“We oppose and condemn the action of the Democratic Convention in sponsoring a civil rights program calling for the elimination of segregation, social equality by Federal fiatt, regulations of private Read more
After decades of tepid negotiations, Russia and China concluded a gas deal, with Russia being the supplier. Read more
At Passover, we tell the story of a Pharaoh who was inhospitable to strangers in his land. In America today, it's Tea Party that attacks anyone in favor of sensible immigration reform. Read more
As we near the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil starts clearing out the poor from local Shanty towns. Over 5,000 people were evicted from their temporary homes with no apparent solution to find them permanent housing. So where will Brazil hide their poor during the Olympic games? Maybe behind a giant wall like China did in 2008.
The left criticizes Obama over NSA surveillance, lack of action on climate change and immigration, and being too conciliatory with the big banks. Read more
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Since I wrote my blog on Punishing Putin, I received several phone calls from friends offering suggestion. The response I liked best was : "Ignore Him!" Many will say, but you can't ignore him. Read more
The healthcare push led to 7 million sign-ups, surpassing the Administration's targets, and giving a boost to this new program, while getting more Americans covered. Read more
This morning I took a look at the different tweets from the party leadership (Democrats and Republicans). You will notice something very interesting about Mitch Mcconnell's tweet. He doesn't mention Healthcare. Why is that?
Over the last two weeks, Western nations have announced a layered sanctions plan to deal with Putin's aggression in the Ukraine. Read more
Recently I have been reading about the situation in the Middle East, specifically the Israel/Palestine impasse, and started to wonder what has happened to create such a divisive atmosphere when there Read more
In Russia's recent power plays and provocation, some commentators compare to 1930s Europe, others see the specter of the Soviet spread, but it's really a new challenge to the new world order. Read more
A short while ago I was asked my opinion of Citizen’s United v. Read more
Listen up Moderate Democrats and Far Right Republicans. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will never ever, ever be repealed. Why? Let me break it down! Read more