Corporatism rules; corporealism drools


The effort in Washington to institutionalize and Constitutionalize the Congress-corporate cycle and steal the government from the people 1 or 0. Aye or nay. It's that light. When it goes on, the Congresswoman is on the record. Aye or Nay. She will tell you that she didn't start kissing babies just to end up suckling… Continue reading Corporatism rules; corporealism drools

Political petulance is poisoning the power of the people


Restoring the integrity of a government "by the people" Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in its veins. Edward Kennedy Men become accustomed to poison by degrees. Victor Hugo Control. Power. Money. It's the fang toothed hydra, the unholy trinity to which most of the people who run this country pay… Continue reading Political petulance is poisoning the power of the people

This time, it really is Daddy Warbucks’ war


"I love money, I love power, I love capitalism." - "Daddy Warbucks," from the Broadway musical, Annie (1982) It's not hyperbole, or the overused metaphor of the battle for electoral victory. It's a war for political power - a war fought with ammunition of bucks rather than bullets. Ho hum, you say? A tiresome analogy?… Continue reading This time, it really is Daddy Warbucks’ war

Post Traumatic Bush Disorder


How John McCain was screwed twice by the 43rd President of the United StatesThe experts say that the condition known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) shows up three to seven years after a veteran's return from war. Five-and-a-half years since the beginning of the Iraq War, seven years since the abuses at Enron and the… Continue reading Post Traumatic Bush Disorder

Words Taken Down


The Murky Puddle Left Behind When Terrible Truthand Corrupted Consequence CollideI was watching C-Span Tuesday and California Congressman Henry Waxman got up to speak on behalf of a resolution condemning the State Department's obstruction of the investigation of Iraqi government corruption. This malfeasance not only jeopardizes the future of the people of Iraq, but also… Continue reading Words Taken Down