Posts Tagged: democrats

Who is throwing this party?

  “The two real political parties in America are the Winners and the Losers. The people don’t acknowledge this. They claim membership in two imaginary parties, the Republicans and the Democrats, instead.” -Kurt Vonnegut

Who is throwing this party?

  “The two real political parties in America are the Winners and the Losers. The people don’t acknowledge this. They claim membership in two imaginary parties, the Republicans and the Democrats, instead.” -Kurt Vonnegut

I can’t hear you

“It requires wisdom to understand wisdom; the music is nothing if the audience is deaf” -Walter Lipman

I can’t hear you

“It requires wisdom to understand wisdom; the music is nothing if the audience is deaf” -Walter Lipman

Support our president

For the last few years, whenever President Obama addresses the nation, it is with a sincere attempt to plead with the American public to hold politicians accountable for their inaction in order to avert the latest GOP created crisis. He

Support our president

For the last few years, whenever President Obama addresses the nation, it is with a sincere attempt to plead with the American public to hold politicians accountable for their inaction in order to avert the latest GOP created crisis. He

Master debaters

Whenever there are political debates, contention on the floor of the Senate, or simply politicians grandstanding for the cameras, all our politicians seem to do is just spew vitriol about the other party’s political agenda.  The main focus of these

Master debaters

Whenever there are political debates, contention on the floor of the Senate, or simply politicians grandstanding for the cameras, all our politicians seem to do is just spew vitriol about the other party’s political agenda.  The main focus of these

There is no debating

With everyone in America seemingly in dire straits financially, people struggling, hurting and penny pinching, losing jobs, having homes foreclosed on, families having to tighten their belts and conserve what little money they have it makes me wonder what people

There is no debating

With everyone in America seemingly in dire straits financially, people struggling, hurting and penny pinching, losing jobs, having homes foreclosed on, families having to tighten their belts and conserve what little money they have it makes me wonder what people

The high price of education

The price of an education at an upper echelon university is becoming somewhat of a joke.  The median price for a top tier private university is near the $41k a year mark.  That translates to about $164k for a four-year

The high price of education

The price of an education at an upper echelon university is becoming somewhat of a joke.  The median price for a top tier private university is near the $41k a year mark.  That translates to about $164k for a four-year

Where’s the party at?

Am I Rip Van Winkle? Have I been asleep under the tree of democracy and have now woken up in a different time and a different era? What the hell happened to political parties in this country? It was never

Where’s the party at?

Am I Rip Van Winkle? Have I been asleep under the tree of democracy and have now woken up in a different time and a different era? What the hell happened to political parties in this country? It was never

Take off the blinders

All I hear around me is contempt for a government that has taken us to the edge of a treacherous abyss, teetering perilously close to an impending economic collapse and yet little in response as to what these naysayers are

Take off the blinders

All I hear around me is contempt for a government that has taken us to the edge of a treacherous abyss, teetering perilously close to an impending economic collapse and yet little in response as to what these naysayers are

Be careful what you ask for

I have been disturbed by what I have been reading in the media lately.  Well to be honest, its not just one thing that disturbs me.  But this one thing in particular has been aggravating me for some time now,

Be careful what you ask for

I have been disturbed by what I have been reading in the media lately.  Well to be honest, its not just one thing that disturbs me.  But this one thing in particular has been aggravating me for some time now,

Why the GOP doesn’t know Dick

In a move that has angered Republicans, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced he’s making a recess appointment of Richard Cordray to be the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, sidestepping the Senate confirmation process. I’m so happy

Why the GOP doesn’t know Dick

In a move that has angered Republicans, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced he’s making a recess appointment of Richard Cordray to be the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, sidestepping the Senate confirmation process. I’m so happy