I'm giving up officially. On politics. Specifically, American politics. I was raised in what my mother regularly called "a Democratic kitchen" in the South, by parents who had been Roosevelt Democrats. My father cast his first vote as a 21...
Can this country be all for everyone and no one has to pay taxes? Roads, schools, hospitals, parks to be built. Wars to be fought and the country to be defended. Don’t be mad at me, but I think I just sent you to the unemployment line and slashed your benefits.
Kesmarn's brilliant article, Please, tear that price tag off!, impresses the powerful image of our democracy and citizenry as a 500 pound patient, too bloated to help itself or accomplish even the most minor tasks required for its subsistence...
Two years ago, the American people delivered their mandate. They chose an intelligent, intellectual, well-spoken and inspirational African American man to lead their country as President of the United States. Not only did they merely elect him and his...
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Watch live: President Obama is scheduled to speak today at approximately 1:00 pm at a Democratic rally from the front steps of the Doheny Memorial Library, the site of previous speeches delivered by sitting President Gerald R. Ford and...
Democrats have wasted an historic moment.  A mandate that is given by the people once every couple of generations.  The people spoke and said bring change and restore our country.  Democrats of course talked a good game saying we...
At great risk to their personal safety and careers, GOP insiders smuggled out an early draft of the Republican Tea Party's Pledge to America and have provided it exclusively to PlanetPOV. As you'll see, this draft is quite startling in...
Last Thursday, The GOP released their "Pledge" to America and the only positive thing one can say about them after seeing what's in it is that Republicans finally have shown they believe in recycling. Their "pledge" was very general, promising...

Are We the Sheeple?

I guess campaign season's started in earnest now. Congress has returned from its summer hiatus. (If you think they have too long a holiday, come to the UK. Parliament's out July, August and September, the last month being the...

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