Would We Be Better Off If John McCain Were President?

Presidents serve the institutional interests of the corporations behind them. A President McCain may have at least triggered a true progressive fight. July 17, 2011  | Beth Rankin / Flickr Creative Commons Photo Credit: Beth Rankin / Flickr Creative Commons  The following piece first appeared on Truthdig.   Democrats were united on one issue in … Continue reading Would We Be Better Off If John McCain Were President?

Words Amount to Nothing Without Corresponding Action

Even after the SCOTUS upheld Obama’s signature legislation those of us who have at least a modicum of political savvy are left wondering if, as Rall states: “Is he a wimp? Or were liberals wrong about him—was Obama an establishment conservative from the start?”  Speaking from a personal level, I have the sinking suspicion that … Continue reading Words Amount to Nothing Without Corresponding Action