“We Are the Democratic Party, Not the Undemocratic Party.”

Martin O'Malley decided to state the obvious by pointing out that the muckety-mucks in the Democratic party are rigging the primary and caucus process in order to help Hillary Clinton--a flawed presidential candidate if ever there was one--to get the Democratic presidential nomination. I am sure that O'Malley's speech--delivered while Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie …

Hypocrisy: It Never Goes Out of Style

I look forward to the time when we will have a Republican president, and anything resembling the politicization of intelligence will be vigorously denounced by just about every media outlet in existence. But for now, we do not have a Republican president, so we have to be content with the Daily Beast's denunciation of the …

Donald Trump and His Supporters Are a Cancer on the Body Politic

Since Donald Trump persists in his effort to bring down the Republican party--and the republic itself--through his reprehensible antics and despicable demagoguery, it is necessary to make abundantly clear to all and sundry just how vile Trump is. Fortunately, George Will is up for the job: Every sulfurous belch from the molten interior of the …

What Happens when the Minimum Wage Is Raised?

Well, among other things, you get employers looking for ways to replace human workers with automated ones. To be sure, the process of worker automation is inevitable regardless of whether there has been an increase in the minimum wage. But if you are a human being interested in keeping a job, minimum wage increases--especially sharp …