Since the time of Andrew Jackson’s run for the Presidency in 1828, individual political parties have had the job of filling any vacancy on their national ticket, either that of their Presidential or Vice Presidential candidate. If one of their candidates vacates the ticket after they are nominated, either because […]
Finally, the truth about Trump: He’s a crashing bore!
Of all the trees felled, to produce the all the acres of newsprint, on which rivers of ink have been spilled, whereon Donald Trump’s dystopian, disturbing, disordered, dissembling utterances have been deconstructed, analyzed, and regurgitated, finally, one columnist has got it right. Fred Hiatt, editorial page editor of the Washington […]
Will the U.S. Survive the 2016 Presidential Election?
Aug. 9–Like Odysseus, sailing between Scylla and Charybdis on his long voyage home following the Trojan War, we are faced with a stark choice in this Presidential election year. Unlike Odysseus, we do not have the option of sailing between the two candidates; and unlike the Greek hero, who lost […]
The Fight for Glass-Steagall Roars Back; Wall Street Trembles
by Harmony July 31—All it took was the inclusion of a call for a return to Glass-Steagall banking separation in both the Republican and Democratic Party platforms, and Wall Street was off and running in a way we haven’t seen since the Summer of 2013. At that point, the Return […]