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What’s the Weirdest Species of All? (5/21/2020) - What’s the Weirdest Species of All? I love those nature shows that probe the behavior and intelligence of birds, elephants, […]
What’s the charitable thing to do about inequality? (5/19/2020) - Our society has coined expressions like “philanthropist” to encourage and hail people’s charitable spirit. Look on the flip side of […]
What’s the difference between corporate CEO’s and pigs? (5/14/2020) - There’s a general sentiment today that multimillionaire corporate chieftains are pigs. But I think that’s unfair. To pigs. Those oinkers […]
Why is Big Business getting tax funds meant for small business? (5/12/2020) - Monty Bennett was just another faceless right-wing millionaire on the long list of high-dollar donors to Donald Trump – until […]
Should Trump be America’s Postal Potentate? (5/7/2020) - Here’s how I feel about the value of our nation’s postal service: “The humble Post Office is a community fixture, […]
What’s the gimmick in Trump’s plan to “rescue” the public Postal Service? (5/5/2020) - One thing we’ve learned for sure this year is that no national crisis is too awful to keep Trump & […]
white persian cat in front of gold bars and coins wears a monocle How intractable is CEO greed? (4/30/2020) - As horrible as the COVID-19 crisis is, it has brought out the best in the American people – the selflessness […]
The deadly economic disease behind COVID-19 (4/28/2020) - In this horrible time of economic collapse, it is truly touching to see so many corporate chieftains reaching out in […]
Don’t shut the post office, expand their services (4/23/2020) - What’s the matter with the post office? The US Postal Service, I mean – the corporate hierarchy that runs this […]
Far from a loser, post office is a money-making operation (4/21/2020) - One public service that people really like and count on is the post office – which literally delivers for us. […]
rooster wears a stethoscope The chicken sh*t lobby for corporate health care (4/16/2020) - As Lyndon Johnson used to say about special interests trying to get his support to pass some blatantly self-serving legislation: […]
Health care for people… or for corporate profits? (4/14/2020) - When grassroots groups rise up against the corporate establishment to try winning some specific progressive changes for the common good, […]
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