Jim Lafferty: It’s too late for wishful thinking; for hoping against all of our better judgment that the capitalist class will finally come to its senses and “do the right thing”.
Jim Lafferty: What the U.S. has done, with its sanctions and such, is to cynically attempt to create a crisis in Venezuela and then use the lie that such a crisis exists as an excuse to over-throw the Venezuelan government, by coup, or if need be by a U.S. military invasion.
Jim Lafferty: The pro-Israeli lobby is rapidly losing its propaganda campaign aimed at silencing those who dare to criticize the bad behavior of the Israel government.
Jim Lafferty: What we now have on our southern border is a humanitarian crisis of tragic proportions. It is a shameful commentary on U.S. immigration policy.
Jim Lafferty: While we socialists have been making the argument against lesser evil politics for decades, with only modest success, today things have profoundly changed; have presented us with a new, undeniable reality.
Jim Lafferty: We are not at the point of America becoming a Fascist nation, but we sure as hell should take very serious those growing number of Fascists and their fellow travelers