Last week, 11 European nations forged ahead to create a new tax while American Republicans walked backward into a no-new-tax trap. On Jan. 22, the European Union gave 11 member […]
Oddly, the top international cyclist – Lance Armstrong – and the top international retailer –Wal-Mart – revealed last week that they have much in common. No, not doping. It’s their […]
“Uncertainty” is the pitchfork that corporations now effectively wield to prod politicians into action. It’s a threat, as in, if Congress doesn’t do this or that, such as avoid the […]
Last week, as Congress opened its new session, two regular Joes – Sen. Manchin of West Virginia and Vice President Biden of Delaware – gave a hand to Sen. Mark […]
Apparently, uncertainty is a fate worse than death for a CEO. Billionaires bellyache about it constantly on TV, contending they must know, right now, whether next year’s tax rates will […]
Mitch McConnell has wielded the filibuster as a weapon against a founding principle of the United States of America – self-governance by majority rule.
The nation’s debt is a good deal for Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, the leaders of the failed deficit commission. The two are profiting personally by urging fat cats and […]
Republicans, the party of the nation’s entitled rich, are holding a knife to the throat of America’s frail recovery. The GOP sore losers have America up against a wall. Republicans […]
Are you sleeping, are you sleeping, Brother John? Brother John? Morning bells are ringing! Morning bells are ringing! Ding, dang, dong. Ding, dang, dong. Early in the morning, the day […]
Mitt Romney kept quiet last week when the subject was rape and God’s will. He remained silent the week before when the news was all about Illinois factory workers pleading […]
Over the years, China exported all sorts of toxic, dangerous and killer products to the United States.
Every day President Obama reads and responds to letters from citizens. This illustrates his basic philosophy: people first. By contrast, for Mitt Romney, profit is the priority.
Billy Koehler died on March 7, 2009, for lack of health insurance. Mitt Romney said on Oct.
"I’m gonna float like a butterfly and sting like a bee; George can’t hit what his hands can’t see; Now you see me, now you don’t; He thinks he will, but I know he won’t.
Republicans’ reaction to last week’s Monday Night Football debacle was record breaking given their decades of hating on union workers.
GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, son of an American Motors CEO, naturally says he loves American cars.
Republicans in two Congressional committees voted last week to press forward with legislation that would deny states the flexibility they requested to help more welfare recipients get jobs. That’s right. Not only that, Rep.
Damn right America is better off than it was four years ago.
The GOP, the party of exclusion – no gays seeking marriage allowed, also no Hispanics, no black people, no poor people who are on or ever were on welfare, and no women who are on or ever were on birth control – yeah, that private party spent last week taking sole credit for America's greatness...
The rich, those born sucking silver spoons like Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, really are different from the middle class.