Tagged: Eric Cantor

Unbelievable? But True

Unbelievable? But True

It seems everybody in the media is trying to explain Eric Cantor’s bizarre defeat in the Republican primary.  It’s his support for immigration reform, some say. It’s his aloofness, his neglect of his rural district...

Trillions for Banks, Nothing for Storm Relief?

Trillions for Banks, Nothing for Storm Relief?

In an America that secretly doled out $16 trillion in no-interest loans to domestic and foreign banks following the financial crash three years ago, there’s no money to help Hurricane Irene victims. That’s what...

President and Republicans Live in Different Worlds

President and Republicans Live in Different Worlds

As a part of President Obama’s “base,” I am as righteously indignant as anyone over his “betrayal” of core liberal principles. I want him to fight those dastardly Republicans, to “stand toe to toe,...

The World is in Danger as Rear-View Mirror Politics Afflicts Americans

The World is in Danger as Rear-View Mirror Politics Afflicts Americans

It’s a dangerous world, as former Vice President Dick Cheney is wont to say, and it is made even more dangerous by pervasive ignorance among American politicians. I don’t think Cheney is ignorant; I...