Democrats Have Been a War Party for a Hundred Years

The only Democrat in the last century who did not bomb anyone was Jimmy Carter.* The Democrats have been a war party since Woodrow Wilson, a hundred years ago. The only real effort to change that was in 1968 with the campaigns of Eugene McCarthy and Bobby Kennedy. The anti-war wing of the party was…

Noam Chomsky: The Ultimate Sellout

The propaganda is so thorough, so pervasive, so ubiquitous, and so complete, that even the most impoverished Americans believe that capitalism is synonymous with freedom. Free enterprise, free markets, free trade, are Pavlovian bells which cause the multitudes to salivate in agreement. Little wonder that the left in America is ineffective, impotent, and marginalized. While…

Progressives Have No Influence On Hillary

Among the more ludicrous assertions being made by Berners who have thrown in the towel is that we will be able to hold Hillary’s feet to the fire on progressive issues. The assumption, obviously, is that Hillary can be influenced by those of us on the left. Hello? Have you not been paying attention? Hillary…