RFK and D-Day

Yesterday was the fiftieth anniversary of the killing of Robert Kennedy. He was most likely going to win the Democratic nomination in 1968, which is why Lyndon Baines Johnson simply stepped down and did not seek re-election. Can you imagine a president NOT seeking re-election, but that is what he …

Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day, I felt I should talk about my grandfather who fought in the Battle of the Bulge. I recently …

Feeling a Bit Hungover

I am feeling a bit hungover after laboring for over a year on the book, Libertarian-Socialism: American Style. When you are chasing …

March on PI Day

I find it a bit coincidental that the students will be out marching on PI Day. And it’s my grandmother’s birthday too. …

It’s not the 3 Percent!

Hello All, I just had to come out and comment on this stupid stuff about 3% wage growth in the last Labor …

FISA Fiasco

As the FISA court has become central to the debate about the Russia investigation, one has to wonder why the Republicans renewed …

Social Liberty SOTU

The traffic on this site and other pages during the State of the Union convinced me to take a break from writing …