Brothers of a feather, Charles and David Koch, are once again spreading their wings, not in some benevolent embrace to aid their 120,000 workers worldwide, but instead to hover over the 2018 Congressional election and elect stooges who have pledged to kiss their bony talons. That may seem a bit harsh. It's not fashionable to … Continue reading Ask the Kochs, they’ll say you can’t buy happiness, but there’s a price to buy politicians in both parties
Month: July 2018
Grass fed beef called product of U.S.A. may be from cattle that never had one breath of air in America
"Where's the beef...from?" You'll never know by just examining the supermarket package's contents. The problem started in 2015, when the B. Obama administration’s USDA decided to ignore food safety regulations, and rolled back Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) for both beef and pork products, allowing meat to be sold without disclosing its home country on … Continue reading Grass fed beef called product of U.S.A. may be from cattle that never had one breath of air in America
ICE use of private prisons is another example of our make-a-buck Congress and WH losing public trust
Why do we put up with nearly 750,000 pending immigration cases, where many detainees are forced into private jails for months, awaiting a ponderous bureaucracy to decide their fate? Let's follow the money... An entire industry has grown up around detainees, from employment for lawyers and judges, to nonprofits raising money for jazzy executive salaries. … Continue reading ICE use of private prisons is another example of our make-a-buck Congress and WH losing public trust
Is Donald Trump correct about drug companies taking advantage of the poor and defenseless?
Who would expect this from the leader of a pro-business political party: Pfizer & others should be ashamed that they have raised drug prices for no reason. They are merely taking advantage of the poor & others unable to defend themselves, while at the same time giving bargain basement prices to other countries in Europe … Continue reading Is Donald Trump correct about drug companies taking advantage of the poor and defenseless?