Saturday, June 11, 2016

Neither Trump Nor Market-Based Solutions Are the Answer to America’s Problems

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Tom Friedman’s latest article, “Dump the G.O.P. for a Grand New Party,” is for the most part true. He argues, “If a party could declare moral bankruptcy, today’s Republican Party would be in Chapter 11.”

He went on to say, “America needs a center-right party ready to offer market-based solutions to issues like climate change.” A center-right party that supports common sense gun laws, fiscal policy, free trade that aids affected workers, and appreciates the complexity of foreign policy.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Trump’s Pugnacious Threats Epitomizes the Bully and Demagogue, Americans Know No Other Way

The use of power or threats of power to force, control, or coerce submission are the way the state, military, corporations, institutions, and capitalism function. You don’t have to look any further than Donald Trump. Trump’s pugnacious threats toward women, gays, the disabled, people of color, Muslims, and countries like China and Mexico are illustrations of this archetypal behavior. It epitomizes the bully and demagogue.