Archive for the ‘Money’ Category

Republicans Can’t Devise a Health Care Plan because they DON’T WANT a plan

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Republicans are using “Reconciliation” to revise the existing healthcare law. But when Republicans are split between those who was to fix it and those who want to kill it, how do you “reconcile” those extremes?

 
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July 10, 2017
Posted in: Healthcare, Money, myth busting, Partisanship, Party of Life, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me

GOP Healthcare Plan Would Be Largest Shift in Income From Poor to Rich in History

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The GOP’s proposed elimination of the Medicaid Expansion in ObamaCare to justify a massive tax cut for people making over $300 Million dollars a year is not just obscene. It’s historic.

 
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May 8, 2017
Posted in: Healthcare, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Party of Life, Right-wing Facism, Taxes

Trump Failures Demonstrating Why You Can’t Run Government Like a Business

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Despite having absolutely NO experience in public office, Donald Trump ran for president on his record as a successful businessman, promising to run the country like a business. 100 days of failure in, we are seeing why that’s a strategy doomed to fail.

 
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May 1, 2017
Posted in: General, Greed, Money, myth busting, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Seems Obvious to Me, Taxes

Predictions for 2017: It’s the end of the world as we know it.

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My annual look back at the laughably failed predictions of the so-called psychics, my scorecard for last years predictions, and my predictions for the coming year.

 
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December 31, 2016
Posted in: Abortion rights, Civil Rights, Economy, Environment, General, Global Warming, Greed, Healthcare, Immigration Reform, Infrastructure, Jobs, Middle East, Money, National Security, Partisanship, Party of Life, Politics, Predictions, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Taxes, Terrorism, Unconstitutional, War

How Many Trump Appointments Also Have Conflicts of Interest?

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A parade of Willie Sutton’s are being appointed to guard the bank.

 
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December 12, 2016
Posted in: Election, Environment, Global Warming, Greed, Jobs, Money, mystery, Politics, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Scandals, Unconstitutional

Will Trump Resolve His Business Conflicts Before His Inauguration? Doubtful.

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During the primaries, Trump dismissed potential conflicts of interest between his business and being president by minimizing the importance of his business. Yet, he can’t bring himself to liquidate his empire.

 
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November 28, 2016
Posted in: Greed, Money, myth busting, National Security, Predictions, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Unconstitutional

Smart Businessmen don’t Lose a Billion Dollars, Mr Trump

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According to Rudy Giuliani across several Sunday shows yesterday, the possibility Donald Trump may not have paid any income taxes for 18 years because he ran his company into the ground in 1995 makes him “a genius!”. Seriously. I’m not making that up. The former NYC mayor repeatedly defended the possibility that Trump may have paid absolutely nothing in […]

 
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October 3, 2016
Posted in: Election, Greed, Money, mystery, myth busting, Taxes

Is Hillary a Closet Republican? Her record would suggest so.

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It’s a case I’ve been making since she ran against Obama in 2008: Hillary has this unfathomable, almost desperate, need to seek the approval of Republicans. Her first instinct on every issue is to align with Conservatives… especially on issues of National Defense… only to reverse course later when disapproval from Democrats proves inconvenient. Honestly, I believe […]

 
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May 30, 2016
Posted in: Election, Money, mystery, Politics, Seems Obvious to Me

Stop Trying to Save Your Drug-Addicted Child, because: Math. Responding to Clinton supporters

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Hillary supporters who cite “numbers” or “process” trying to convince Sanders supporters to just “give up” don’t get it. This is about saving Democracy itself from the 1-percent.

 
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May 23, 2016
Posted in: Election, Money, Partisanship, Politics

Why I Support Bernie. A long and consistent record as a Progressive champion

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A follow-up to my Op/Ed citing Hillary Clinton’s weaknesses, this week providing a lengthy list of reasons to support Bernie Sanders.

 
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February 22, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Crime, Economy, Election, Money, myth busting, Politics, Seems Obvious to Me

Amid Record Low Oil and Gas, Trump Says Keystone XL Needed ‘Desperately’. Then threatens to reject it

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Donald Trump called not building the Keystone XL pipeline “devastating”. To who? With a glut in the Market and domestic oil jobs being lost, do we NEED more oil?

 
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January 25, 2016
Posted in: Economy, Election, Energy Independence, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity

Dr Carson Revives Dangerous “Health Savings Account” Zombie from 2012

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I have a long standing rule not to criticize truly awful GOP Primary candidates when they are winning. “When your opponent(s) are digging themselves into a hole, the only thing you should hand them is a shovel.” I’m going to break that rule this week because Dr. Ben Carson has decided to bring back a dangerous (and arguably […]

 
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October 26, 2015
Posted in: Economy, Election, fake scandals, Greed, Healthcare, Money, myth busting, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity