The moment Donald Trump descended from his gilded tower and anointed himself as the savior of the United States, I worried. While the press, the Democrats, and most Republicans had a good laugh, I read right-wing websites. I knew Trump had a rabid following. While the left laughed, Trump took over the radical right […]
The Kochs: Selling America the Libertarian Hoax
Libertarian-Infused Government won’t be heaven . .. it will be hell When you hear Koch Industries ads and listen to fawning pundits, you’d think that David and Charles are single-handedly building a new kind of America – full of freedom and progressive policies. And, by their testimony, this new utopia is being created through their business. They […]
What Does “Take Our Country Back” Mean?
Starting in 2009, crowds of angry Americans burst onto the political scene ranting about debt, deficits, socialism, and healthcare reform. They waved copies of the Constitution, hoisted the “Don’t Tread on Me” flag, called the President a traitor, and vowed to take America back. In all of the chaos, many people, including the corporate media, neglected to ask the most important […]