Powerful insights about our world. Entertaining for some, useful for citizens!

Summary: Here are some brilliant insights about our world from recent days. This is the kind of material of use to citizens, people who assume responsibility for America and work for its survival and prosperity. For the others it is just entertainment. America's information systems (not the computers, the important ones) see and report to … Continue reading Powerful insights about our world. Entertaining for some, useful for citizens!

Thomas Frank explains how the Democrats became Liberals for the Rich

Summary: The insurgencies on the Left and Right against their parties' elites by populists and progressives has been much discussed but little analyzed. Previous posts discussed how the Republican Party abandoned America's workers. Here Thomas Frank, one of the most insightful observers of the Left, explains how the Democratic Party abandoned the progressive movement and … Continue reading Thomas Frank explains how the Democrats became Liberals for the Rich

Populism arises amidst American workers abandoned by both Left & Right

Summary: Populism has arisen from the lower middle class, Americans abandoned not just by the Right (owned by the 1%) but the Left as well. Populists are the swing vote in modern elections. Who they choose to ally with might create a coalition that rules for another generation. It was the Left in the New … Continue reading Populism arises amidst American workers abandoned by both Left & Right

More examples of Americans waking up – should we rejoice?

Getting what I asked for -- why am I not happy about it?  A follow-up to The American public is organizing and getting involved! Are we happy now? (12 August 2009). "Something New on the Mall", By Michael Tomasky, New York Review of Books, 22 October 2009 It's about public protests by conservatives.  Often considered unfair by liberals, … Continue reading More examples of Americans waking up – should we rejoice?