The Insanity of Our Healthcare System

Minimum wage workers make too much money to receive healthcare they can’t afford:

On American Superiority by James Gustave Speth

On American Superiority by James Gustave Speth.

The Big Lie – NYTimes.com

The Big Lie – NYTimes.com.

Alabama AG Luther Strange Recommends Repealing Parts Of State Immigration Law.

Kindness is Society

As I watched news coverage last night of the vote to repeal Ohio’s union busting law that newly elected Republican governor, John Kasich, rammed through the state legislature earlier this year, I was struck about the massive margin the vote garnered.  Issue 2, written so that a “no” vote was “for” repeal, went down by a wide margin, with over 60 percent voting against stripping union rights.  Kasich, publicly rebuked for this blatant over-reach, was appropriately humble in a post-election statement.  Read the rest of this entry

What the Costumes Reveal – NYTimes.com

What the Costumes Reveal – NYTimes.com.

When it comes to tangibly honoring great Americans, Washington tends to drag its collective feet, usually decades, before making room along the Mall for a tribute.  The notable exception is the Viet Nam war memorial that was completed a mere 7 years after the war ended; the impetus to build it so quickly was the hope that it would begin to heal the hemorrhaging wound of the Viet Nam war on our society.  It fulfilled that hope for the healing to begin.  Read the rest of this entry

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