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Thomas Ware

Repeating history …

“Under the Federal Reserve Act, panics are scientifically created; the present panic is the first scientifically created one, worked out just as we figure a mathematical problem.” ~ Hon. Charles Lindbergh, Sr., 1920 What’s the word I’m looking for? It’s…

Supernatural? Unreal? Enchanted?

Interesting news analysis on Iran in today’s New York Times: Dispite a decade of war, most Americans seem to endorse the politicians’ martial spirit. In a Pew Research Center poll this month, 58 percent of those surveyed said the United States should use…

Save the Post Office

CREDO Mobile is calling on activists to contact Congress in order to save rural post offices, many of which are slated to be closed as part of a conservative effort to, it seems, privatize the United States Postal Services, a vital and…

Newt plays the gas prices card

Right on time, while the Automobile Club of America reports gasoline prices have risen, on average, 13.1 cents in the past month—despite the fact that gas prices traditionally fall in the month of February as people drive fewer miles during the…

It makes a difference

I was out in the pickup the other day when I noted a rather small, perhaps two by three inch, bumper sticker in the window of a jacked-up, de-engineered suburban assault vehicle with tires the size of Volkswagons and a…

A Zinn moment, or two

“For decades now right-wing dogmatics have been working furiously at turning this broad mass of America into a nation of imbeciles, because imbeciles are so easily manipulated and controlled. The cultivation of ignorance goes hand in hand with the propagation…

Lest we forget

Today is the seventy-fifth (75th) anniversary of the United Auto Workers sit-down strike against General Motors in Flint Michigan.

The Founders’ Fear

I’m so old I can remember when the reichwing freaked out over the prospect of a Catholic Democrat President who would do the Pope’s bidding. Now not only do we have two Nazi candidates openly declaring their intent to do…