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by | Sep 29, 2022

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) just offered a bipartisan tutorial in pathetic leadership. They demonstrated precisely how not to behave while holding positions of influence and authority.  Manchin made a complete fool of himself over the…

by | Sep 25, 2022

One of the ways that I try to raise the consciousness of my fellow humans is by telling them things that they don’t know and then asking them why they don’t already know those things. This admittedly obnoxious behavior is…

by | Sep 18, 2022

The desperate attempts by the White House, congressional Democrats, and the corporate media to refocus voter attention on abortion rather than inflation are failing. Most reputable polls show that the electorate is far more concerned about mismanagement of the economy…

by | Sep 13, 2022

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed an annual rise of 8.3 percent in August. The disheartening Bureau of Labor Statistics report arrived at an inconvenient time for the Biden administration. Despite knowing in advance that the bureau planned to release…

by | Sep 9, 2022

The dubiously named Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), a smorgasbord of energy subsidies, health-care policy changes, and tax reform measures, passed to laudatory acclaim from a broad Democratic and centrist coalition in August. One faction that was understandably mum, however, was…

by | Aug 31, 2022

If you had any doubts that those in power have dropped the pretense of fighting for the working class, you can dispense with them after the Biden administration’s latest concessions to the laptop class. From student loan forgiveness to subsidies…

by | Aug 28, 2022

Over the past 50 years, the United States has been moving from a high-trust society to a low-trust society, a trend with really bad effects on social cohesion. The federal government’s actions are a major cause of that decline. So…

by | Aug 18, 2022

You know the old joke: How can you tell when a politician is lying? When his/her lips are moving. That extreme cynicism about politicians — especially Democrats — is reinforced by the recent passage of the so-called Inflation Reduction Act…

by | Aug 17, 2022

Another week, another reminder that heavy-handed government industrial policy is in fashion. Nobel Prize-winning economist Michael Spence recently endorsed it as embodied in the newly passed CHIPS legislation, an attempt to bolster America’s semiconductor industry. The endorsement, like so many,…

by | Aug 9, 2022

There are a few Senate Republicans who’ve been bold enough, in the aftermath of the weekend’s disastrous passage in that body of the Orwellian-titled Inflation Reduction Act, to have taken a poke at the current minority leader, Mitch McConnell. Most…

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