This is not to say there aren’t legitimate problems with Islam or with immigration, but some people have an ideological or economic interest in fanning the flames of racial hatred. Without an enemy, how can you justify a police state and massive spending on military?
I just heard the news that yet another progressive voice will be leaving the US media due to lack of financial support: The Norman Goldman Show is ceasing operations as of Feb 22nd. I have been a regular contributor/guest on the show for several years and Norm has been one of my mentors. I’m getting […]
Monday evening I went to a great Town Hall in Seattle with John Nichols and Robert McChesney. The topic was Dollarocracy: how money has corrupted politics. Dollarocracy is their name for what’s become of America’s democracy. Instead of one person, one vote, we now have one dollar, one vote. Jimmy Carter was overheard saying that […]
Thom Hartmann said this well in this video. Thing is: would the swing voters understand it and believe it? It would have to be compressed to a few words, and the message is tricky to convey because it sounds like the blame game. I recently heard a Repug respond: is Obama STILL trying to blame […]