A Trump Bailout to Save the Obama Bailout

"Insanity is making the same mistakes over and over again expecting different results." "If you keep doing what you've been doing, don't be surprised when you keep getting what you've been getting." ~ Narcotics Anonymous While it will take years to sort through the details, Trump’s $2 trillion COVID-19 response is a double-down on Obama's … Continue reading A Trump Bailout to Save the Obama Bailout

A Culture of Cheating?

A companion piece to A Culture of Propaganda? by Lawrence Davidson edited by O Society March 11, 2020 Part I: Cheating as a Perennial Problem Cheating - and the lying which is its constant companion - is probably as old as the human species. Not coincidentally, this is probably also how long we have known these traits … Continue reading A Culture of Cheating?

Why Does Bernie Sanders Call Himself a “Socialist?”

by O Society Feb 10, 2020 One of our O Society people sent the following message: It seems like with a country this big we would have better choices.  I am afraid Trump is going to win again.  I am amazed by how many people we know who really, really support Trump.  One recently confronted … Continue reading Why Does Bernie Sanders Call Himself a “Socialist?”

Noam Chomsky (2): On the Lesser of Two Evils

PleaseRobert Scheer interviews Noam Chomsky (part 2) edited by O Society Jan 18, 2020 Robert Scheer:  They all started out as sympathetic to some notion of Zionism. And a lot of it informed by the Holocaust, the tragedy occurred for Jews, and the feeling maybe there could not be assimilation, or a place for Jews … Continue reading Noam Chomsky (2): On the Lesser of Two Evils

I Helped Sell the False Choice of War in Iraq. It’s Happening Again

  by Col Lawrence Wilkerson edited by O Society Jan 8, 2019 Fifteen years ago, Colin Powell, then the secretary of state, spoke at the United Nations to sell pre-emptive war with Iraq. As his chief of staff, I helped Secretary Powell paint a clear picture war was the only choice, when “we confront a regime that harbors … Continue reading I Helped Sell the False Choice of War in Iraq. It’s Happening Again

The Impeachment Iceberg

One of our O Society people asked: "Read Trump's 6-Page Letter to Pelosi and then Fact Checker: Breaking Down Trump's Letter to Pelosi in the Washington Post. I would like to hear your opinion about these two articles." You asked for it... my opinion is I don't care what Donald Trump says and am not going to … Continue reading The Impeachment Iceberg

Impeachment: What Lies Beneath?

by Jim Kavanaugh edited by O Society Dec 18, 2019 The Raw The Democrats now reveal the hand they’re going to play for impeachment.  I vehemently argue against playing this game and point out how futile it is, but, seeing the two cards actually laid out on the table, even I am gobsmacked at what a … Continue reading Impeachment: What Lies Beneath?