I’m Done Debating About Trump

I’m Done Debating About Trump

I’ve grown weary of debating about Trump, the person. I find the man insufferable, but debating about the person is futile. I actually had a good conversation once, but since then not so much. Arguing about Trump, the person, leads down a rabbit hole with no resolution. There’s no value added and the debate is ultimately irrelevant […]

May 1st: Lives vs Livelihoods?

May 1st: Lives vs Livelihoods?

Coronavirus May 1st is Opening Day when America starts emerging from lockdown — maybe. The pressure to do so is immense, and I get it. We are in the midst of a worldwide crisis that working people across the planet are experiencing as a very intimate and personal struggle. Thrown out of work millions have […]

Fiddling While Fever Burns

Fiddling While Fever Burns

Coronavirus The Trump Administration is bungling the Coronavirus response at near-criminal magnitude while POTUS soothes his fragile ego with pathetic displays like this at the CDC on March 6: This kind of foolish and transparent self-aggrandizement, though serious, is actually the least of the government’s failings. The threat of Coronavirus first came into focus in […]

A Friend Wrote…

A Friend Wrote…

I’m inspired to share this post that a friend placed on Facebook this week. Exhibit A: Trump lectures Elijah Cummings on the fact that the Democratic Party machine in Baltimore has been stealing, double-dipping and wasting federal aid for decades, which any worker, especially any worker who is Black, would nod their head up and […]

The Cuban Revolution: 60 Years & Counting

The Cuban Revolution: 60 Years & Counting

The first week of 2019 is drawing to a close. I would be remiss if I didn’t mention a huge milestone this week. New Years Day marked the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. It’s still going strong despite many challenges, including the 56-year embargo. You have to know that Cuba’s tenacity just rankles the […]

A Working-Class Perspective on Politics Today

A Working-Class Perspective on Politics Today

Guest Author: David Rowlands Introduction Today I welcome guest author David Rowlands. David and I are longtime friends going back to my college years. We met while doing political work together at Kent State University. David is former member of the United States Socialist Workers Party (SWP), not to be confused with a party of […]

Fidel Castro & the Cuban Revolution

Fidel Castro & the Cuban Revolution

View this post on my first blog, Just Sayin’. Published Saturday, December 31, 2016. Title image: Ian Usher Please Note: My original blog platform did not support Comments directly with the post. Please return here if you wish to post a comment. Thanks! A Request to my Facebook Friends: If you have a comment I encourage you […]