"The next time you’re bombarded with over-the-top claims about how our country is doomed or the world is coming apart at the seams, brush off the cynics and fearmongers. Because the truth is, if you had to choose any time in the course of human history to be alive, you’d choose this one. Right here … Continue reading Which Way Out of Neoliberalism: Fascism or Socialism?
https://twitter.com/tomselliott/status/1067746578226704384 By Robert Rapier Forbes September 20, 2019 There is a great irony that spans the presidential terms of George W. Bush andBarack Obama. President Bush, widely viewed as a Texas oil man, presided over eight straight years of declining U.S. crude oil production. In the year 2000, just before President Bush took office, U.S. … Continue reading Obama Responsible for Biggest Increase in Fossil Fuels in History of United States
https://youtu.be/wR3xwENK7Jo by Jim Kavanagh edited by O Society August 16, 2019 The two-year Mueller investigation of Donald Trump’s alleged collusion (“largely synonymous with conspiracy”) with Russia is over. Nothingburger. The 448-page Mueller Report has been published in full, and made into a dramatic hour-and-twenty-minute stage performance adapted by a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright with a cast of Hollywood stars. Yawn. Then … Continue reading Dead Man’s Hand: The Impeachment Gambit
https://youtu.be/N_dUmDBfp6k by Craig Murray edited by O Society August 12, 2019 Douglas Adams famously suggested the answer to life, the universe and everything is 42. In the world of the political elite, the answer is Russiagate. What caused the electorate to turn on the political elite, to defeat Hillary Clinton and to rush to Brexit? … Continue reading In the Reality-Based World, Russia-gate is Dead. In the World of Political Theater, it is Still the New 42
by Andrew Levine edited by O Society August 6, 2019 How do I hate thee? Counting the ways would be a fool’s errand; there are too many ways. They have to do with your hypocrisy, cowardice, and servility. Circumstances change, but these traits have been constant themes in Democratic Party politics seemingly from time immemorial. … Continue reading Democrats, How Do I Hate Thee?
One of our readers asked about the recent Democratic primary debates. These debates are terrible because the people who set them up at CNN, FoxNews, MSNBC, etc make them terrible on purpose. These mainstream media outlets benefit from keeping the status quo simply because they are corporations. Someone like Bernie Sanders scares corporations because he … Continue reading A Guide To Bad Faith Arguments Against Bernie Sanders
by Paul Street Truthdig edited by O Society April 26, 2019 No matter what Donald Trump tweets, no matter how his hand-picked attorney general, William Barr, spins its findings, Robert Mueller’s report is a referral for impeachment. Mueller felt constrained by Justice Department guidelines holding that a sitting president cannot be criminally indicted. To make … Continue reading Does the Democratic Party Prefer Trump in the White House?