I Hate it When I’m Right

THE "IDIOT" FACTOR IN TRUMP POLITICS Some months before the election I offered my final word on Donald Trump...or so I had hoped. Turns out...not so much. Anyway, in this post I suggested that Trump supporters could be divided into three categories: Idiots, Bigots, and Political Sociopaths (though I didn't use that particular term, I... Continue Reading →

The Left’s “Hillary Conundrum”

VOTE WITH YOUR HEAD OR VOTE WITH YOUR HEART Robert Reich and Chris Hedges, two men I have a great deal of respect for, give voice to debate that all left liberals are struggling with. Do we vote, yet again, for disappointing nominee, relegating left wing positions to secondary status in the Democratic Party, or... Continue Reading →

Did Welfare Reform Work?

SPOILER ALERT! NO! This week, the New York Times Retro Report puts a spotlight on President Clinton's 1996 Welfare Reform Act. Given the appealing monica (see what I did there!) Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act, a Democratic president signed into law what was, up until that point, a conservative wet dream. With clueless pride President... Continue Reading →

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