The Blue Collar Bait and Switch

My heart aches for workers and their families.  Increasingly, the system is rigged against them and their isn’t much of a future.  Or one that is easy to see anyway as a replacement for the declines in manufacturing, agricultural, and information technology jobs.  The party they consistently vote for stabs them in the back.  Constantly…

Wake Up to Your Privacy

The news that Facebook was letting Netflix and Spotify read private messages is not surprising to me.  Nor should it be to anyone else.  So glad it is happening though.  Because people are starting to talk seriously about Privacy in the digital age.  Maybe we all had to feel violated to do so, but this…

Democrats are Incompetent Losers

I am an Independent.  But have mostly voted for Democrats.  Not because I embrace liberalism, but I believed they were the only party that would operate somewhat on behalf of the 99%.  I voted for George W. Bush in 2004 and what happened in the next 4 years made me feel terrible.  Like the biggest…

It was Always Money Laundering

The Russian Collusion story may be real, or it may be something that goes away in the end.  More is coming out and Mueller is racking up convictions and cooperating witnesses.  Trump is getting more nervous and Rudy is reaching.  Lawyers are jumping ship.  But this was always about something much deeper and worse than…

All Senate Races are National Races

When you think about the changing political landscape in the United States a few things pop.  Congress is a body with two pieces, and together they are useless.  Meaningful legislation is rarely passed on issues that concern all Americans.  Healthcare, Immigration, Budget Reform, Infrastructure, Campaign Finance, and the list goes on and on.  Then you…