THE PUBLIC EYE:Costing the Green New Deal

Bob Burnett
Friday February 22, 2019 - 05:45:00 PM

It's a remarkable testimony to these times that while Donald Trump has declared a "national emergency" because of politically inspired "border security" concerns, he has chosen to ignore the true national emergency caused by global climate change. The bad news is that Trump is playing to his base, most of whom don't believe in climate change. The good news is that because of the "Green New Deal," climate change is going to be a major issue in the 2020 election. -more-

ON MENTAL ILLNESS: Why Psychiatric Noncompliance is Such a Big Problem

Jack Bragen
Thursday February 21, 2019 - 05:06:00 PM

In 1982-83, I was a young adult, and I had newly been diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Paranoid-type. I didn't agree with the diagnosis, and I believed that I had created the illness on my own, through mishandling of my thinking. And I also believed there were additional reasons that I became ill. I didn't buy the assertion that something was wrong with my brain. I thought that I'd mal-programmed myself. -more-

Will Democratic Socialism be a winner in 2020?

Ralph E. Stone
Thursday February 21, 2019 - 04:41:00 PM

n his State of the Union address, President Trump decried socialism stating, “Toni, we resolve that America will never be a socialist country.” I bet Trump could not explain what socialism is, nor for that matter, could many Americans. -more-