The Best Health Care System in the US (And Its Biggest Secret)

The Best Health Care System in the US (And Its Biggest Secret) When it comes to supporting our troops, the gold standard is the VA. Veteran’s Affairs runs the largest health system in America with 1,700 hospitals, clinics and other health care facilities. It also happens to be the only real single payer health system […]

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Nigerian Kidnappings: Imperialism Not Feminism

Nigerian Kidnappings: Imperialism Not Feminism Send in the Marines “Bring back our girls” A sentiment that American politicos of all persuasions –left, right, and center—and an American public longing to feel good about themselves and their country can get on board with. Here’s “two-gun” McCain in his statesman persona: “If they [US military] knew where […]

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Magical Thinking: Supreme Court Justices and the Presidents Who Pick Them

Magical Thinking: Supreme Court Justices and the Presidents Who Pick Them The quintessential lesser evil dodge In the litany of “reasons” trotted out to “hold your nose and vote for Hillary,” one stands head and shoulders above the others. Sure she may be as flawed as many progressives make her out to be: a neo-liberal […]

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The Company He (and She) Keep

The Company He (and She) Keep “A man is known by the company he keeps” —Aesop Particularly if He and She keep the same company. Take the strange case of the Obama-Clinton-Clinton’s (Bill was the launching pad where many serial offenders first dipped into the golden money pot) bewildering maze of interconnected “heavies”— cheerleaders, campaign […]

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