Thought Of The Day. August 25, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

The Republican Workers Party

Trump and his populists have taken over the Republican party. The insurrection he led effectively stripped the Republican establishment of power and influence over their nominee. No Republican candidate for president has been as despised by Wall Street and special interests since Teddy Roosevelt ran in 1904. Until The Donald, the GOP was the party…

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…

Revolution may be Closer than We Think

In 1975, the modern animal movement was born with the publication of Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation. Since then, the Animal Holocaust has more than doubled in size. By any measure, the Animal Holocaust will continue to grow. All of the animals saved by animal activists and vegans in the last 50 years are fewer than…

American Foreign Policy is Empire

The US has the greatest military presence on Earth. We have the most warships, the most submarines, the most bombers, the most fighters, the most missiles, the most nuclear warheads, the most weapons. And the most military bases in the world. The US has almost 1,000 military bases in 150 countries around the globe. We…

Voting for the Lesser Evil

I do not believe in voting for the lesser evil. I believe in voting for the whomever is the enemy of the status quo. The status quo is the establishment, the oligarchy. The plutocrats. The Powers That Be. The status quo is the enemy. And to protect itself it will say and do anything to…