They Say They Want a Revolution

Egged on by cheers and interrupted by standing ovations, one-time GOP vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin told the first National Tea Party Convention in Nashville that President Obama’s spending was “immoral” and amounted to “theft.”...

Free Those Corporate Slaves

As you’ve probably heard, corporations are now “people.” While these inanimate paper constructs have no brain, heart, or soul, five ideological screwballs on our Supreme Court have created a new Frankenstein monster. Five Supremes decreed that...

How about High-Speed Buses?

Trains are fun, But too much fuss; How about A high-speed bus? America doesn’t lend itself to speedy trains. Aside from the crowded Northeast corridor and maybe California, its cities are too small and too far apart. The paying public just isn’t there....
Avatar’s History Lesson

Avatar’s History Lesson

This article was originally published in Common Dreams. Like Barack Obama, Avatar has become a Rorschach test for the times in which we live. Everyone interprets it their own way. Nominated for nine Oscars, it’s already the highest-grossing film of all...

I Play an Objective Expert on TV

When you’re cruising past the cable news channels, do you ever find yourself wondering who are those folks pontificating on TV chat shows? A new investigation provides some answers—along with lots of questions about what the cable channels are hiding from...