Posting History for Paul Abrams
|Next Question: "Would You Have Let the UN Inspectors Complete their Job?
Everyone seems to forget that, regardless of intelligence errors or even cherry-picking , what we now know about the absence of WMD in Iraq was indeed knowable prior to the invasion. Now that Jeb ...
|George Will Has Been a Keynesian...and Has Lied to Us for Years
Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse -- Adlai Stevenson, 1952. Nothing, nothing is more sacred to right-wing dogma than opposition to ...
|Obama Should Call Their Bluff: Republicans Scared Sh*tless if Iran Deal Were Submitted for Approval
The lamestream media, so aptly named by Sarah Palin, seems genetically incapable of playing more than one move at a time in the chessboard of politics. In December 2013 , I asked if Congress would ...
|Boehner’s and Bibi’s Blunders ‘Liberate’ US Foreign Policy from NeoCons.
It's all happening because I am completely ignoring every urge towards common sense and good judgment I've ever had --George Costanza, "Seinfeld". President Dwight Eisenhower warned against the ...
|When Obamacare Subsidies Fall, So Does Dark Money
As previously explained , SCOTUS would not have interrupted the logical progression through the lower courts (aka, "courtus interruptus") of the absurd lawsuit ( King v Burwell ) alleging the ...
|Why an“ISIL War Tax” and a “Russia Containment Tax” Are Necessary. Now.
It is a given that actions against ISIL and Russia will be undertaken, and each has that ring of "prolonged" to it that indicates it will require both patience and financing. Although the ...
Ayotallah Ali Hosseini Khamenei, say hello to your new comrade, Ayotallah Samuel Alito. Supreme Leader meet Supreme Court Justice. And, no, regrettably, this is not hyperbole. With his ...
|BridgeGate Could Involve Involuntary Manslaughter
The "experts" have weighed in on charges that could arise out of Bridgegate, including criminal charges of conspiracy, official misconduct and, if they have or do lie under oath, perjury and ...
|President Obama Stands Up for Peace as No Other President Has: Sign Support Petition
After reading the following, please sign this petition , and pass along. There is nothing more important than preventing another idiotic war. It does not matter if you like or dislike the ...
|A Tweak to 'Keeping Current Policies' That Will Minimize the Damage
The Republican attack machine is so potent, and the Democrats so impotent, that Democratic lawmakers have no ‘political space’ in which to operate. The abrupt (and wrongful) dismissal of ...
|Affordable Care Act Insures Against Illness AND Bankruptcy
We often hear politicians say that tens of millions of families are one bad diagnosis away from bankruptcy. For once, they are not exaggerating. Nearly 2 million people are expected to become ...
|The Kochs Don’t Realize That They Are, Singlehandedly, Paving the Way to Single Payer
At some point, the federal health care website will work. Although the lamestream media loves the story, it is not really the major challenge the Affordable Care Act must meet. The untested issue ...
|Senator Jim Inhofe: Ignorant, Deliberately Ignorant, or Just a Jackass?
Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) is one of the Senate's true characters. On climate, he defaults to the almighty, asserting god would not allow his planet to deteriorate. Thus, he gives an inkling that ...
|On October 15th, President Obama Should Address the Nation
My fellow Americans: I speak to you tonight from the Oval Office. From this office President Roosevelt told the American people about the D-Day invasion to rescue civilization from the iron grip ...
|De-Kochification: The Kochs Are Creating a Generation of ‘Socialists’
Millennials were not raised in a bi-polar world, where the United States defined socialism by the dictatorships in the Soviet Union, China and Cuba rather than the democratic socialism of the ...
|IssaGate: Darrell Issa Should Be Investigated
Señor Ugarte: "You despise me, don't you, Rick?" Monsieur Rick: "Well, if I gave you a moment's thought, I suppose I would." * (Casablanca, 1942) When is there going to be an investigation of ...
|January 1, 2009: The Magic Date to Fix the Housing Crisis. Yes, We Can.
Diseases desperate grown By desperate appliances are reliev'd; Or, not at all. (Hamlet, IV,iii) To solve our economic crisis, I have previously written about the need for massive public ...
|"Builder-gate" (WA): Is the Republican Candidate for Governor Another Bush, Another Nixon, or Both?
Here in Washington State, we have a close Governor's race between Democratic Governor Christine Gregoire and her Republican challenger Dino Rossi. Although he shuns the Republican label in favor of "
|For a "Change-Turnout-New Voter" Election, Bill Richardson Should be VP Choice
History tells us few people vote for a ticket because of the VP. That will likely be true for all the potential VP candidates, except one. Bill Richardson as VP will, because of the new voter ...
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