Friday, September 25, 2015
People in the News
Like everybody else, I suppose, I was very surprised when he announced his retirement from the House as of the end of October, but all I can say is, "Congratulations, Mr. Speaker. You're well out of it." I wonder if his decision was influenced by his audience with...
Yes, Francis is a political force in that we have not yet succeeded, even in "the land of the free [market]," in divorcing politics from morality. We still want our leaders to do what is good, not just what is best for certain interests with extra millions to spend on election campaigns. I wonder who gets money from...
"I can see how it looks greedy," he said, "but I think there's a lot of altruistic properties to it." Really? To me, Shkreli embodies exactly the kind of capitalist evil Pope Francis wants us to end. Well, at least we all can wave bye-bye to...
Walker's hurry to rise to the top of the heap left him singularly unprepared to compete in presidential politics. Combined with his mediocre intellect, his unpreparedness made his exit from the Republican primary contest pretty much inevitable. The donors lost interest, and he was gone. Hopefully, now, Wisconsin will come to its senses, remember its history of progressivism, and undo the damage he and his cadre have done.