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Tax Bill Will Bankrupt America

Tax Bill Will Bankrupt America

  By Richard Colman Government cannot manage money.  The Republican tax bill that President Donald Trump is expected to sign at any time will add about $2 trillion to the current national debt of $20 trillion.  The highest priority for the survival of the United States is to stop increasing the national debt.  Trump and […]

Is the Republican Party Brain Dead

Is the Republican Party Brain Dead

    By Richard Colman, California Political News and Views,    In his masterful book about American elections, Theodore H. White, described, in the “The Making of the President 1960,” the major differences between America’s two political parties.  The Republicans, White said, believe that the individual American citizen has an obligation to himself and his community […]

The Democratic Party is Brain Dead

The Democratic Party is Brain Dead

    By Richard Colman,  The Democratic Party needs a new brain. Despite some victories in governor’s races in Virginia and New Jersey on Nov. 7, 2017, the party that once couldn’t lose now can’t seem to win. From 1933 to 1953, Democratic presidents — Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman — controlled the White House. […]

Commentary: 50 Years of Rage; The White Working Class

Commentary: 50 Years of Rage; The White Working Class

. By Richard Colman, California Political News and Views,   If one has to pick a date for the collapse of the Franklin Roosevelt coalition, that date should be Nov. 5, 1968, the date on which Richard Nixon was elected president of the United States.  The Roosevelt coalition consisted of laborers, big-city bosses, the South, ethnic […]