Stewart Acuff

Oct 21

Senate Politics in Kentucky

I’m sure there are fellow Democrats in Kentucky who think a Tennessean like me has no business commenting on Kentucky politics. I hope they will forgive me. Alison Grimes is a great woman running a

Oct 17

Krugman Praises Obama Presidency

Paul Krugman, who many of us remember loudly supported Hillary Clinton in the 2008 Democratic primaries, has just written a very solid progressive vindication of the six years of the Obama presidency. As you

Sep 5

Courage

I have been so happy to see a Labor Day article on Jared Bernstein’s blog that cuts right to the heart of what is wrong with the American economy, and by extension, the lives

Mar 11

World War III with Russia? Hell No

Radical Right-wingers and neo-cons like Lindsay Graham and John McCain and the other usual saber-rattlers and war-mongers who are trying to rouse martial or war-like impulses in America must have lost their ever-loving minds

Dec 12

Colin Powell Endorses Single Payer Healthcare

One of America’s war heroes, General Colin Powell, has just endorsed single payer healthcare. “I don’t see why we can’t do what Europe is doing, what Canada is doing, what Korea is doing, what all

Dec 11

America’s Movement to Justice & Freedom

I’m reading now yet another Abraham Lincoln biography, this one by Eric Foner called The Fiery Storm. The book reveals the slow, gradual but steady politics of our country change toward slavery in the

Oct 1

The Treason of Congressional Republicans

Speaker John Boehner, Senator Ted Cruz, and virtually every one of the radical right-wing Republicans in the US Congress have tried to extort the US President and by extension the American People to stop

Sep 9

Labor Radio First Thing in the Morning

It is 6:55 am and I’m in the studio of the radio station in Shepherdstown, WV. Now I’m listening to Elmore James do one of America’s best blues songs “Dust My Broom.” Now it

Sep 3

The New Leaders

The numbers run the wrong way Everyday the gap between soul defeating Misery and abundance beyond Imagination widens and our People lose hope waiting We wait instead act, our feet nailed down We look for leaders blame Obama But now Glory

Aug 30

Obama Speaks on the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream” Speech

Organizers like me and many of you scheduled the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington on a Saturday. We all know you can turn out the most people on a Saturday when

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