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Worry: Car Debts Mount

If you haven’t already started to do so, now’s the time to worry about the future of the economy. Americans traditionally pay their car bills ahead of almost anything else. We need cars to get to work, after all. But, according to Business Insider, people are starting not to do so. Notes the magazine, “According…

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Shoring Up Social Security

Currently individuals only pay social security taxes on the first $132,900 earned in 2019.   It is my understanding that Social Security would be totally solvent long term if there was no maximum taxable earnings.  That may not happen; however, I do want to suggest something that could easily happen.   If I were to design…

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Flash: DOJ Wanted To Remove Trump

New Flash: CNBC is reporting that Andrew McCabe said in a recent interview that Department of Justice officials seriously discussed how Trump could be removed from office in 2017. When Trump fired James Comey, says McCabe, DOJ insiders asked whether Trump couldn’t be removed via the 25th Amendment of the Constitution, and considered seeking allies in Congress…

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Right Parties Like A Russian

So we know, now, that people on the American Hard Right flew to Moscow to party with Putin’s Pals. Ollie Ward, writing in The Hill Reporter, says that the recent cache of Russian officials’ emails released by hackers shows that individuals associated with “Bradley Foundation, a prominent financier of right-wing groups in the US, attended…

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Alex Jones’ Really Bad Month

Alex (InfoWars) Jones is having a really bad month. First,  the FDA has announced that it will be a lot more zealous in the regulation of food supplements. And, guess what? It turns out that Jones makes most of his money from sales of just such supplements. The right-wing, conspiracy-laden, bat-sh*t crazy politics is just…

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Change “Union Opt Out”

Over approximately the last 40 years the labor unions of The United States have lost much of their strength due to American corporations doing everything they can to pressure workers not to join a union. Many even hand out anti-union propaganda pamphlets or make people watch anti-union propaganda videos at employee orientations. They do their…

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Trump To Declare Emergency

News outlets are reporting that Trump will sign a budget bill but also declare a national emergency to get around Congress and get funding for his wall. By the time you read this, it may already have happened. The Daily Beast among other news services is saying that this will begin a long, draw-out legal…

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