Why Rand Paul Should Be President

If the current two-party system must be maintained, presidential candidates should be selected worth voting for and Rand Paul is one of the few Republicans that qualify. He would at least be a step in the right direction. Rand Paul is at least realistic Rand Paul penned an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal –
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Wal-Mart to offer a pay-in-cash option for online purchases

In a move that has been tested in a few small markets, Wal-Mart has announced that it will soon be accepting cash for online purchases. The company expects that this option will help increase sales both online and in all 3,800 retail stores. The pay with cash option When customers shop online at WalMart.com, they

Apple Is Very Progressive – With Other People’s Money!

Oh, the business and tech press surely love Apple since they can’t stop praising them or kissing Steve Jobs’ dead butt. They are so innovative and progressive, they wheedle, but they are that way due standing on the shoulders of geniuses and from other people’s money. Apple are almost as big of tax cheats as

Something Wicked This Way Comes – Hillary Clinton as President

A lot of people think that Hillary Clinton as President is a likely front-runner for the Democrats after Obama leaves office, and that she’ll win. Hillary Clinton as president would be terrible. Hillary Clinton as president would be more of the same So what if an election of Hillary Clinton as President would mean a woman attained

An Odd Match – Progressives and Libertarians

Believe it or not, people on different ends of the political spectrum can have more in common than one might think. For instance, progressives and libertarians are in agreement over a lot of things. Imagine a Paul-Kucinich alliance Here’s an example of what one might mean: imagine if Ron Paul (probably the most famous libertarian

Cold War Propaganda Redux, American Style

It seems a new Red Scare has emerged with Russian-American tensions nearly returning to the hateful simmer of years gone by. With a new Cold war comes new Cold War propaganda, on both sides. New Cold War Means New Cold War Propaganda Is there a new Cold War? A lot of people think so, such

Is Ellen Brown a Libertarian?

Some wonder if writer/columnist/activist Ellen Brown is a libertarian due to some of the views she holds. The answer is that asking that is sort of splitting hairs, because the “libertarian” tag can be widely applied. Ellen Brown a libertarian depending on definition Some denizens of the internet and other media have labeled Ellen Brown

Is A Minimum Wage Necessary?

There’s been one for decades, but is a minimum wage necessary? There are a lot of countries that don’t have one and the residents aren’t exactly suffering for it. Perhaps the federal minimum should be revised to naught. Apparently a $15 minimum wage is necessary in Seattle The city of Seattle, Wash., recently approved measures

Why Open Carry Is For Wussies

The gun rights debate is raging more than ever and groups of people are staging “open carry” demonstrations in protest. However, it’s a big-time waste, because open carry is only done by pansies. No need for open carry For those that haven’t been following the news, a number of “open carry” demonstrations have been occurring.

The Looney Tunes Gospel of Pat Buchanan

Pat Buchanan, conservative pundit and former Nixon staffer, is often accused of going off the deep end. Maybe he hasn’t, but the guy certainly has a screw loose. Pat Buchanan’s Love Affair with Vladimir Putin Celebrity worship certainly applies to world leaders, but Pat Buchanan is in love with Vladimir Putin – not exactly the

Is Ukraine Worth Going Nuclear Over?

For those that haven’t been following the news, Russia has invaded the Ukraine, specifically the Black Sea port region of the Crimea. In the meantime, the U.S. military has been engaging in drills related to nuclear warfare scenarios, begging the question of whether the Ukraine situation is getting that far out of hand. Ukraine bringing

Putin – Savior of Western Civilization?

Vladimir Putin, otherwise denounced as an authoritarian goon and kleptocrat of the highest order, is being hailed by some as a savior. Many believe Putin a bastion of Western Civilization for some very bad reasons. Pat Buchanan among Putin admirers Some people should know better. Pat Buchanan, right-wing commentator and former Nixon staffer, has been

Glenn Greenwald – American Hero or Villain?

Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who broke the Edward Snowden story, is a controversial man, but some label Glenn Greenwald an American hero. Others think him a villainous muckraker, making problems where there should be none. Glenn Greenwald an American hero of journalistic tradition Some would call Glenn Greenwald an American hero in the tradition of

Putin – a Neo-Fascist Spawn of Hell

Few doubt that Vladimir Putin is a neo-fascist at this point and anyone that does is delusional. Though timid steps were taken towards democracy after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia is descending quickly into an authoritarian state again. Putin a Neo-Fascist in fundamental sense While the words “fascist” and “neo-fascist” might be oft-bandied

Three Reasons To Say No To Mitt Romney In 2016

It’s easy to come up with three reasons not to vote for Mitt Romney in 2016, should he run. Naturally he’s vacillating about whether he will, but if he should, there are some pretty good reasons why not. Romney in 2016 would be more of the same Among the reasons to not vote for Romney

GE Has Made A Lot Of Everybody Else’s Money

If there is one company that exploits the rules encouraging crony capitalism better than anyone, it appears GE would be the one. General Electric seemingly can’t make a lot of money on its own, so it relies on everyone else’s to stay afloat. GE sues to get a refund Remember the “GE pays no taxes”