Call this the law of unintended consequences to constant tax cuts and austerity measures by the GOP. Last night, in between approving city expenditures and other routine agenda items, the Topeka, Kansas City Council debated one rather controversial one: decriminalizing domestic violence. Here’s what happened: Last month, the Shawnee County District Attorney’s office, facing a [...]
When socialism comes to this country, it won’t be through the government. It’ll be through its corporations.
The difference in corporate media coverage of the Tea Party rallies versus the coverage of the Occupy Wall Street couldn’t be any more different. CNN, who hosted the recent “Tea Party GOP Debate”, and Fox, who endlessly promote everything Tea Party, trip over each other to give legitimacy to a movement that is primarily white, [...]
I’m utterly sickened by this. President Obama has decided to issue a waiver allowing continued U.S. military aid to four countries that use child soldiers for the second consecutive year. The Obama administration says it will waive penalties under the Child Soldiers Prevention Act to prevent a cutoff of military assistance to Chad, the Democratic [...]
The Occupy Wall Street protests have been going on for 18 days now. During the last 18 days, I’ve had people tell me the protesters are nothing but a bunch of marxist, communist, socialist, anarchists bent on destroying capitalism. To them I say “Your corporate masters thank you for your support”. These protests aren’t about [...]