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Raised rural & small town, then lived in N.Y., Chicago & LA. Widely traveled. Returned from world wandering to pursue media life of anchorman/reporter and major, medium and small market talk radio. Highly active in politics. Once worked as orderly & security in Mens Lock Ward for the Criminally Insane at a state institution. Much more rational population than current Teapublicans. Great concern for country run by and for the extreme wealthy. The inhumane current running through this country has no precedent in modern history. Follow me on Twitter @demwriter

Wacky CPAC On The Attack With The President and Hillary Clinton As Prime Targets

Wacky CPAC On The Attack With The President and Hillary Clinton As Prime Targets

In the political version of open mike night at the Laugh Factory, the Republicans; I'm sorry, the homophobic, extremist, radical, bigoted bible-thumping corporate and Tea Party-controlled right-wingers, wrapped up their…

Bobby Jindal Dumps on MoveOn for Telling the Truth

Bobby Jindal Dumps on MoveOn for Telling the Truth

Free speech in Bobby (well, it's actually Piyush, but Jindal is ashamed of his roots) Jindal's Louisiana? Surely you jest.…

South Carolina Activists Fight for Medicaid Expansion from Jail

South Carolina Activists Fight for Medicaid Expansion from Jail

Eleven of roughly two dozen protesters were arrested by Columbia, South Carolina during a protest against the state's rejection of the ACA's expansion of Medicaid.…

Senator Tim Scott, South Carolina’s Most Beloved Politician

Senator Tim Scott, South Carolina’s Most Beloved Politician

The headline made up for the headshot of Tim Scott. The banner, boldface line screamed; "Poll: Scott wins favor of SC GOP."…

Symbolic Book-Burning Is Alive And Well In South Carolina

Symbolic Book-Burning Is Alive And Well In South Carolina

South Carolina's latest insult to the intelligence of any civil human being is the punitive symbolic book burning of a publication titled "Out Loud: The Best of Rainbow Radio."…

Democrats better pay attention to a new NYTimes/CBS Poll

Democrats better pay attention to a new NYTimes/CBS Poll

For Democrats, there's a lot of work to be done. The first obligation is to ignore the phony gloom and doom coming from the right-wing media. …

Congress, Large Corporations and the Postal Service Itself are Conspiring to Kill USPS

Congress, Large Corporations and the Postal Service Itself are Conspiring to Kill USPS

In part two of a two-part series on attempts to dismantle the Postal Service, I’m here to present some other distasteful facts as they directly relate to USPS.…

Congress and Backroom Trade Pacts Grease Skids for FedEx at the Expense of the USPS

Congress and Backroom Trade Pacts Grease Skids for FedEx at the Expense of the USPS

If I have a cause as a contributing writer to PoliticusUSA, it is to expose the ongoing and relentless attempts to render the Postal Service as a largely irrelevant errand…

Is Another Killer About To Get Away With Murder? The Pistorius Trial Is Fast Approaching

Is Another Killer About To Get Away With Murder? The Pistorius Trial Is Fast Approaching

A year ago last Valentine's Day, a once-heroic South African athletic figure, Oscar Pistorius, shot and killed his live-in model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. …

A Post Mortem look at the VW, UAW vote and the absurd spin of the winners

A Post Mortem look at the VW, UAW vote and the absurd spin of the winners

The late Friday votes are in and yet another union is kept out. Workers at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant were given the opportunity to join the UAW and they said…

The Tea Party’s ‘My Way or the Highway’ Candidate Strategy is Pure Old School

The Tea Party’s ‘My Way or the Highway’ Candidate Strategy is Pure Old School

In the current political climate, the only compromising from the Tea Party is the highly transparent dive to the middle at election-time…

Give Those With Mental Health Issues and Addiction Problems a Break; Elect Democrats!

Give Those With Mental Health Issues and Addiction Problems a Break; Elect Democrats!

Let our Democratic candidates run on a platform of both mercy and pocketbook practicality. The issue is out there for the taking…

Republicans Are Making Sure That An Immigration Bill Will Not Pass Until After 2014

Republicans Are Making Sure That An Immigration Bill Will Not Pass Until After 2014

Republicans want a permanent immigrant sub-class of mostly non-voters to do the laundry, mow the yard and have no say whatsoever in how the country is run.…

It Begins! A Zimmerman Redux of a Dead Black Teenager and a White Smoking Gun

It Begins!  A Zimmerman Redux of a Dead Black Teenager and a White Smoking Gun

The story is not new, just the trial. The deadly event occurred on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving), 2012. The defense is on sharp alert as jury selection opens…

The State Department Covers for Keystone XL Pipeline as Carbon Prevails

The State Department Covers for Keystone XL Pipeline as Carbon Prevails

At roughly 3:00 PM EST on the last day of January, the NY Times graced my email inbox with the headline, "Report may ease way to approval of Keystone pipeline."…

More About Republicans’ Environmental Inhumanity To Man

More About Republicans’ Environmental Inhumanity To Man

Late Sunday night, January 26, one of my submissions entitled "The Real World Story of Human Lives Sacrificed at the Altar of Deregulation" was posted on PoliticusUSA. This is part…

President’s State of the Union Speech Strikes Most of the Chords Dems Were Waiting For

President’s State of the Union Speech Strikes Most of the Chords Dems Were Waiting For

I watched President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night. I was one of the 15% who did in my area of South Carolina. …

The Real World Story of Human Lives Sacrificed at the Altar of Deregulation

The Real World Story of Human Lives Sacrificed at the Altar of Deregulation

  I went to one of those “poisoned citizens” meetings the other night. It was a community meeting called by a couple of outside law firms that have just sued…

A Venture Into Real Democracy On Red State Capitol Grounds

A Venture Into Real Democracy On Red State Capitol Grounds

Dennis S. attended Truthful Tuesday, a demonstration in Columbia, SC on Tuesday and provided a detailed breakdown of the event.…

Is the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Worth the Potential Risks?

Is the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Worth the Potential Risks?

In the 1972 Munich Olympics, Palestinian terrorists killed 11 Israeli athletes. Could there be a danger of a repeat in Sochi, Russia?…