There Will be No Default on the Debt

With the politicians and media dutifully doing the bidding of business and convincing most people that the debt ceiling is a serious problem; rather than the manmade policy designed to keep government from working for the people, I thought it would be good for me to share exactly what will happen over the next week… Continue reading There Will be No Default on the Debt

More Debt Ceiling Nonsense

The title of this episode is: More Debt Ceiling Nonsense. The verdict for this episode is: talk of the mythical debt means the American people will lose again. https://media.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/content.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/Debt_Ceiling.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:48 — 1.7MB) | Embedsubscribe to my podcast Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | RSS | Subscribe to Jonathan’s Verdicts

McCarthy’s Struggles Highlight Squad Weakness

I’m writing this shortly after Kevin McCarthy failed for the second time to receive enough votes to become speaker of the House. While I fully expect McCarthy will end the day as speaker of the House, his failures and the concessions the hard right is getting from him demonstrate how weak the squad and the… Continue reading McCarthy’s Struggles Highlight Squad Weakness

Democrats Never do Anything

Show Notes In this episode, I give examples and highlight how continuing to vote for Democrats will never result in meaningful change. Transcript The title of this episode is: Democrats never do anything. The verdict for this episode is: Nothing will fundamentally change until people stop voting for Democrats. As someone who supported Bernie Sanders… Continue reading Democrats Never do Anything

Democrats Help Far-Right Republicans

If you follow politics at all, you are familiar with Democrats pretending they are protecting America from Republican efforts to destroy democracy. As you will see, in an effort to potentially improve their political fortunes Democrats are using millions of dollars to amplify the messaging of far-right candidates who believe the 2020 election was stollen… Continue reading Democrats Help Far-Right Republicans

Our Suffering is Their Choice

I’m writing this post after reading that America is sending another $675 million in weapons to Ukraine. Over the last six months, America has given Ukraine billions of dollars. At the same time, Jackson, MS has no clean running water. Millions of Americans throughout the West are being told to reduce energy use during a… Continue reading Our Suffering is Their Choice

Political Wins are Offensive

In the aftermath of Democrats passing their dumpster fire of a bill that fails to address climate change and the bipartisan giveaway to chip makers, politicians and their media can’t stop talking about political wins. According to the media and the Democratic Party, the bill dedicating 46.1 percent of what the Pentagon will spend this… Continue reading Political Wins are Offensive

There is no Such Thing as Trumpism

Donald Trump is a moron. Donal Trump is not capable of creating political concepts and theories. He is not able to maintain political organization. Donald Trump loves the idea that Democrats and the media keep talking about the existence of Trumpism. But Donald Trump knows he didn’t create anything. Like everything else in his life,… Continue reading There is no Such Thing as Trumpism

American Elections Could Truly be Meaningless

Many of us know America is not and never has been a democracy. We know the two-party system is designed to provide the elusion of choice when in reality both parties serve their corporate masters and the wealthy at the expense of everyone else. But next year the Supreme Court could rule so that state… Continue reading American Elections Could Truly be Meaningless