Soooo?

Greed is the purview of the rich?  Only the man takes down the underprivileged? Pa. woman gets 9 yrs in minority-owned bank fraud 8/12/2011 | APNews A Pittsburgh woman will...

Really it is your money

A friend sent me this email!  RE-ELECT NO ONE ! The U.S. Congress sets a federal budget every year in the trillions of dollars. Few people know how much money that is so we created a breakdown of federal spending in simple terms. Let's...

Anatomy of Bush's Crash

Many of my debating buddies like to point to the crash in 2008 as a comparison to today's financial difficulties as a result of the economic/tax policies of the previous administration.  Actually it was the culmination of policies set in motion under...

Completely random

I know this is completely random, but does the Iowa straw poll even matter anymore?  Isn't the fact that Perry is way to much like Bush going to deter a lot of voters?   And who is really anxious for  tomorrow's vote in Wisconsin?

Factions and Democracy

Words like ‘freedom’ and ‘democracy’ get used excessively in American politics. Too few of us have stopped to consider what these words really mean. ‘Freedom’ from what? ‘Freedom’ to do what? How much ‘democracy’ do we actually have? How much...