How Much Does It Cost To Own A Congressman?

Under current law, Big Agriculture, Big Oil, Wall Street, Big Banks, etc, are able to bribe Congressmen and Senators. Corporate political contributions and gifts to public officials make a mockery of democratic government. And on top of that, the Supreme Court has opened the floodgates for billionaires and multi-millionaires to buy their own Congressmen and…

We Are Losing! Time For New Strategies

Animal Protection is a more descriptive term for our efforts than is Animal Welfare, which carries a pejorative connotation thanks to those who consider anything less than demanding the immediate surrender of the carnist world to be betraying animals. The Animal Rights movement is burdened by the same intransigent, self-righteous, myopic elements that beset all…

A Party Of The Left

My readers are aware of my opinion of third parties: They don’t work in American politics; they are Quixotic; they divide and dilute activists; they hand the elections to our enemies; they waste money, time and energy. If we were a parliamentary democracy, like most democracies, a 3rd party could shape policy, join a ruling…

It’s Now Clear: We Lost World War II

It took over 50 years to become apparent, but we now know we lost the Second World War. Actually, fascism won. Germany, Japan, and Italy lost the physical war, but their ideology now rules the world. It has been said that capitalism defeated communism in the Soviet Union, and capitalism defeated democracy in the United…