Category Archives: Government

  1. The GOP Republicans have withdrawn to dreams of a fictional country

    January 26, 2020 by epoetus

    by Bert     This political party has completely ‘jumped the shark.’ Facts and reality be damned!       …
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  2. The New Year: Taxes, Capitalism and democracy


    December 30, 2019 by epoetus

    By Bert     This NY Times article has an animated graphic which shows the decline of income tax for …
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  3. The impeachment hearings: truth sandwiches and the Republicans got nothing


    December 1, 2019 by epoetus

    By Bert     “The Republicans got nothing.” – Senator Hirono 10/29/2019     Fiona Hill, expert on Russian intelligence, …
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  4. The revolution is here — Democrats ignore it at their peril

    November 1, 2019 by epoetus

    NOTE: this is an excerpt from the Alternet article by the same title.  The link to the Alternet article is …
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  5. The Danger of Doing Nothing: The Ostrich’s Head in the Sand


    October 26, 2019 by epoetus

      Doing nothing in our current political climate is like saying you’re not a racist (see previous post on 9/16/2019 …
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  6. Justice demands Antitrust Cases against Amazon, Boeing and Facebook


    October 20, 2019 by epoetus

        There are a lot of technology monopolies.         Many more large companies qualify for this …
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  7. Why won’t the Republicans stand up to the President

    October 12, 2019 by epoetus

    or have they begun considering other options.     As usual, the calculus of shifting political positions is very complicated …
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  8. Yes, a secure online voting system is possible, but maybe we need to fix the root cause first

    October 5, 2019 by epoetus

    When children can hack in and alter the votes tabulated by an official voting system in use today in under …
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  9. A WA first: SJC Democrats just put an income and wealth tax onto the Democratic party agenda


    September 22, 2019 by epoetus

        “We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of …
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  10. We Must Become More Than Antiracists


    September 16, 2019 by epoetus

        Ibram X. Kendi has struck a chord with his latest book “How To Be An Antiracist.” Reading it …
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