Stewart Acuff

Mar 21

Like a Mule that Can’t Pull the Plow Anymore…

I’ve been thinking about right-wing Republican Paul Ryan’s racist rant, which RNC Chairman Reince Priebus defended. Ryan said that the culture of the “inner city” has kept generations of men (read African-American men) from working. I

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

Feb 28

Investing in Organizing

It is a busy season and year for 1199, the National Union of Hospital and Healthcare Employees and it’s president, the iconic Henry Nicholas. We are trying to provide some leadership to the fight

Feb 25

The Myth of Republican Responsibility

For years we have heard Republican Right-wingers lecture the rest of us on personal responsibility. We have heard that people who receive assistance are lazy and refuse to take responsibility for their own lives.

Feb 20

Kochtopus: The Koch Boys & Dark Money

Did you ever wonder who decided where and to whom all that dirty Koch money went to and goes to? After all the Koch boys themselves have never had to do the heavy lifting of

Jan 30

Right-wing Repression in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is a perfect example of the evisceration of American democracy and the power of the plutocracy. Were it not for the Koch boys, we would not be fighting to stop the destruction of

Jan 20

Dr. King would call us to nonviolent direct action

In this time that we set aside to honor one of our — if not the greatest American — let us pause from our struggle for a more perfect union to take an inventory

Dec 18

The New Agenda of the Radical Right-wing Republican Party

Seems like it was just weeks, maybe months ago that today’s Radical Right-wing Republican Party’s agenda was to cut the Big 3: Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. And surely those right-wingers continue to want

Nov 18
Thom Hartmann’s Big Picture Rumble & The TPPPlay

Thom Hartmann’s Big Picture Rumble & The TPP

Wow, what a night!! Friday night I was on Thom Hartmann‘s great television show as a member of a panel to discuss several topics. Check out the video above. My segment on The Big

Nov 13

A Robust Public Sector is Critical to our Democracy

Recently I talked about Obamacare making Medicaid more accessible to more people, and how that takes us toward a more just and fair single payer or Medicare For All system. I also said that both

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