Category Archives: politics

The Last”Radical” In The House – A Re-Post from 2015

With the election of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to  the House from the same N.Y. area, as well as other “radical” progressives from elsewhere, it is a nice time to remember the last House radical. Vito Marcantonio What do you think of … Continue reading

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There’s Hope In Some Places

A couple of weeks ago during a White House press conference, Jim Acosta, who works for CNN asked a question after being called upon by the President.  President Trump doesn’t like CNN and clearly doesn’t like Jim Acosta. Acosta asked … Continue reading

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Throwing Chum On The Waters

Well our illustrious President is at it again, creating chaos to drum up  his base prior to the mid-term elections next Tuesday. It wasn’t enough that one of his ardent supporters decided last week that enough was enough and sent … Continue reading

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On Corruption in Florida

Governor Rick Scott and Senator Bill Nelson Well its now less than 2 weeks until the mid-term elections and I for one will glad to see them over with.  The TV is filled with nasty political ads and the robocalls … Continue reading

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L’Affair Khashoggi

Trump knows the Khashoggi – He bought Uncle Adnan’s super yacht, the Nabila back in the day. And so our “ally” Saudi Arabia apparently murdered a Saudi journalist last week in their embassy in Istanbul.  A special team of 15 … Continue reading

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The Mass Media and the Threat to Democracy

‘Free press.” Once upon a time it was a common belief among Americans that a free press had a sacred responsibility; to hold the powerful accountable and to provide the public with enough information to make informed political decisions. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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What’d I Say?

Dred Scott A couple of days ago I said it would make no difference. After all of the sound and fury signifying nothing, Brett Kavanaugh was approved 50 – 48 with one Republican woman abstaining, one Republican male attending his … Continue reading

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