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In a stunning development, President Barack Obama has had to cancel today's scheduled trip to Capitol Hill, where he intended to make nice with Republican lawmakers.
He had planned to... [read more]
Billboards must to be living creatures, for they appear to propagate, spreading everywhere, growing to enormous size, shouting corporate messages at us – and even watching and tracking us with their digital eyes.
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Imagine the outcry by tea party Republicans if state legislators were passing laws banning the use of video cameras in banks to capture images of robbers.
Yet, those very same tea... [read more]
A recent article about Barack Obama's Trans-Pacific Partnership opened with this sunny headline: "Trade Pact Would Lift US Incomes, Study Says."
But wait, a study by whom? It comes from the... [read more]
Billions of our tax dollars have already been wasted on the fantasy that America can wall itself off from the people of Mexico and Central America. It's a fool's errand, but the fools of the... [read more]
A political contagion is sweeping across our land, spread by America's corporate media outlets.
Its name is "media bias," and it's slapping Bernie Sanders wherever he goes. At first, the media... [read more]
Okay people, we need to discuss billboards. Yes, we really must.
At best, these giant corporate placards are problematic – they garishly loom over us, clutter our landscapes, and intrude into... [read more]
War is hell.
Unless, of course, you happen to be a global corporate peddler of rockets, drones, bombs, and all the other hellish weaponry of military conflict. In that case, war... [read more]
Our congress critters can't even do right without turning it into a wrong!
They've been rewriting the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act, which has been so riddled with loopholes that... [read more]
How curious that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in, of all places, an exclusive, West Texas hunting lodge.
Curioser yet, all expenses for hizzonor's February stay were paid by the... [read more]