Category Archives: Current events

Sorry GOP, Trickle Down Economics has NEVER really worked. 

After watching the news this morning I Googled: Does Trickle Down Economics Work? I was a teenager in the1980’s and I remember Reagan’s Tax plan along with Government Spending getting us out of the recession. It helped end the cold … Continue reading

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FEMA Is Spending Billions, and Some Questionable Companies Are Getting Work

Source: FEMA Is Spending Billions, and Some Questionable Companies Are Getting Work – Bloomberg FEMA Is Spending Billions, and Some Questionable Companies Are Getting Work A surge in disaster contracts from hurricanes has put the agency under pressure to bypass … Continue reading

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IT IS TIME TO HAVE A TALK ABOUT GUNS!

As often happens, I am out of the country at a gymnastics competition. I am surrounded by thousands of people from all over the world. When they see my USA Olympic Team Sweatshirt they ask me if I knew anyone … Continue reading

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Sessions’ LIES.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that, in six months, the Trump administration will terminate DACA, the Obama-era program that allows young undocumented people brought to the United States as children to live and work here legally. He slandered DACA’s nearly … Continue reading

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America is still hooked on the drug of white supremacy | Carol Anderson | Opinion | The Guardian

The United States is in a tailspin. White supremacists are on the march – and have left a trail of blood and destruction in their wake. A march in Charlottesville, Virginia, filled with torches, Nazi flags and chants of “White … Continue reading

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They might keep their jobs, but they won’t keep their reputations – Salon.com

It’s official: Republicans have become an all-or-nothing party committed to going down with Trump’s ship Growing up my father was a Union guy in a Central New York factory. My mother was a gymnastics coach and swim teacher. We didn’t … Continue reading

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Researching ethics and falling down the rabbit hole. Doing the Right Thing.  AND- 5 Reasons Glass-Steagall Matters 

Right now I have sequestered myself at a cabin so I could finish some writing. I had to work on a lecture on ETHICS. As often happens in my research I get pulled down the rabbit hole. I get too … Continue reading

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