2-minute reads 'n' listens

Trump’s one-word re-election campaign

"Socialism," snarled The Donald at a recent pep rally of far-right Republicans. And the obedient crowd of Trumpistas snarled back in unison: So-sh'll-izz-ummm! There you have the entire intellectual content ... Read more...

The virus that’s killing America

The holy mantra of health professionals was coined about 2,500 years ago by the Greek physician, Hippocrates: "Do no harm." Of course, that was before corporate healthcare took charge and asserted a new guid... Read more...

Sacrificing people to corporate profit

As directed by their big business funders, top Republican officeholders across the country have been defying public health experts in past weeks to rush America's workers back into their jobs. But – oops! – the... Read more...

Cashing in on the COVID crisis

Why does Donald Trump refuse to wear a coronavirus mask? Because he realizes that, in a mask, we'd all recognize him as the robber who has been moving furtively behind the scenes of the pandemic to rig the rule... Read more...

Meet the Slaphappy Governor of Texas

Once again, my state of Texas is saddled with a Republican gubernatorial goober. Greg Abbott is this guy's name, and he's another incompetent, right-wing ideologue whose botched handling of our state's COVID-19... Read more...