Secretary of the Interior Donald Trump, Jr.

The revolving door between industry and government is common to both Republican and Democratic administrations. Bankers are appointed to Treasury, Big Oil lobbyists go to Energy and Transportation, Big Ag alums and executives get appointed to Interior and Agriculture, Big Pharma controls the FDA and the National Institutes of Health, the military industrial complex gets…

Republican Animal Exploiters vs Democrat Animal Exploiters

In any contested election between a Republican animal exploiter and a Democrat animal exploiter, an animal exploiter wins. And the animals lose. Of course no Republicans or Democrats identify themselves as supporters of animal exploitation. They say they are capitalists. They say they are for freedom. They say that they are for economic growth. They…

Thought Of The Day. January 11, 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…

Hillary Rodham Chameleon

Progressives supported Obama believing we would really see change in government. Instead we got TPP (the Trans Pacific Partnership), Wall Street lobbyists appointed to almost every agency in Washington, Monsanto executives at Agriculture, Big Oil hacks in Energy and Commerce, Big Bank operatives running Treasury, Big Pharma controlling the FDA, Big Ag calling the shots…

Why Progressives Should Vote For The Republican If Hillary Is Nominated

Hillary Clinton is a Wall Street Democrat. Her record as an advocate of Bill Clinton’s policies, her record as a US Senator, and her record as Secretary of State under Obama all bear testimony to her true political colors and philosophical leanings. She supported NAFTA. She supported federal mandatory minimum sentencing, supported Bill’s massive prison…

Hillary and Bernie. Night and Day.

The difference between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders could not be more stark. Hillary is a capitalist. Bernie is not. While Hillary’s public pronouncements sound very much like Bernie’s, their political and economic differences are profound. When push comes to shove, Hillary will back Wall Street and the oligarchy. She is one of them. She…