk of an “Underclass” Shows You Have No Class

I was taught that America was a classless society, in which “all men are created equal and endowed by their Creator with inalienable rights.”  That was then, I guess, and this is now. In a society based on class, all men are not created equal. Some are born into wealth and privilege; others are trapped […]
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I Cannot Resist the Urge to Judge these Men

I am admonished not to judge my fellowman lest I, too, get the judgment I deserve. But it is impossible for me to withhold judgment of the CEOs involved in the “Fix the Debt” campaign, Surely, these men deserve to burn forever in the Ninth Level of Hades (illustration above, bottom row). They are obscenely […]
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The Republicans are Trying to Trick us – Again

Barack Obama is nobody’s fool, so why does he seem so susceptible to Republican trickery? He is like Charlie Brown in the comic strip, forever trying – and failing – to kick Lucy’s football. Across America, we stood for hours – some of us for seven or eight hours – in the cold and the rain, […]
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Who is to Blame for the Bangladesh Tragedy?

When you crowd 1,500 workers into a sweatshop with too few exits, setting them up behind jerry-rigged sewing machines amid a cloud of fabric dust (photo above, right), you shouldn’t be surprised if a fire breaks out, killing dozens of them and injuring dozens more as they struggle to escape the inferno. It’s a chance […]
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