Just Not When Leon Is In Town

On 14 march 2012 Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense made a surprise visit to Afghanistan to soothe  the host nations leaders in the aftermath of a U.S. soldier allegedly shooting  unarmed Afghan civilians.  He forgot one thing… He works for the people and the soldiers of the United States of America. SCOTT OLSON/GETTY IMAGES U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta…

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Eat the Rich

In a Washington Post editorial titled, “Rich people are being ‘demonized’ for flaunting their wealth. Poor dears!”, Barbara Ehrenreich writes yet another screed about how the “rich” really are different – and apparently evil. She facetiously laments how they are demonized, the “poor dears”, while doing exactly that. Her second paragraph tells you where all…