Republicans at Odds with Corporate America

Corporate Republicans

he Republican brand is that they’re on the side of business. “Corporations are people, my friends,” uttered doomed 2012 presidential candidate, CEO-turned-Massachusetts-Governor Mitt Romney. At the time I assumed what he actually meant was, “Corporations are my friends, people.” This has been the bottom line for the GOP: Business is their business. Even South Carolina […]

Prop 13: Supporting the Split-Roll Concept

Make It Fair

ack in the late 1970s, my husband and I had recently married and purchased our first (and only) home. It was at that time that Howard Jarvis introduced a California statewide initiative (which was voted on and eventually became a State Constitutional Amendment). Its goal, among other things, was to limit the amount of property […]

Medicare for All: Dead as a Doornail

Medicare for All

Tina Dupuy: Now in this wake of this second Supreme Court decision upholding the existing compromised ACA law, the public option is cremated, buried and gone. There’s no political will for Medicare for all.

Neither Forgive Dylann Roof…Nor Ourselves: Quandaries of American “Democracy”

Forgive Dylann Roof

View image | gettyimages.com n May, it was all about Freddie Gray, police violence, and riots in Baltimore. Last summer, it was about Ferguson, Missouri, Michael Brown, police violence and riots. Three years ago, it was about Trayvon Martin and vigilantism, gun laws, the “right to carry,” etc. Also three years ago: a crazy science-guy named […]

Falling Through America’s Healthcare Crevices

Falling Through America's Healthcare Crevices -- Cindy Sheehan

bout three months ago, my family was devastated with the news that one of our dear loved ones has Stage 3 breast cancer. To be honest, my dear sister Dede Miller discovered the lump about a year and a half ago, but only sought treatment when it erupted and started to bleed profusely. The family had no […]