Tagged: Koch brothers

A Day in the Age of Trump

A Day in the Age of Trump

    No interruption so far in access to the blog site, so I’ll keep blogging until I hear something more from Xavier… It’s another day in Trumpistan… The Trump faithful may be taking...

See No Evil, Hear No Evil…

See No Evil, Hear No Evil…

Joe the bug man is a staunch Republican. As far as I can tell, his political position is based on a single issue: He has worked for everything he ever got and he doesn’t...

Money Can’t Buy Victory

Money Can’t Buy Victory

  Money is powerful but – as the old saying reminds us – it can’t buy happiness. And apparently it doesn’t necessarily buy elections either. Of course, you can’t win an election – even a local election...

Facing the Nightmare

Facing the Nightmare

  As the world’s leaders gather in Paris this week to belatedly address the urgent threat of climate change, China and India are blanketed in smog so thick that it has been declared a...

Watch Out for Walker!

Watch Out for Walker!

  If ever there was an enemy of the American worker it is Scott Walker. This militant right-winger has made a career of pandering to the rich and powerful and destroying workers’ rights in...

Show Them the Money

Show Them the Money

The FIFA scandal is just one more affirmation that it’s a pay-to-play world. It’s regrettable, of course, but it seems that’s how most folks like it. They don’t want justice; they want an edge....

Yes, the Law is an Ass

Yes, the Law is an Ass

  I didn’t think I would ever praise Charles Koch (photo at right) . It seemed to me that the American billionaire stands for everything I despise. He and his brother David have devoted...

A Dreary Election

A Dreary Election

Is it just the rainy weather we’re having in Central Florida that’s making me depressed? Or is this the dreariest American election ever? Another day another Koch Brothers outrage – apparently they’re flooding North Carolina with...

Don’t Complain. V ote!

Don’t Complain. V ote!

The U.S. Senate is supposed to be voting today on a constitutional amendment that would allow the federal and state governments to limit political campaign spending. But the amendment has very little chance of passing. And if...

Mother Nature’s Wrath

Mother Nature’s Wrath

  It’s early May and the high temperature in Lakeland, Florida today will be 90 degrees. The weather has been like that for weeks. Summer is early this year. In California, I understand, there...