8 Days to Go: Republicans Champion Lottery Capitalism, Which We Can’t Afford

In this absolutely critical election year for our democracy, it is very important that voters understand that one of the key reasons they absolutely must vote Democratic is because the Republican Party is very bad for the economy. Their treatment of … Continue reading

The Trump Trade War Will Cost Us All

I keep saying this and Trump keeps proving it… Donald Trump gets his talking points and his policy guidance from the CALLERS to right wing talk radio shows. Not the hosts, but the callers. These are people with nothing to … Continue reading

There Are No Excuses in the “Richest Country in the World”

While everyone has been obsessed with life in Donny World, the United States passed a remarkable milestone last week, thanks to the Obama Economy. (And no, you cannot give Trump credit; he has done nothing in 16 months, except pile … Continue reading

Cutting Trump’s Crap on Trade

As of this coming Sunday, Donald Trump will have been in office for 16 months. He started running for president more than three years ago. In that 36 months or more, how is it possible that a man who is … Continue reading

A Trade War? Now? More Proof of Trump Incompetence

This morning, seemingly before his “Executive Time,” Trump Tweeted the following: When a country (USA) is losing many billions of dollars on trade with virtually every country it does business with, trade wars are good, and easy to win. Example, … Continue reading

Wharton Grad Donny Flubs the Basics of the Stock Market

This morning, Lord Donny Tweeted the following: In the “old days,” when good news was reported, the Stock Market would go up. Today, when good news is reported, the Stock Market goes down. Big mistake, and we have so much … Continue reading

Trump and the GOP: Making China Great Again

Donald Trump likes to brag about how great the economy has been for the last year. Some of the things he takes credit for are just plain bizarre. For example, there are these Tweets from a couple days ago: More … Continue reading

What Do We Want to Be? Part II – Fiscal Responsibility

There is no bigger joke in the body politic of the United States than when a Republican touts “fiscal responsibility.” They have no concept of what it means to be fiscally responsible and they treat tax dollars as both the … Continue reading

The GOP Has Us Serfing, USA

I have been called many things over the years, so if you think calling me a capitalist is an insult, you’re barking up the wrong tree. I am a capitalist and I will be one until someone comes up with … Continue reading

Don’t Buy the Republican Lie – We Are NOT Broke!

One of the most persistent lies Republicans tell to get people to vote for them is the one in which they claim the United States is too broke to afford to do things we have to do. This is an … Continue reading

We Need Tax Reform, But Not the GOP Version

So, no that the current GOP has been skunked on their bid to take away your healthcare, they are about to turn their attention to their other pet issue; taxes. More specifically, they plan to cut them. Seriously. At a … Continue reading

Why Republicans Lie About the Debt Ceiling

As anyone who has read this blog on a regular basis knows, I am in no way a “Chicken Little” liberal. I tend to be what Stephanie Miller refers to as a. “Happy Clappy” liberal because I tend to take … Continue reading

Cutting the Crap on Paul Ryan’s Lies on Twitter

This will be a quick one… Speaker of the House Paul Ryan Tweeted this out just now: An American company taxed at 44.6% here would only be taxed at 15% in Canada. How do we expect our businesses to compete … Continue reading

Why Americans Don’t Like Progressives: Case Study

Sometimes, the professional left says something true that is still self-defeating. Like the following: Look at David Corn’s reaction to a Lord Donny Tweet crowing about a stock market rally that has been ongoing for about 7 years. Then, I’ll … Continue reading

Jobs and Income: Democrats vs. Republicans

Every election season, unicorn progressives and the professional left try to entice me to vote for an independent or third party. Hell; over the weekend, one of them was already pushing Someone like that for 2020. As if we don’t … Continue reading