Will Democrats Help Republicans Gut Obamacare?

Bill Edley, a former Illinois legislator knows the Democratic Party from the inside out. When he rings the alarm bell it’s time to do something.  When he points fingers at Illinois senior Senator, Dick Durban, for talking compromise over the Health Care bill with a Republican congressman start to worry. Particularly worry that since this…

Chelsea Manning

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b. traven Chelsea Manning is an unusual American, unique among the brave whistle blowers that our government under Bush and Obama have punished severely, rather than accepted for their sacrifice in exposing wrongdoing in the bureaucracy. Her youthfulness, her gender dystrophy, and her simple background made her bravery stand out. While undergoing extreme personal stress…

“Our” Deep State

Peter Van Buren In this article, Peter uses his 24-year State Department experience to examine the “Deep State” meme  based on his background and using his satirical literary style. Andrew Bacevich, with a military background, rounds out the same theme in this article. The “Deep State” meme has been kicking around for several decades as…