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To “My Friend Ben”

To the Hon. Sen. Ben Cardin, Sir: It pains me to point out that the information you have emailed to your constituents is incomplete; some of it is plain wrong. Your statement that the CARES Act provides “direct payments of

Posted in Politics, Rant

The Necessity of Socialism

Imagine, if you will, an economic system in which 99% of the people make 50% of the money and 1% of the people own the other 50% of the money. Imagine further that the share of the 1% keeps increasing

Posted in Economics, Rant

Quick Comment: The Bloomberg Blues

I quote from The Guardian this morning: Sanders said last month he was “disgusted by the idea that Michael Bloomberg or any other billionaire thinks they can circumvent the political process and spend tens of millions of dollars to buy our

Posted in Politics, Rant

Quick Comment: “Why the Democratic Party Is So Fed Up with Tulsi Gabbard”

“Why the Democratic Party Is So Fed Up with Tulsi Gabbard” My take on an 11/22/19 Yahoo News article— Pete Buttigieg did say he was willing to send our troops to Mexico to fight the cartels. Trump said much the

Posted in Politics, Rant

Quick Comment: “Obamacare Is Working”

“Obamacare Is Working” “The uninsured rate has dropped from 19.3% before the ACA to 12.4% now.” My take on a 11/21/19 Yahoo News article… Number of uninsured + underinsured (that is, people with health insurance who can’t afford to use

Posted in Politics, Rant

Quick Comment: “Obama Warns Contenders About Leaning Too Far Left”

“Obama Warns Contenders About Leaning Too Far Left” My take on a 11/16/19 Yahoo News article… This is rich coming from a president who, in eight years, saw the loss of 1,000 Democratic seats at all levels of government. I

Posted in Politics, Rant

The Problem with Joe Biden

I received a mailing (pictured here) from former Vice President Joe Biden. I admit, I live in a conservative voting district in Maryland, so it’s understandable that his appeal for donations was misdirected. I registered Independent three years ago, but

Posted in Politics, Rant
John Mill