Category Archives: political campaigns

Does Big Dark Money buy elections?

Like a multitude of us, I’ve been worrying about this since Citizens United. But as I worked on How I Learned The Facts of Life, I picked up enough solid info so that I found myself backing away from what … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Government, How I Learned The Facts of Life, Impeachment, Koch Bros Final Solution to Democracy, political campaigns, Politics, The Facts of Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Does Big Dark Money buy elections?

Texas. It’s always Texas. So why is there some good news out there?

Today, Mimi Swartz, the estimable Texas journalist, published an incisive opinion piece in the Times. She lays out the surreal realities of Texas politics and politicians, the reason why I find myself frequently muttering, “Texas. It’s always Texas.” For me, … Continue reading

Posted in Good Things Happening, Government, political campaigns, Politics, The Facts of Life, Trumpism, voting rights | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Texas. It’s always Texas. So why is there some good news out there?

Some immigrants spotted in the neighborhood

Those of us who live in New York are startled and appalled to read and hear of the anti-immigrant sentiment pervading and trumpeted by the GOP. The fervor, i.e., the rage against immigration seems to be most virulent in low-population … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Immigration, political campaigns, Propaganda, The Facts of Life | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Some immigrants spotted in the neighborhood