I was raised by people born before The Great Depression. Their parents were part of the great migration from Europe at the turn of the 20th century. They rose from hardscrabble and meager beginnings to become the prototypical hard-working, high school educated, American middle class suburbanites who made the Golden Age of America post-World War … More You Do Know That’s an Anchor – the Lie of Supply-Side Economics
I’m extremely proud to report that Coffee Party USA posted this essay and invited Kathleen as a guest to speak about her experiences on one of their BlogTalkRadio shows, Lunch With Louden. Kathleen’s laughter is contagious as she happily explains her use of the word, “chatty,” as part of her email ID. She’s one of … More “I’m capable of it, so why wouldn’t I do it?” – One Engaged Citizen Who’s a Model for Us All
Here’s a peek into how our elected officials were working for us last week…….or not. We all know now how Toomey and the rest of the Senate voted. The Republican junior senator from Pennsylvania voted to send our government into default. We all know now that 144 House members – all Republicans – did the … More A Plea to Ordinary Republicans
None of the revelations so far surrounding PRISM strike me as all that newsworthy. Our country’s leaders have had a long love affair with spying. The real question is why the sudden outrage and worry about the government abusing this power? Even better, where was the outrage from the right when Bush was doing it illegally? It … More Now We’re Angry About Spying?