Monthly Archives: July 2015

BIBI AND CONGRESS ARE ABOUT TO DO SOMETHING DUMB

Before discuss the highly stupid thing some US politicians and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are doing to kill the nuclear deal Iran just signed with the P5+1, let’s quickly review what happened since July 14. Even with the absence … Continue reading

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CONGRESS VOTED TO SHUT DOWN YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW WHERE THE GMO FOODS ARE

Have any of you noticed the way Congress creates bill names which are the complete opposite of what the legislation will actually do? Remember the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996? Removing Welfare recipients from the rolls … Continue reading

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YOU IGNORE THAT SANDRA BLAND DIED OVER A CIGARETTE

A few years ago, I shared a Reuters story about a restaurant owner in Turkey who was shot dead after he tried to stop customers from smoking in his establishment. Some Americans laughed at the killing, as if to say … Continue reading

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HILLARY’S MINIMUM WAGE DANCE AND MIDDLE CLASS SHUFFLE

2016 Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton turned in another mass-market political performance of saying a lot and committing to nothing during her nuanced response to the movement for increasing the national minimum wage to $15: “I think part of the … Continue reading

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‘GO SET A WATCHMAN’ BACKLASH – TO FIT WHOSE NOVEL RACE FANTASY?

Much of America is losing its collective Sugar-Honey-Iced-Tea over the new Harper Lee book, Go Set a Watchman—a quasi-sequel of sorts to the author’s classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, but the former features hero attorney Atticus Finch as an older man … Continue reading

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WHAT’S AT STAKE IN GREECE

As we approach the conclusion of Greece’s referendum today to see what “The People” think about the European Union’s bailout package in the face of that recent International Monetary Fund’s bombshell&more on that shocker later—I want to crystalize the issue … Continue reading

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THE SOUTH LOST THE WAR (BEFORE IT WON)

There are three ways to win wars. On the street… On the battlefield… At the policy table… Or through a combination of the three approaches. For example, the continent of Africa expelled European colonizers to gain independence, correct? Perhaps, but African … Continue reading

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