Sometimes I Wish I Was a Republican

By James A. Kidney Most of the mainstream media identifies the Republican Party as one in distress, torn between the capital C Conservatives embodied by Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell, and the radical flamethrowers encouraged by Steve Bannon and the actions, if not always words, of Donald Trump. But I wish I was a Republican.  I wish I could be unabashedly in favor of the rich while proclaiming I am looking out for the little guy.  I wish I could speak crassly of my fellow citizens on occasion and let inner prejudices out for a stroll.  I wish I didn’t worry so much about those same citizens as their economic condition deteriorates or look with anger on the very wealthy for whom enough is never enough.  I wish I could be blind to the damages inflicted on this great nation as a democracy is converted to a corporatocracy with the … Read more of this post . . .

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