Stewart Acuff

Jan 29

Republican Presidential Follies

The Republican presidential nomination comedies have already started. Jeb Bush went to Salt Lake City to meet with Mitt Romney, presumably to discuss or bargain directly about which would bear the mantle of the

Jan 6

Republican Racism Redux

We just wrote about Republican Congressional Leader Steve Scalise, who we just discovered spoke at a Klansman David Duke event in 2002 in Louisiana. Scalise has said he didn’t know he was speaking at

Jan 2

Republican Racism

One of the right-wing’s most popular bloggers asked one of the most important questions of the new year, “How in hell does someone go to a David Duke sponsored event in 2002 and not

Dec 16

Sick of Ted Cruz?

Apparently, so is the Republican majority. Cruz’s fake, halting dramatic speech patterns, which has driven so many of us nuts–and his own personal ideological perspective has finally driven the Republican majority nuts as well. Cruz

Nov 19

Senate Blocks Keystone Pipeline

The Senate just voted against the Keystone Pipeline. The Keystone Pipeline would only transfer the dirtiest oil in the world from Canada across America to refineries along the Gulf of Mexico to send to

Oct 22

Chris Christie’s “Tired of Hearing About the Minimum Wage”

New Jersey corrupt Governor, possible Presidential candidate and radical right-winger CHRIS CHRISTIE just told the Chamber of Commerce, “I have to tell you the truth… I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage.” How’s that

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 9

Pa. Government Assaults School Teachers

The chair of the Philadelphia School Reform Committee (SRC) appointed by far and radical right-wing Gov. Corbett activated “its nuclear option and [canceled] its teachers’ contract” with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers. It is probably

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

Aug 12

Make Deadbeat Corporations Pay!

Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman and other economists have been looking at a particularly ugly and cynical and UNPATRIOTIC corporate practice to avoid paying any American taxes. These are American corporations which make

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