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July 4th: A day set aside for an American independence that does not exist

July 4th: A day set aside for an American independence that does not exist

On Thursday, America will pause for a rare mid-week holiday to celebrate Independence Day. Yep, the 4th of July is Independence Day, the day we celebrate the signing of the…

Is it time to dump the Internet and move on?

Is it time to dump the Internet and move on?

Robert Samuelson, economic columnist for The Washington Post, says it’s time to admit the Internet was a colossal mistake, shut the damn thing down, and move on. He might be…

Bible-thumpers misuse the ‘good book’ to justify homophobia

Bible-thumpers misuse the ‘good book’ to justify homophobia

Wow.  The rabid right wing is in a tizzy because the United States Supreme Court — how dare them! — decided gays have some — but not yet all —…

Maybe it’s time to just shout down the rabid right

Maybe it’s time to just shout down the rabid right

Opponents of a push by the rabid right in Texas to impose one of the harshest anti-abortion measures in the country won their right Tuesday because, basically, they shouted down…

Bush and Obama: Do both belong in jail?

Bush and Obama:  Do both belong in jail?

Interesting, but sad, that the rank and file of both parties in Capitol Hill are scrambling to find excuses to excuse and rationalize the increased spying on Americans by the…

Memo to Joe Biden: You lost on gun control. Move on.

Memo to Joe Biden: You lost on gun control.  Move on.

After the shocking and senseless shootings and murders at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut late last year, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden felt sure they…

The real terrorists are our so-called leaders who allow spying on Americans

The real terrorists are our so-called leaders who allow spying on Americans

The despotic government that runs the United States of America has made it clear that it supports spying 24/7 on any and all American citizens. The current administration of Barack…

The American government: It is, therefore it spies on everyone

The American government:  It is, therefore it spies on everyone

For many Americans, probably most, it came as no shock that Uncle Sam spys on his citizens 24/7. We’ve been writing about the constant surveillance for a long time here…

The Gestapo is alive and well in the American government

The Gestapo is alive and well in the American government

It’s official:  America today is no better than Nazi Germany.  It’s no different than Soviet Russia was during the height of communism.  The so-called land of the free and home…

Nineteen years, one day at a time

Nineteen years, one day at a time

Tonight, I will attend a meeting that is on my schedule for this date every year. It’s a meeting that I make sure has no conflicts for that date.   If…