It's Politics Stupid!

In May 2009, former International Monetary Fund chief economist Simon Johnson wrote an important essay in The Atlantic on the origins and implications of the 2008 financial collapse, called "The Quiet Coup."


Ding Dong the Witch is Dead

Margaret Thatcher visits with Augusto Pinochet while he was under house arrest in London.

Margaret Thatcher is dead.


Are You a Prol?

Labor Day Demonstration against child labor - 1909

So if "class warfare" actually breaks out (we’re not talking about beheading rich folks .... yet!) with what "class" do you identify?


Next Generation Learns to Lead

How are leaders made? Is it possible to raise children to become tomorrow's elected officials, or at least active voters? Wondering what my peers and I must do to rear a successful next generation, I’ve come up with one answer: involvement.


The GOP Is Banking on Replacement Refs

Romney's 47% insult to America was quickly followed by his 14% tax returns and an ever-diminishing percentage in the polls but he says it's still "early" in the race.


The Multinational Takeover of American Elections

Mitt Romney’s  overseas trip has been fodder for the press and media as quite a source of humor and more example of fumbling and mumbling we have seen from the candidate since the primary season kicked off.   Something that has been noted is that his trip was in reality a visit with potential don


Evil, Rich People Don’t Have Rights

Rich people may be evil but they have rights


Cyber Warfare Is Coming to America: What Can We Expect?

President Obama signed an executive order back in June of 2011 that lay out the rules of cyber warfare against our enemies with attacks on their grid system and t


"Mom, I got!" How to avoid becoming a victim of fraud?

three o'clock in the morning. Wake up on the growing roar of turbines - so I have a signal the arrival of SMSes. "Mom, I got! Immediately went to number 900 rubles ... ".