Monthly Archives: September 2011

Third World America

I worked as a nurse in southern Louisiana, dubbed Acadiana. It was a beautiful place full of lush green foliage and winding country roads, with classic French architecture. People were polite. People were gracious. The food was extraordinary and the … Continue reading

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One Nation Under God

The suggestion that America is a Christian nation and that the ‘Founding Fathers’ were all ‘good Christian men’ with this intention, is a lie perpetrated by the Religious Right in their unceasing attempt to form a Dominionist United States and … Continue reading

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Tax the Greedy to Feed the Needy

Pity poor John Fleming! It is so sad that the Louisiana Republican would have so little left over, after paying his taxes, should the tax proposal endorsed by President Obama come to fruition. A mere four hundred thousand, after he … Continue reading

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The Truth about ALEC

From its own mission statement, the American Legislative Exchange Council exists to “advance the Jeffersonian principles of free markets, limited government, federalism, and individual liberty, through a nonpartisan public-private partnership of America’s state legislators, members of the private sector, the … Continue reading

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A Nice Cuppa Tea

The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism. Franklin Delano Roosevelt  TEA party … Continue reading

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Kristallnacht Reborn

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana  Fascism grows surreptitiously in societies where discontent from economic disenfranchisement runs rampant. Anarchy provides the most fertile medium for its growth, and disillusionment, the best fertilizer. It … Continue reading

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Wake Up, America!

“Erwache, Deutschland!” was the rallying call of the National Socialist German Workers Party, the NSDAP, the Nazis. The party was German nationalist, but it actually represented wealthy industrialists such as Thyssen, Krupp, and Vogler, rather than the worker, and it … Continue reading

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