“Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.” – Laurence J. Peter Continue reading The USA is a democracy, dammit!
Let’s talk turkey. Continue reading What price the “special relationship”?
Poverty in the USA is the focus of a deeply disturbing report that the Trump Administration will ignore. Continue reading Where is the humanity? Where the compassion?
Wake up America! Continue reading 58 deaths that could have been prevented
…weapons of war on the streets of US cities. Continue reading Donald Trump’s latest cunning plan…
“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.” “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so many different things.” “The question is,” said Humpty Dumpty, “which is to be master – that’s all.” Continue reading The White House’s distorting mirror
The moral imperative against torture seems obvious. And yet there is public debate about its legitimization. But justify torture, and the floodgates open for horrendous crimes that stain the world’s conscience. Continue reading Rooting out torture