Category: American Life

Harry Truman Speaks.

Harry Truman, campaigning more than 60 years ago, said, I will win this election and make those Republicans like it… We will do that because they are wrong and we are right… [T]he people know the Democratic Party is the…

More on the COLA Fraud

The fraud that is denying American’s their legal Social Security payouts continues. As we discussed in previous postings here, a senior’s monthly income is supposed to reflect increases in the cost of living by adding an annual “Cost of Living…

“Dr.” Terry Jones is an Asshole

If you find his name familiar but can’t quite recall why . . . he’s the Florida-based, right wing, crazy, fundamentalist Christian of the snake-handling variety who threatened to burn a Koran in protest of the plans for a Mosque…

An Obvious Mistake

Today, an editorial in the NY Times said: Even in a crowd of rising food and commodity costs, corn stands out, its price having doubled in less than a year to a record $7.87 per bushel in early June. This…

Right and Wrong at the same time

. .  but mostly wrong. I had thought Weiner to be innocent. A victim of a vicious, despicable attack from a source (Breitbart) notorious for scummy lies.  I shored up my otherwise evidence-free opinion with the thought, “no one could…

Forgetting Day

Today’s calendar says it’s Memorial Day but reality intrudes. In all my 78 years I have never heard an elected public official in this country say such evil and cruel things as Ohio’s Governor John Kasich (R) did earlier this…

Social (In)Security

Those of us on Social Security are aware of a little thing called “COLA” (cost of living adjustment.) It’s based on a very simple fact of economics. The value of money is not constant. Prices go up and down in…