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?
(Note: Martha Koester contributed much of the content of this posting.) Lots of progressives want single-payer healthcare: Medicare for All. But if the Democrats don’t shape up and if Republicans get their way, we may soon have Medicare for None. March 2011: House Republicans vote to replace Medicare with coupons that give you a discount on […]
People have little faith in the corrupted and fixed electoral system. So, like the protesters in the Arab Spring, Americans are taking to the street to demand real change, not the negative change of Reagan and Bush, who brought us immoral wars, recession, corruption, torture, debt, and increasing concentration of wealth. And not the imaginary […]
ProgressiveCongress.org and Progressive Action Fund are sponsoring a public event on July 23 at South Seattle Community College. Here is their blurb (copied from a pdf file they sent): It’s not often that lawmakers come to our community to ask directions, but that’sexactly what they’re doing. Our community has been hit hard by the economy. […]