Tagged: November elections

November’s Vote Could  Turn the Right Loose on America

November’s Vote Could Turn the Right Loose on America

I can’t understand why but it looks as if the Republican Party could win control of the Senate in November – and keep the House. That would put an end to President Obama’s ambitious...

It’s Campaign Season Already

It’s Campaign Season Already

If you think this has been the worst Congress possible, you’re – sadly – mistaken. The worst is yet to come. Expect nothing good for the coming year from the folks American voters have...

The Barbarians are at the Gate in America

The Barbarians are at the Gate in America

There was a time in America when the law of the jungle prevailed. The strong preyed openly on the weak. Goons beat and shot striking union members. Old folks ate cat food to survive....

The Choice in November Couldn’t be Simpler

The Choice in November Couldn’t be Simpler

Whom to vote for in the November election could be the simplest decision American voters will ever have to make. America is drowning in debt, and the time has come to start paying the...

Danger: Tempting Targets Could Become Celebrities

Danger: Tempting Targets Could Become Celebrities

There’s something irresistible about feeling superior. And, yes, I know I am guilty of that myself. But that doesn’t mean I can’t issue a timely warning to other “progressives.” Mocking people we consider mentally...

Obama’s Greatest Handicap: the Enemy Within

Obama’s Greatest Handicap: the Enemy Within

You might be old enough to remember the famous Pogo comic strip in which the little guy observed that we are our own greatest enemy (see Walt Kelly poster above). Never before has this...

Those Conspiracy Theories are Nonsense, but Something’s up

Those Conspiracy Theories are Nonsense, but Something’s up

When you think of conspiracy theories, you probably think of people in crazy costumes with teabags hanging from their hats, their eyes glaring, their nostrils flaring, warning the world that a Muslim Nazi Communist...

He Didn’t Start the Fire; It Was Always Burning

He Didn’t Start the Fire; It Was Always Burning

I have to admit that the Obama Administration has not lived up to my expectations.The change I hoped for is yet to come. And it seems to me that President Obama sounds more like...

Drowning in a Cesspool of Pernicious Propaganda

Drowning in a Cesspool of Pernicious Propaganda

The right-wing noise machine is going full blast as the November mid-term elections approach in the United States. And it looks as if the central theme is xenophobic jingoism – in all its malicious...

Democracy is Taking a Licking in the U.S.

Democracy is Taking a Licking in the U.S.

I am afraid that democracy might be dead in America. The United States is emerging as an undisguised oligarchy. In American politics today, money talks more than ever. It’s not just the recent Supreme...