Conservatives like to label a failing Venezuela as a failed Socialist nation when it is far from Socialist. Venezuela is a dictatorship and they pin most of their revenue on oil, 95% GDP. The incompetent and corrupt government eliminates political competition and a free press (sounds familiar?) They do little to grow a healthy [...]
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring and the highest court in our nation is about to swing to the hard right for decades to come.
Talking our usual stuff. Going to Hawaii. Trade wars and tariffs.
Should the constitution be updated? Is it a living document? Our constitution is founded on some great ideas but it's a Rube Goldberg patchwork of ideas that needs modernization especially considering that it was written well over 200 years ago.
Yet another shooting, this time a woman who is upset with YouTube. Nasim Najafi Aghdam, armed with a Smith & Wesson 9mm pistol shot 3 people and took her own life. The Parkland mass shooter was not a current student, he took an Uber and brought a duffel bad with guns and ammo. Clear [...]
This article States what I've been talking about for months now. The travel ban has cut off a significant number of high Tech workers. The industry is suffering because of it. This stunts growth, exactly the same growth that the trump administration is relying on to pay for the tax cuts. Without this growth [...]
The new tax policy was designed to punish blue states because they have higher local and state taxes. Corporations get permanent and big tax cuts that only benefit the rich. Repatriation of overseas corporate wealth will go towards stock buybacks, C-level bonuses, and shareholder dividends. Decisions to invest in R&D and hire more employees [...]
Water is the next limited resource. Just in the news, bomb threat to Trump tower. This doesn't help anybody. Pro gun people use the second amendment to proclaim their constitutional right to gun ownership. Thing is, the constitution is a living document and was meant to be modified as needed. We modified it to [...]
Welcome to today's episode of the podcast. In regular news in the USA we had another mass shooting. This was in a school. I know, we see this all the time. It's like reporting the weather. We just sit back and watch these things happen because we are told that we can't do anything [...]
Have you read Fire and Fury? I thought I was reading Game of Thrones then I looked at the cover and saw Trump.