It’s called The Long Slide: Thirty Years in American Journalism. He said it; I didn’t.
Pro Publica has earned an award for exposing in nitty gritty granulation how toothless is the tax bite on wealthy Americans. In 40 years, the wealthy in America have succeeded in transferring the national tax burden onto the poor and … Continue reading
And we all know how that turned out.
It dos not have to be this way. Thom Hartman clarifies who we are: “Although humans are wired for empathy, collaboration and cooperation, there is a small percentage—most estimates run between .5% to 2%—of people among us who are psychopaths; … Continue reading
We thought after Obama, the Democrats had learned their lesson and were going to be immune to the siren song of capitulatory bipartisanship. We now know we are wrong. Jake Johnson at Common Dreams describes how Biden is alienating progressives … Continue reading
has been deconstructed in devastating detail by Joy Reid. One little sidebar I don’t think she mentioned, however, is Carlson’s publishing pratfall: the book that sank like a stone after Simon & Schuster paid millions for it.
Doesn’t she say something like that in Die, Die My Darling,talking about her late husband’s religious example? On a slightly more terrestrial note, Rosemary Counter at Vanity Fair.com discusses how Disney’s Cruella de Vil owes quite a bit to the … Continue reading
Astonishing the degree to which Garland’s DOJ is hell bent on protecting the criminality of the Barr/Trump criminal manege. Now the DOJ is even attempting to get thrown out of court the case against them for gassing peaceful protesters last … Continue reading
Since voting for Trump’s second impeachment, Sen. Sasse’s posturing pseudo-independence has been exposed as the sham it really is, as he manifests complete subservience to McConnell’s traitorous obstruction agenda. Update: Yes, I will retreat a half step and say that … Continue reading