cartoon life: The year so far

Get put in charge of government. Yay. No more Libtards. Implement laws making face masks illegal. Damned rioters. Refuse Carbon Tax income distribution schemes that put money into your budget. Double down on digging tar out of the ground. Jobs jobs jobs. Reduce taxes (eliminating your income source) to focus

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Dead Wild Roses: Priorities

The population of the US is now shown exactly the parameters of the class war being waged.  Will they realize the stakes and take action against their class antagonists? Paul Street writes in Counterpunch about the divide in the US and how radically different ‘solutions’ are being proposed – hint

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Writings of J. Todd Ring: Step Number One

Stephen Toulmin’s proposal of a return to a modest Renaissance humanism sounds wonderful (as a fresh start, so to speak, and only a start) compared to dogmatic ideology-fetishizing modernism on the one hand, or the arguably even  worse alternative of polysyllabic post-modernist nihilism on the other. But when the people

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Writings of J. Todd Ring: Political-Economy 101

  Governments and corporations, and the state-corporate media they control, systematically distort or conceal the truth, peddle illusions and starkly deceitful false narratives, and lie. (Does anyone remember Iraq’s WMDs?) This is political-economy and media studies 101. Unsurprisingly, vested interests tend to serve their own narrow interests – and routinely

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