Monopolies are not merely un-American, they're virulently anti-American, suppressing our fundamental values of fairness and opportunity for all.
America's political history has been written in the fierce narrative of war. Not our country's many military clashes with foreign nations – but our own unending war for democracy in the USA.
Many Americans can’t believe that political coups are part of our country’s history – but consider from the Wall Street Putsch of 1933.
The Koch brothers extremist political agenda of empowering multinational corporation’s to reign as sovereigns over the majority will of the people has always been inextricably entwined with the profiteering agenda of their wholly-owned, $100-billion-a-year, industrial conglomerate.
Insanity reigns. The inmates are now officially in charge of the national asylum. Hidebound Donald Trump partisans keep insisting that their man is not certifiably insane, despite a mountain of evidence to the contrary.
We Americans believe everyone has a right to have their day in court. Right?
Before major news organizations pronounce someone dead, they ought to check the person's pulse.
For more than a century, The New York Times has unabashedly bragged in a banner slogan that it publishes "All the News That's Fit to Print."
Generals plan wars, but battlefield commanders do the bloody work. So, meet HUD Secretary, Ben Carson, a quiet but bloodstained commandante in General Trump’s relentless war against poverty-stricken Americans.
Generalissimo Trump (whose nom de guerre is “El Donaldo,” the mucho macho presidente of the USA) is personally directing the hostilities in this assault on – surprise! – the USA.
Multibillionaire brothers, Charles and David Koch, want to supplant America's core democratic principle of majority rule...
The Koch Brothers believe that their great wealth entitles them to rule over the many – so, for decades, they've been running a surreptitious assault on the rules that protect the majority of us from their abuse.
Workplace exploitation is at least as old as the industrial revolution. But rather than using whips to make the assembly lines move ever-faster, today's corporate exploiters use technology, devious work schedules, and lobbyists to extract more work from employees – for less pay.
Question: What do you get when you combine ignorance, imperiousness, and incompetence? Answer: Betsy DeVos.
“Greed is good,” proclaimed Gordon Gekko, lead character in a 1987 film lampooning the low ethics of the high finance barons of Wall Street.
It's been pointed out that Donnie Trump has unusually small hands... but who cares?
President Trump is said to see himself as a sort of Teddy Roosevelt. TR, however, was known as a trust buster, while DT has become known as a trust hugger.
Many Americans can't believe that political coups are part of our country's history – but consider from the Wall Street Putsch of 1933.
The Koch brothers extremist political agenda of empowering multinational corporation's to reign as sovereigns over the majority will of the people has always been inextricably entwined with the profiteering agenda of their wholly-owned, $100-billion-a-year, industrial conglomerate.
Generals plan wars, but battlefield commanders do the bloody work.
Get ready America – here we go to war!
Governors and mayors insist that giving our tax dollars to corporations to lure them to move to our cities is good public policy, because the corporations create jobs, those workers pay taxes and – Voila – the corporate giveaway pays for itself! Really?
In September, the giant retail monopolist, Amazon, announced its intention to build a second corporate headquarters in Someplace, North America. Where’s that? Aha, that’s the trick in a corporate game called “Fleece the Taxpayer.”
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.
Multibillionaire brothers, Charles and David Koch, want to supplant America's core democratic principle of majority rule – ie, the will of The People – with their plutocratic principle of inviolable property rights, also known as rule by the wealthy minority.