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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dodging Class War By Scapegoating Public Employees

Almost every time I crack open the Los Angeles Times, I’m reminded of Public Enemy Number One in the United States: Public employees. Public employees are to blame for everything that is wrong with society, with their greedy demands for pensions, unreasonable requests for vacation time, and persistent and annoying habits like putting out fires, [...]

Systems that force us to lie

I’ve written extensively about the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case. I’ve said almost everything I had to say on the subject. That was until Friday when the case fell apart and I resorted mostly to third party quotes and small sound bite commentary because I was too angry to properly articulate my thoughts. See, my views about [...]