The longer I live the more convinced I have become that the American style capitalist economy is unsustainable for much longer. Eventually, our version of capitalism must merge with socialist type system in order to survive. I know that is a “crazy” statement to make for most of us Americans, but hear me out. Our consumer driven economy demands that we buy more and more … Continue reading The Markets Are Not A Real Barometer Of Prosperity
This is the end of this seven post series of looking at America from my personal perspective. It has been quite a story. This final episode will be speculating where we might be long after I am gone from this earth. As I have said before in this series, I am not predicting that anything I say here will actually happen. But, I am saying … Continue reading Into The Looking Glass – 2035 And Beyond Part 2
I thought I was sure that Elizabeth Warren was going to be my pick for the Democratic Nomination but now I am having second thoughts. That is what this post is all about.Continue reading “She Scares Me…”
Department of Irony: Republicans can’t stop howling about socialism. But nobody makes capitalism look worse than Donald Trump. I think I found a new mentor when it comes to life inside the beltway. She is Gail Collins, who is a fellow Opinion Columnist to my other mentor in this area David Brooks at the New York Times. The words above are from one of her … Continue reading The Department of Irony
Socialized medicine seems to be dirty words for many of my RedAmerica friends. To them, it and communism are one and the same thing. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Since there seems to be nothing in this world that isn’t a simple black or white to them, I’m not sure they will ever accept any other definition but that doesn’t stop me from … Continue reading The Thing About Socialism..