Should we entrust our school children to corporate profiteers?

Betsy DeVos and her hubby, Dick, are lucky enough to have inherited a big chunk of the multibillion-dollar fortune that Daddy DeVos amassed through his shady Amway corporation. But what they've done with their Amway money is certainly not the American Way.

Should churches become Unholy Temples of Dark Money?

You know what's wrong with American politics? It's that there just aren't enough ways for giant corporations and mega-rich political donors to funnel their big bucks into our elections and buy our government.

What is worse than being poor?

One of the lucky things about being rich is that you automatically become handsome, your jokes are hilarious, and politicians treat you with fawning deference.

Amazon buys out Whole Foods: What’s it to us?

Wall Street analysts tell us that Amazon's $14 billion buy-out of Whole Foods Market is not only a win-win for both of them - but also for consumers, for Amazon intends to lower the organic grocer's prices.

Will you enlist in “Trump’s War?”

President Trump might have dodged military service in his youth, but he certainly is militaristic – he is bellicose, likes to issue commands, and is constantly firing off militant tweets at anyone he perceives to be an enemy (which seems to include everyone who dares to disagree with him).

Who’ll help America’s hard-hit gold miners?

These are hard times for America's gold miners, who're scrambling to get ahead, but seeing their pay dropping. Take Bob Mercer, who's been a top miner for years, but last year even Bob was down. He pulled in only $125 million in pay. Can you feel Bob's pain?

How magical is The Donald?

Donald Trump, the Amazing Wunderkind of Global Luxury Living – and now Our Nation’s Phantasmagoric, Fast-charging President – is proving to be a legislative magician. Read the full commentary here.... Read more...

What’s being taught at Koch Kollege?

Breaking news: An amazing new school for political activists is training thousands of people to be community organizers, using Saul Alinsky’s classic manual, “Rules for Radicals.” Called the Grassroots Leade... Read more...

Has America turned right-wing? Or nuts?

Buckle-up friends, it’s going to be a hairy ride. Start with Day One for President Trump (gotta get used to saying that). He will need to be up-and-at-’em no later than 12:01 am, for he promised during his c... Read more...

The new founder

When you think of America’s great Constitutional originators, names like  Jefferson, Washington, and Franklin come to mind. And, of course, Abbott. Last January, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott revealed that he has p... Read more...