If there is any fossil fuel that we love as much as our gasoline, it is natural gas. For many, it heats our homes, cooks our food, warms our bathwater and dries our clothes. It is always there at the turn of a knob or a touch of a switch […]
It is yet again another a sad commentary on the state of affairs in Washington, D.C. that the presentation by President...
March is Women’s History Month, a time to recognize and celebrate great strides in women’s fight for equality, but...
As the American middle class contracts, it is worth considering the ramifications this might have on gay, lesbian, bisexual,...
Our economy has recovered remarkably since the housing market collapse in 2007 and 2008 led to layoffs across the country and substantial losses in the financial sector. Sadly, the economic recovery has largely gone to the highest earners – the housing market is climbing back and Wall Street salaries are […]Read more ›
Since the political activation in the 1970s of the “moral majority” and “religious right,” the policy agenda of the “greed is good” Wall Street and Military Industrial Complex faction in America has been advanced under the cloak of religious morality. It’s quite a cute trick. Some of the most egregiously […]Read more ›
If there is one true stereotype about gay people it is that we have a special talent for fixing up dilapidated neighborhoods and turning them into coveted destinations.Read more ›
Congress approved legislation last week that suspended the debt ceiling until March of 2015. Our choice was simple, vote to increase the debt limit as we have 117 times prior, or default on our debt. Failure to raise the ceiling would have caused havoc in the financial markets worldwide, dramatically […]Read more ›
It’s hard not to suspect the horny hand of the CIA being involved in the latest wave of destabilizations against governments unfriendly to the U.S. in places like Venezuela and Ukraine, and who knows where else. Nothing seems to be tempering the zeal of the elements managing the growing global octopus […]Read more ›
It was difficult to read The National Football League’s report on bullying that occurred in the Miami Dolphins locker room. The investigation found that several teammates, led by Richard Incognito, serially harassed offensive lineman Jonathan Martin. The locker room had degenerated into a perverse workplace environment and a culture that […]Read more ›