“obfuscation, misdirection and straight-up lies” : a commetary on a political agenda

A posting by Robert L. Borosage in the Huffington Post takes issue with assumed Republican Candidate Mitt Romney, and he does it straight on.  In doing so, he accuses Romney of “obfuscation, misdirection and straight-up lies.”   That’s a pretty brave comment which  risks the chance of being  designated dangerously risky by some.   So I checked […]

CLASS WARFARE: the struggle for political and economic power carried on between capitalists and workers.

The term class warfare is actually a term created by Karl Marx and used by Marxists to describe the way in which the elite pound on the lower classes in society.  It is amusing, therefore, to find the words being used in today’s political dialogue by Republicans (primarily) to describe the way in which they […]

HEDONISM: the belief and practice of making pleasure the greatest good

Of all the heavy eaters in history, certainly Henry VIII, King of England, is regarded as the most flagrant.   If there is anyone who demonstrated the principle of Hedonism, it was he. His banquets … or even his daily meals … were sumptuous, making those at The Outback look tiny by comparison.   It is said […]