America is an armed camp. It brims with guns. It is proud of its guns. It lauds its military above all other institutions, and it [more…]
I wasn't going to mention it, but someone asked, so here's what I think of Trump's tax plan.
Well, I can't write that here.
History always has something doesn't it?
Here is John Aziz writing at Pieria:
"So what does that mean today, as we get caught up in [more…]
Losing John Boehner from his post as leader of the fractious Republican party in the House of Representatives marks another step in the slow attrition [more…]
While preparing for a speech here I came across this:
"The shrinking of the middle class is not a failure of capitalism. It's a failure [more…]
The Fed's decision last week not to raise interest rates has produced a predictable burst of apoplexy in the banking industry.
Banks would [more…]
I am not sure I understand the point of Alexander Kaufman's column in the Huffington Post. In it he takes Paul Krugman to task for [more…]
Silly season is well and truly underway.
Earlier this week Jeb! - formerly known as Jeb Bush - released his great spanking new tax plan. [more…]
There is little more depressing than American presidential politics at the moment. It is, to borrow a phrase, theater of the absurd.
Hillary Clinton is [more…]
Well, actually let's not.
Just as much as I decry single minded adherence to what I have called the binary vision of our world, as [more…]