Tagged: Senator Warren

I Miss Elizabeth Warren

I Miss Elizabeth Warren

It’s all Trump, Trump, Trump in American media these days. Occasionally you’ll get a noxious blast of fabricated “scandal” featuring Hillary. But I’m not hearing much about Elizabeth Warren. And that’s a shame. She is...

Warren’s Ancestry

Warren’s Ancestry

  Some goofball Trump supporter thought it was hillarious recently when he followed a mention of Elizabeth Warren with a series of supposedly “Indian” war hoops. Trump told the guy not to apologize. He said Jimmy...

America’s Jeanne d’Arc

America’s Jeanne d’Arc

It’s easy to be cynical in today’s America. The stomach-turning revelations of CIA torture… The unpunished slaughter of unarmed black men by white cops… The vast and widening income gap between the rich and...

The Running of the Bulls

The Running of the Bulls

As America braces for a Republican Congress, Wall Street is already reaping its reward for funding the midterm election winners. First to go are some of the curbs on the kind of reckless trading...

The Centrist Myth

The Centrist Myth

  Judging from the polls, most people consider themselves “moderates.” In their minds, they occupy the sensible center, neither too far left nor too far right. And I bet they have no idea what they’re...

Elizabeth Warren Makes Sense

Elizabeth Warren Makes Sense

When I consider the likes of Toronto’s crack smoking mayor and that cocaine sniffing congressman from Southwest Florida, I despair for democracy. I am tempted to believe that only the scum of the earth get...

Money Rules – but Does it Have to? Perhaps Not.

Money Rules – but Does it Have to? Perhaps Not.

You know the old saying, he who pays the piper calls the tune? Well, that’s the bottom line in politics. And in America, it’s Big Business that pays the piper. Of course, it’s not...