Trump’s threat-tweet about funding to Berkeley is a dog whistle to distract his base

Trump’s threat to cut funding is either more evidence of how ignorant he is of the facts, or it’s evidence of him blowing a dog whistle to his base as part of a leadership style that is predicated on intimidation, misinformation, misdirection, and bullying even when he has no power to do what he threatens … More Trump’s threat-tweet about funding to Berkeley is a dog whistle to distract his base

Only #Sanders has any credibility on controlling Wall Street and reforming campaign financing

There is only one candidate for president with any credibility when it comes to reining in Wall Street and doing something to end the corrupting influence that Big and Dark Money have over our elected officials. As terrible as right-wing and ultra-conservative ideology is for everyone (including the ‘true believers’ who live with the rest … More Only #Sanders has any credibility on controlling Wall Street and reforming campaign financing

Republican voters: You have more in common with #Sanders than you probably want to admit

Are you in an income category that will see a tax increase under Sanders’ proposals? How many people do you know personally who would have their taxes raised? The question of which income group can and should be paying more, both in real dollars and percentage of their incomes, for all of society’s benefits is … More Republican voters: You have more in common with #Sanders than you probably want to admit

What Costco has to teach the 99-percenters who think they’re Republicans

It’s not complicated. Every retailer, restaurant, and corporation in America can do what Costco is doing, but they don’t. Why is that? I think it’s because the people who own and run these businesses refuse to look beyond next quarter’s financial statements. Their thought processes, their vision, and their values don’t include ways to share … More What Costco has to teach the 99-percenters who think they’re Republicans