Mike Whitney, Betrayal, Infuriating Betrayal

Mike Whitney “The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.” Joseph Conrad Here’s your political puzzler for the day: Which of these two things poses a greater threat to the country. An incompetent and boastful president who has no previous government experience and who is rash and impulsive in his dealings with the media, foreign leaders and his critics? Or a political party that collaborates with senior-level officials in the Intel agencies, the FBI, the DOJ, the media, and…

Dr. Eowyn, Democrats are now the party of the super-rich; Republicans, party of workers

Dr. Eowyn  A new study by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) confirms what some of us already know about the partisan nature of the class-division manifested in the 2016 election: The Democratic Party is now the party of the very rich, whereas the Republican Party has become the party of working Americans. The Wall Street Journal article on this, “Democrats and Republicans Aren’t Just Divided. They Live in Different Worlds,” by Aaron Zitner and Dante Chinni, is behind a paywall. The article’s summary: America’s political polarization is almost complete. Its two main political parties…