2-minute reads 'n' listens

Hallelujah, Trump rushes to aid the needy!

Of all the people suffering economic pain today, who should get priority attention from the new President and Congress? Regular folks in our country say that those on the lower rungs of the economic ladder –... Read more...

How can we stop banksters from robbing us?

In an insightful song about outlaws, Woody Guthrie wrote this verse: "As through this world I travel/ I see lots of funny men/ Some'll rob you with a 6-gun/ Some with a fountain pen." The fountain pens are d... Read more...

The sad saga of John Stumpf

Poor John Stumpf. The preening, silver-haired CEO of Wells Fargo sat self-assuredly atop the pecking order of the financial establishment, and he was hailed as a paragon of big-banker virtue... until he suddenl... Read more...

A clueless dealmaker’s deal goes down

Why? That's the big question the mass media is asking about the sudden failure of the Republican leaders' relentless push to demonize and kill Obamacare. After all, the GOP bragged that they now control the ... Read more...

Why is Trump hostile to actual facts?

Question: What do you get when you mix a barrel of fables, a sack of mendacity, and a gross of whoppers – topped with a thick layer of subterfuge? Answer: The fiasco called Trumpcare. "We're going to do some... Read more...

Why Trumpcare is sickening

As Rep. Lloyd Doggett of Texas noted, "When you buy... a new pair of pants, it usually helps to ask two questions: What does it cost? What size is it?" Yet, as he was pointing out, Republicans in Congress went ... Read more...