This action will come as no surprise to my regular readers. For only the 13th time, second for a Supreme Court Justice (Thurgood Marshall), tellthetruthonthem.com is enshrining a person in the Progressive Hall of Fame. That person is Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Enshrinement Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Tag Archives: Frances Perkins
Some Of What Could Be
In one of his books the late Lee Iacocca stated that the American voters should demand that presidential candidates disclose who would be in their Cabinet if elected. Iacocca may have had some talent at selling Mustangs – more likely he was in the right place at the right time – but he was totally naïve (I’m being kind in my choice of words) when it came to being a major party presidential candidate. Major party candidates cannot disclose who would serve in their Cabinet and on their senior staff for a multitude of reasons; but op-ed writers can put out wish lists based on real world considerations. Let’s explore. Continue reading Some Of What Could Be
My Roots Are Showing (And They Are Angry)!
I had planned to write about something else for today’s posting. It will have to wait. It wasn’t the most important news item of next week. What I’m asking you to explore with me is! Continue reading My Roots Are Showing (And They Are Angry)!
The Enshrinement Of Frances Perkins
I guess I need to start this posting off with an apology: I’m sorry it took me this long to recognize what a progressive Frances Perkins was! If you somehow combined progressive and glass ceiling smasher is one word a picture of Perkins would accompany it in the dictionary. Continue reading The Enshrinement Of Frances Perkins
Don Trump Adds To His Crew
Today is the only the first day of December 2016 but my recurring theme for the formation and duration of the Trump administration has becoming apparent: it is an organized criminal conspiracy. In order to get things through Congress Donald Trump needs the cooperation of the Republicans in the Senate. What better way to guarantee it than to nominate the Senate Majority Leader’s wife as Secretary of Transportation. That is an especially astute political move when you look at recent history and consider that Trump wants to spend a lot of money on projects that will flow through the Department of Transportation. It is also part of a pattern. Continue reading Don Trump Adds To His Crew