Shaming of the Screws

What do Laura Bush and Jackie Kennedy have in common? Well, they both married ridiculously wealthy men whose largess was gifted to them by notorious fathers and grandfathers. In both cases the money was tainted by violence and/or illegal activity.  The Kennedys...

Contempt For The Poor

If you work with the poor in the United States it’s very easy to believe that this country doesn’t like “those people.” According to the National Poverty Center nearly fifteen percent of the U.S. lived in poverty in 2009. It’s counterproductive to detest 1/6 of the...

Can’t Get No Health Care Satisfaction

A Fox News anchor said Saturday that if Mick Jagger was from the United States he’d finally qualify for Medicare. She’s kidding — right? The anchor made a pretty lame attempt at highlighting the rock star’s advancing age. She did, however, do a...