Kerry Should Stay in Senate, Romney for Secretary of State

President Obama had lunch yesterday with Mitt Romney and one of the topics they discussed was Romney’s plan for making “government more efficient.” Obama has praised Romney for his work in running the Olympics and for his skills that could lend themselves to making the government work better, said Jay … Continue reading

Discounting Lives to Maximize Profits

Fires, manufacturing, Bangladesh, outsourcing, Walmart, sweatshops,     by WALTER BRASCH   Imitating Sgt. Schultz of “Hogan’s Heroes,” Walmart executives claimed they knew nothing—NOTHING—about working conditions in a garment factory in Bangladesh where 112 workers died and more than 150 were injured in a fire. Tazreen Fashions made Walmart’s Faded … Continue reading

L’Affaire Doofus Enters Third Week

And, after two weeks that have encompassed the Thanksgiving holiday, one can only presume that the Republican attack on peace on earth and good will to (hu)men will continue through the Solstice, at least, if not through all the Advent Sundays through Christmas.
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Truckin’ to Treason: The Hot Air of Secession

  by WALTER BRASCH   A white Ford F-250 pick-up rumbled through town, a Confederate rebel flag on a pole behind the cab; on the rear bumper were a pro-life and three Anti-Obama stickers, two of which could not be revealed in a family newspaper. It wasn’t a lone wolf … Continue reading

GOP-Qaeda Strikes Again

To the enemies of America, a giant propaganda victory is given, SPECIFICALLY to Al Qaeda. And, American command and control is diverted from paying attention to their latest round of recruitment, courtesy of the “patriots” of the GOP. Continue reading

New Majority Coalition

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, Americans, despite fierce opposition, just may have become the great melting pot Dr. Martin Luther King once dreamed America could be. A coalition made up of Blacks, Whites, Hispanics, and Asians; both straight and gay, of all different ethnic and religious backgrounds; young and old … Continue reading

University Governance Doesn’t Represent the People

  by Walter Brasch   About 800,000 Pennsylvanians are members of labor unions, and the state has a long history of union rights and activism, neither of the two largest university systems has a labor representative on its governing board. The only labor representative on the Board of Governors of … Continue reading

Joan Vennochi Makes The Case For Kerry As Secretary Of State

Over the many years that I have been blogging about Senator John Kerry, Boston Globe columnist Joan Vennochi has not always seen things eye to eye with Kerry, nor has been consistently in his corner. Needless to say, I was surprised and pleased to see her column today making the … Continue reading

Will John Kerry’s Senate Seat Come Up For Grabs

There’s a lot of chatter about Senator John Kerry possibly moving to the Cabinet, either as Secretary of State or Secretary of Defense, and there’s some worrying going on in Massachusetts about the possibility of another special election to fill his seat. The agita is understandable—Democrats are still bruised over … Continue reading