Rather than a health care system, our country's leaders have kept us shackled to a "corporate care" system, allowing insurance giants, drug company gougers, hospital chains, and other profiteers to ration our care based on whether a family can pay whatever outrageous price the corporations demands to maintain their exorbitant profits.
Remember last year when Donald Trump and his congressional Trumpeteers bragged that their yuuuuuge tax cut for corporations would spark a yuuuuuge corporate spending spree to create new jobs and higher wages?
Language matters. For example, the words that corporate and government officials use to report on the health of America's economy can either make clear to us commoners what's going on – or hide and even lie about the reality we face.
Even Charles Dickens, England's masterful satirist of the Victorian upper class, couldn't have imagined elite rulers using a box of food as a gratuitous way to slap poor people. But Donald Trump and two of his slap-happy cabinet officials did imagine it – and then did it.
Breaking news: Trump & Company are a murderous mob!
Specifically they've been serial killers of the English Language. The word "Fact" was their first victim, assassinated last year by one of Trump's mobs... Read more...
Have you noticed that Donald Trump constantly prefaces his outlandish lies with such phrases as: "To be honest with you," "To tell the truth," and "Believe me"?
Why? Because like a snake-oil salesman, he con... Read more...
It's odd that Washington Republicans are so loudly crowing about their passage of the Trump-McConnell-Ryan tax law. Odd because the people outside of Washington hate that law.
Yes, hate. With a public approv... Read more...