‘There’s A Grief That Can’t Be Spoken …’

I searched for him for years and then, almost by accident, I found the story right there at home, in the Santa Fe New Mexican. Even odder, one of the stories, a front page story, was dated 1990, and I was LIVING in Santa Fe in 1990, and read the paper just about every day. How did I miss it? Continue reading

The Treasonous Shame of Forbes Magazine

What Mr. Lost Cause writes (with the hilarious projection “The rewritten history of the Civil War began …”) is straight up Neoconfederate hogwash, intended to drop a turd in the punchbowl of the 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg and Vicksburg. Continue reading

Pink Sneaks Cushion a Will for Women’s Rights

  by Walter and Rosemary Brasch   The filibuster is at the core of the U.S. senate. It’s also why nothing of much significance has been done the past decade. Under Senate rules, senators can filibuster any legislation. They can just stand up and start talking. They can talk about … Continue reading

The Alter Boys Continue to Despise the People and their Votes

Rather than openly gut the Voting Rights Act, they merely poison it so that it cannot be used.[ Way to go, Supes! One of those “too clever by half” Machiavellian dodges they specialize in. Continue reading

Peggy Noonan and the Cuckoo Birds

The “Tea Party” is a multi-headed hydra founded and funded by the Kochtopus. I covered this at length in 2010, and it’s NOT in dispute. The “cuckoo” Tea Partiers are NOT Republicans, but a fifth column within the GOP who are responsible as much as anyone and MORE than anyone for creating the long paralysis of the congress since 2011. Continue reading

Your Friendly Neighborhood Totalitarian State

by Walter Brasch  It makes no difference if Edward Snowden, who had fled to Hong Kong and revealed that the American government was spying upon American citizens, is a traitor or a hero. Intelligence agencies from China, Russia, England, Israel, and maybe even Lichtenstein, probably already know that the National … Continue reading

Squandering the American Dream with Wasteful Spending

Do we really need 234 military golf courses around the world, an $80 million military ski resort in the Bavarian Alps and a parade of unnecessary weapons, ships, and planes?It is increasingly obvious that our enormous untouchable “military” budget is not always being used for our national defense.Likewise, our massive … Continue reading